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Weekend News Roundup for April 12

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. No new Isle Royale wolves. Fond du Lac to spear walleyes in Cook County. Emergency deer feeding ends.


Tim Scannell

Criminal case against Cook County Attorney can proceed to trial

The criminal case against Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell can proceed to trial, a judge ruled Friday.  According to the Duluth News Tribune, Sixth Judicial District Judge Shaun Floerke denied a


Total Lunar Eclipse (Mohammed Rahimi / Flikr)

Total Lunar Eclipse, Early Tuesday April 15

If you're up late working on your taxes, there's an oppotunity to view a total lunar eclipse.


Gus' Wild Side: Working in the Sugar Bush

Gus shares his experiences working in a local sugar bush, an annual spring ritual.


Photo by Dan Coulter via Flickr.

All About the Cook County Robotics Team

WTIP North Shore Community Radio volunteer Julie Carlson interviewed students from Cook County High School, about being on the robotics team.


Photo by Mark Hunter via Flickr.

The Youth Media Project

Members of WTIP's Youth Radio Project are now getting involved with the Youth Media Project, a brand new idea from Anna Brown and Patrick Knight.


Photo by Thomas Favre-Bulle

YRP Interviews Anna Sandstrom, the new CCHS Student Success Coordinator

Producers from the Youth Radio Project interviewed Anna Sandstrom about her job as Cook County High School's Student Success Coordinator.


Photo by Brenderous via Flickr.

Joke to Memory, Relieved as Legacy

Czarina Crow is a high school student at CCHS and a gifted poet.


Photo by Bahman Farzad via Flickr.

Members of the Youth Radio Project interview the particpants of "Theater Sports"

Members of the Youth Radio Project sat down with two participants of Cook County High School's "Theater Sports"- and improvisation show put on by the


Mayor Larry Carlson

City has employee contract

The District Heating Project is on indefinite hold and the city has a contract with its employees. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson.


Rena Rogers

County IS director talks about tower strobes

The county will be installing new daytime strobe units on the new radio/phone tower. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with county Information Systems and Communications Director, Rena Rogers.


West End News: April 10

It’s not too early to mark your calendar for the “Gala for the Grove.”  The Gala is a gourmet dinner, live auction and dance, and is the largest annual fundraiser for the remark


Ginny Sims

New artist in residence at Grand Marais Art Colony

Ginny Sims, a potter, is the new artist in residence at the Art Colony in Grand Marais. She will be working and living at the colony for the next two weeks. On Friday she stopped by the Roadhouse to talk to Buck and Dave Seaton about her residency, including the inspiration and functionality of her work, as well as her travels and working in pottery studios abroad.


Maple Hill School

Moments in Time: Herb Hedstrom and Maple Hill School

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we will talk with Herb Hedstrom, a life-long Cook County resident.&n

River Otter

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 4

No foolin’, it’s April!  As the keying of this week's scoop began filling the monitor screen, the weather guessers were predicting another swipe from “old man winter.”


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