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Youth Radio Project interviews student & musher Jessica Berg-Collman

Jessica Berg-Collman joined the Youth Radio Project in studio this week to talk about the upcoming Mush for a Cure event in Cook County.

CCHS One-Act Play students will compete Saturday, Jan. 26 (Ian Bridgeman/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews members of the CCHS One-Act Play Team

Cook County High School will present a performance of the comedy "We're Not Making This Play Up As We Go- Honest!" by Bradley Walton for this year's one-act play competition in Two H


Viking boys take basketball win, Viking, Mariner girls lose

The Cook County boys basketball team had an easy victory Thursday night beating Northeast Range 65-38 in Grand Marais.

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Local fish report for Friday, January 25

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware he’s just blown in from the Ice Fishing Extravaganza on Gull Lake.


West End News: January 24

The most common question that we hear from our customers here at Sawbill Outfitters is, “What do you do in the winter?”  They seem to feel that when the canoeing season ends, there mu

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Feds now involved in county sexual abuse case; Omnibus Hearing continued to March 5

The Omnibus Hearing for a 36-year-old man facing a number of charges alleging sexual conduct with young girls has been continued to March 5

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Dupre plans to move further up Denali Thursday

If the weather permits Thursday, Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre plans to begin moving his supplies another 2,000 feet up Denali.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: January 12th

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.

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Flu is still with us, but the vaccine is here

The respiratory flu is still around, but the vaccines are all available. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with nurse Teresa Borak about what’s available for which patients.

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Sen. Franken to introduce mental health bills

Sen. Al Franken will shortly introduce two bills dealing with mental health in schools and in the legal system. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the Senator on “Daybreak.”

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Lonnie Dupre reaches 14,200 feet on Denali

Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre’s website reported Wednesday morning that after “another wonderful day on Denali,” he arrived at his camp at 14,200 feet  early Tuesdayevening


John & Maddy MacIndoe share stories of Antarctic adventure

Buck chatted recently with seasonal residents John & Maddy MacIndoe, just back from a National Geographic excursion to Antarctica for their 40th anniversary. They shared wonderful stories about all they saw, including penguins, whales, and much more.


Artist/musician Marlin Ledin captures sounds of Lake Superior's ice

Ann Possis visited with Washburn, Wisc., musician and artist Marlin Ledin Jan. 18 about his project to record the ice sounds of Lake Superior, both to preserve them and as an inspiration for his music. The interview includes several segments of those recordings. He was in Grand Marais to speak at North House Folk School the next evening. You can learn more about him, his music, and his field recordings here.

Travis Payer (left) and Station 7 crew filling the boot for Jerry's kids fundraiser

Anishinaabe Way: Travis Payer

Travis Payer is Nebraska Ho Chunk and Bad River Ojibwe. He has lived in the Minneapolis St. Paul area his whole life and has been a Minneapolis Fire Fighter for 17 years.

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