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Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Bookings are up, the county is moving on courthouse security and Prom is near

Bookings are way up at Cook County Law Enforcement. Drugs and alcohol are major reasons. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about prescription drugs, prom and courthouse security.


Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Hospital and Blue Cross in reimbursement stand-off

Blue Cross is proposing changes in how they pay small hospitals and how much. It could result in a 12.2 percent cut to Cook County North Shore Hospital.


Nosey Rosey

Nosey Rosey April 26

Talk about snow on the Gunflint Trail! One small resident is fed up with it. In this commentary, our favorite canine correspondent, Nosey Rosey, brings us another report from Hungry Jack.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, April 29

Charles Christianson has been teaching swimming lessons to Sawtooth Mountain elementary students for 20 years.


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New invention makes using your iPad on airplanes a whole lot easier

Buck chatted recently with Twin Cities businessman Anton Jachim, inventor of the Arctic Flight, an articulated stand for the iPad that lets you use it easily on airplanes and everywhere else, too. Learn more about it here.


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Lucy Kaplansky visits The Roadhouse

Bob chatted recently with singer-songwriter Lucy Kaplansky. She, along with John Gorka and Eliza Gilkyson, make up the folk trio Red Horse, which performed in Grand Marais Apr. 27.


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Great Lakes increasingly threatened due to pollution from plastics

Bob spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.


Snow melting on beach rocks

A little rain and cooler temps in the forecast

The weather has warmed up and the snow is melting, but rain and cooler weather lies ahead this week.


UMD Medical School: Duluth Center of American Indian & Minority Health

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182 SMed, 1035 University Drive
Duluth, MN 55812
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(218) 726-7235
Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 27

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Ely business owners organize against non-ferrous mining.


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Look out! The Axe Giant is coming!

Bob chatted recently with Jeff Miller, producer of the new horror movie, "Axe Giant: The Wrath of Paul Bunyan." Why didn't anyone think of this angle to Paul Bunyan before? Learn all about the movie and suggest places to screen it, here.


Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, April 26

For anyone born in 1980 or later, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources requires hunters to have Firearm Safety instruction.


CCHS Band Director Kerri Bilben & student Bjorn Johnson discuss upcoming concert (Conrad Kuiper/Flickr)

CCHS Band Director Kerri Bilben & student Bjorn Johnson on Spring Band Concert

Cook County High School Band Director Kerri Bilben, along with student Bjorn Johnson, joined us in the studio this week to discuss the upcoming Spring Band Concert. Check it out!


YRPers speak with Jim Wiinanen about youth & emergency management in this interview (lincolnblues/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jim Wiinanen on youth & emergency management

County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Wiinanen joined us in the studio the week to talk about the role that youth play in the county emergency management, as well as volunteer opportunities at t


Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Boundary Waters/South Kawishi River #6 on Most Endangered Rivers list

Buck spoke Apr. 19 with Amy Kober, senior director of communications at American Rivers. They just released their annual report on America's Most Endangered Rivers, and the South Kawishiwi/Boundary Waters is sixth on the list, due to threats from proposed copper and nickel mining.


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