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Solar Hot Water Success for CCLEP and the Rec Park

The solar hot water installation at the Grand Marais Recreation Area is a local energy victory.  


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 board looks at leaner enrollment for 2013-14

The ISD166 school board is making budget plans for a leaner enrollment next school year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Hospital board: Veggies and some positive legislative actions

The folks at North Shore Hospital and Care Center are growing veggies for healthier eating, especially for care center residents.


Human Development Center

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1807 West Highway 61
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
Phone: 
218-387-9444
Goldthread

The special spring goldthread

It’s a plant easily overlooked because it’s small and doesn’t bloom very long. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson
about goldthread.


Volunteers

WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series with four volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


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School News will return soon!

Tune in again this fall for regular school news features from around Cook County!


Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, June 21

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are still hanging out fairly shallow…


Cook County Ramble: The First Waltz April 2013

The Local Music Project: The Cook County Ramble, The First Waltz

On a snowy April night, a crowd of about one hundred gathered at the Cascade Lodge and Pub in Lutsen to hear local musicians pay tribute to the late drummer and vocalist for The Band, Levon Helm.


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West End News: June 20

Planning is in full swing for the famous Tofte Fourth of July celebration.  The big news this year is that the fireworks will be on Friday, July 5, rather than on the Fourth.  This will allo


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"Bidder 70" tells story of Tim DeChristopher's civil disobedience in the name of saving wilderness

Beth & George Gage, directors of "Bidder 70," joined Dick Swanson recently to talk about their award-winning documentary. "Bidder 70" tells the story of Tim DeChristopher, a college student who entered a BLM oil and gas lease auction in order to save 22,000 acres of wilderness. Tim was indicted on two felony charges, but became a climate justice leader before serving time in federal prison. Hear what Beth & George have to say about Tim's remarkable act of peaceful protest.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 14

The Trail folk are rounding out week two with the “Neebing (summer) Express” bearing down on the territory.  By next time we meet over the airwaves, our


Lake Superior Surf by David Grinstead

Shipwreck hunters find remains of Henry B. Smith nearly 100 years after disappearing on Lake Superior

Buck chatted June 14 with Cloquet shipwreck hunter Jerry Eliason who, with a team of friends and family, recently located what they believe to be the Henry B. Smith, which went down in a storm in November 1913. Jerry says it was the find of a lifetime.


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New firehall buildings dedicated on Gunflint Trail

The Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department held a grand opening celebration for the newly expanded and upgraded Poplar Firehall, Wednesday, June 12, 2013.  WTIP's Carah Thomas was there.


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