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Intentional fire along the Sawbill Trail makes an eerie sight at night

West End News: May 19

The news is good in the West End this week, thanks to 400 employees returning to work at North Shore Mining in Silver Bay. It is a wrenching blow to the entire West End when the plant shuts down.

Commissioner Frank Moe

Commissioner vows to bring back copper-nickel resolution for board discussion

Commissioner Frank Moe vows to bring back his clean water resolution to the county board for a discussion about non-ferrous mining near the BWCAW and Lake Superior watershed.

Sawtooth Elementary School Food Drive

Fri, 05/27/2016 (All day)

The Sawtooth Elementary School is collecting donations of canned and non-perishable food until May 27th to benefit the local food shelf.

Chik-Wauk arrives to 2016 with series of changes

There are some changes this summer to the Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center located near the end of the Gunflint Trail.


New fishing book showcases most Cook County lakes

A new fishing book is available for Cook County anglers and tourists. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with the publisher of the book, Shawn Perich. 

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: May 17

Kalina, Sophia and Silas report the latest School News.

Cherokee Lake

A Year in the Wilderness: May 13 - Canoe all the time

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Chik-Wauk arrives to 2016 with series of changes

There are some changes this summer to the Chik-Wauk Museum & Nature Center located near the end of the Gunflint Trail.

Spring Trail Clean-up May 29

Cook County ATV Club
Irish Creek Trailhead
Sat, 05/28/2016 - 10:00am
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  • Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra Quartet May 25

    Grand Marais Public Library
    Wed, 05/25/2016 - 12:00pm
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    Floydian Slip in Studio A

    Floydian Slip rocks the Roadhouse with original jam music

    South Shore jam band Floydian Slip made a return appearance on the show May 13 with great original tunes. They've been working on a new album, set to come out this summer, and they'll be back in town for Fisherman's Picnic. Floydian Slip is Andy Noyes, Jeff Kriner, Olaf Kirsten, and Scott McCafferty. You can learn more about the band and their schedule here.  

    "You Must Only to Love Them"

    Cook County resident Ann Marie Mershon's new memoir on teaching and traveling in Turkey

    Cook County teacher and writer Ann Marie Mershon spent nine semesters teaching in Turkey. She's written a memoir of her time there, "You Must Only to Love Them: Lessons Learned in Turkey." She chatted with Dick recently about what it was like to live and teach there, what she learned about Turkish culture, and much more. The book is available locally and on Amazon. You can learn more about Ann and her work here


    Duluth News Tribune outdoors editor Sam Cook talks chilly fishing opener

    Sam Cook, outdoors editor at the Duluth News Tribune and a regular Roadhouse guest, chatted with Dave on the eve of this year's fishing opener. 

    Cook County Higher Education celebrates 20 years

    Cook County Higher Education is celebrating its 20th year of operation in 2016.

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