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Cook County is a long way from Veterans Administration medical facilities. The population of military veterans is aging, as well as increasing due to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Because of large fires this summer in the West and South, and the need to conserve resources, the US Forest Service has directed forest supervisors to attack and stop fires as soon as possible.
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation reports that southbound Highway 61/London Road will be closed for flood-related culvert and road repairs from now through late August.
Matthew and Sam Miltich were in town Aug. 3 to play at Harbor Park during Fisherman's Picnic. They stopped by The Roadhouse to talk about the challenges and joys of being a rural musician and, of course, Sam played a few songs.
Buck chatted Aug. 3 with Dr. Alena Grabowski, research professor at the U of Colorado Boulder Locomotion Laboratory. She's involved in research and testing on people using assistive devices to walk and run, including Oscar Pistorius, the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics. The study found that Pistorius does not receive any net advantage from using artificial feet to run.
The U of MN Tourism Center conducted a study recently to look at how travel among households with school-aged children is affected when school starts before Labor Day. Ann Possis spoke Aug. 3 with Ingrid Schneider, director of the Center, about the results and what they might mean for tourism and for policy makers considering changing school start dates.
Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.
Deb Benedict, executive director of WTIP, was named Cook County 2012 Citizen of the Year at the Grand Marais Lions Club Fisherman's Picnic today. Her partner is Jim Raml.
It's high summer on the North Shore, and there's plenty going on in our woods and waters.