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Cook County Court House and government offices

County staff expresses level of distrust toward county administrator

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Nov.


Oshki Ogimaag student Jeffrey with the sign students made in recognition of veterans

Veterans Day events in the community

Veterans Day 2016 was recognized in a variety of ways in Cook County on Friday, November 11, in Grand Portage and Grand Marais. Rhonda Silence provides this brief report. 


Commissioner Gamble

Commissioner Gamble reflects on leadership and tough budget choices in a final interview

Tension with the county employee union and difficult budget decisions concerning Human Services and the EDA. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with County Commissioner Garry Gamble.


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove School: November 17

Kalina, Sophia, and Isabel report the latest school news.


Howard Hedstrom

EDA and County Board discuss budget priorities

The Joint Economic Development Authority met this week to discuss their role in the Tofte housing project as well as budget negotiations with the County Board.


Honeyberries

All about small, delicious fruits


Northern Gardening

Putting your gardens to bed


Rough-legged hawk

North Woods Naturalist: Fall is closing in

Fall has been a long time coming, but it’s closing in on us. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the November of 2016.


Floydian Slip in Studio A

Floydian Slip returns to The Roadhouse

South Shore jam band Floydian Slip stopped by Studio A on their way to a gig in Grand Marais. Floydian Slip is Andy Noyes, guitar & vocals; Olaf Kirsten, guitar & vocals; Jeff Kriner, percussion; and Scott McCafferty, bass & vocals. You can learn more about the band and their schedule here


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WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report

 

Cook County Law Enforcement Report

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School: November 15

Noah, Rachel, and Molly report the latest school news.


"Torn in Two" by Michael Schumacher

New book tells story of one of the worst shipwrecks in Great Lakes history

Great Lakes historian and author Michael Schumacher spoke with Dave recently about his latest book, "Torn in Two, " which recounts the story of the 1966 sinking of the freighter Daniel J. Morrell, and of its only survivor, Dennis Hale. 


Grand Portage band member makes return trip to Standing Rock

Dana Logan is a Grand Portage band member who recently visited the protector camps near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.


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