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Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Where: 
9096 Highway 61, Schroeder, MN

Sugarloaf Cove is located approximately six miles southwest of Schroeder at mile 73.3.

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West End News: July 11

One thing we haven’t had to worry about in the West End this year, at least so far, is forest fires.  The late spring and the wet summer have kept fire danger very low. 


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Watch for deer ticks this summer

It’s deer tick season and that means taking extra precautions against Lyme disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Regional Epidemiologist Amy Westbrook..


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Local fish report for Friday, July 12

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are finally moving into deeper water.


Cemetary in County Clare Ireland by Marcia Hyatt

What Legacy Do You Want to Leave? - July 6, 2013

How we live our lives leaves a legacy to those who follow.  The word legacy is often associated with property or money.  However, some of  the most powerful legacies are the way we have


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GM Garden Club's 79th Annual Flower Show this Friday

The Grand Marais Garden Club’s 79th Annual Flower Show is Friday, July 19, from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center.


Commissioners Hakes, Martinson and Hall

Possible wheelage tax discussed at county

Permit and penalty fees, a possible wheelage tax, leveling the vacation and resort rental permit playing field and a new walkway at the tennis courts.


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Senate tries again to keep lower student loan rates

The interest rate on Stafford student loans is now twice what it was before the first of July. Congressional inaction is the major reason. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


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Moments in Time: Early Commissioners

This “Moments in Time” features former Cook County commissioner Chet Lindskog.  He spoke at the Cook County Historical Society storytelling event "Stories You've Never Heard


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Youth Show: July 4

This week on the Youth Show, it's the Fourth of July! We discuss the activities going on in Cook County, and play some insightful commentaries on what it means to be an American.


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The Wrong Omar rocks The Roadhouse

Buck & Dick welcomed Twin Cities band The Wrong Omar to Studio A recently for chat, music, and lots of laughter. They were in town to perform at the Gun Flint Tavern July 5 & 6.


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Bitcoin digital currency, explained and demystified

Buck spoke recently with Dr. Tyler Moore, professor of computer science and engineering at Southern Methodist University, about Bitcoin, a relatively new digital currency with no central authority. Learn more about it, how it works, and why it's growing in popularity. Hear about security and other concerns too.


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CCVB names new director

The Cook County Visitor's Bureau (CCVB) has hired Linda Jurek Kratt to replace outgoing executive director Sally Nankivell.


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Faroe Islanders share stories of life in remote part of the world

John & Harriet, a couple from the Faroe Islands, joined Dick Swanson July 5 in Studio A. They're visiting Cook County for a few weeks, and gave a talk and slide show about their homeland at North House later that evening. The Faroe Islands are a remote, rocky place in the sea almost equidistant from Norway, Denmark, and Scotland.


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Slowly summer slips in

Summer is having hard time getting here in force, but this week after a damp start, should start looking up. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dean Melde.


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