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Rick Nolan

Cook County GOP goes Santorum, DFL for Nolan in the 8th

Cook County Republican Caucus-goers went for Rick Santorum. According to local GOP party Secretary Mary Petz, Santorun garnered 33 of the 67 votes cast last night.


Sen. Al Franken in committee

Franken bill would improve courthouse security

Sen. Al Franken is introducing legislation to make courthouses more secure.


The cast of Shout!

Playhouse presents Dinner Theater this weekend

The 1960's are making a comeback this weekend at the Harbor Light Supper Club in Grand Marais.


Community Healing

Community Healing is First Thursday topic for February

Late last year Cook County was shaken by shootings at the courthouse, followed by a subsequent death. In 2007 the huge Ham Lake fire traumatized much of the North Shore, followed by a suicide.


CCHS

ISD 166 public forum this Thursday at ACA

Cook County ISD 166 is hosting a community discussion on the district's 2012-13 budget from 6:00 -8:00 p.m., Thursday, February 9 at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais.


Interstate 35 - Duluth Mega Project

Interstate 35 lane closures scheduled for Feb. 7–8 in Duluth

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has advised that motorists traveling on Interstate 35 in Duluth will encounter lane closures Tuesday, Feb. 7, and Wednesday, Feb.


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There is snow in Cook County

There’s enough snow in Cook County to ski, snowshoe and snowmobile, even though that’s not the case in much of the rest of Minnesota.


Volks Ski 400 Community Challenge

Volks Ski 400 Community Challenge this Saturday

Established in 2010, the Volks Ski 400 is county-wide event which invites cross country skiers of all abilities to team up in an attempt to collectively ski all 400+ kilometers of Cook County’s


Exposition radio poster

Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 4

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


 

Being Present Through Meditation - February 4, 2012

Research in business, pyschology and neuroscience all point to the power of a meditation practice. What is it and why is it so hard to do?


The "Sickle"; Regulus is the brightest object in the lower left corner

Northern Sky: Bright Lights in February

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesot, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


"We all know February can easily mean “proceed with caution.” There is snow yet to fall and winds to howl..."

Wildersmith February 3

February has called on us “up the Trail folks” in more seasonal fashion. Temps have been cold, but not bitter, with some decent snow, but nothing to boast about.


The Minnesota deer harvest has declined in the past two years.

Points North: On Deer Deficits and Dead Dogs

When it came to northern Minnesota deer hunting, my father believed you took the good and the bad when it came to deer abundance.


Low water levels on Lake Superior

Lake level drop is normal for Jan.

The level of Lake Superior dropped three inches in January, about the usual decline for the month, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control.


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