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Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioners clocked a long meeting this week

The cook County Commissioners had a long and productive meeting Tuesday.


Isle Royale wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich, Michigan Technological University.

Genetic research sheds new light on Isle Royale wolf population

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green, recorded on WTIP's A.M.


Managing

Third Thursday for February is all about "managing"

Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen for Third Thursday Community Conversation. This time the program is all about managing.


Career readiness

Career Readiness Community Forum is Feb. 28

On the 28th there will be a community forum to explore career readiness for students when they leave Cook County High School. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the forum organizers.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Nice winter weather to continue in the Northland

The weather has been very nice and it looks like it will continue mild.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, February 25

Have you ever considered being a substitute teacher?  In this edition of Sawtooth Elementary School News, substitute super star Stephanie Lindstrom talks about her experience.


Cook County Chili Cook Off

4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off a Big Success!

The 4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off was held Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Over twenty different types of chili were entered into the competition.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Li


Just what he wanted to hear

Weekend News Roundup for February 23

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show February 21

This week on the Youth Show, youth producer Sterling brings us new editions of School News, a great interview about the upcoming College in the Schools Literature Class' dodgeball tournament fundr


It's Oscars week! (Rachel Jackson/Flickr)

Youth Take: What's your favorite movie?

It's Oscars week, so the Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School to find out what your favorite movie is. Check it out!


Pop cans

Sugary soft drinks on the way out at the hospital

No more sugary soft drinks at the hospital. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center administrator Kimber Wraalstad about the planned pop phase-out.


Pine Marten (travelling.steve/Flickr)

Wildersmith February 22

Thanks go out to Rosey, that news-scoopin’ K-9 from over on Hungry Jack Lake, for covering my absence last week.


Dodgeball (Travis Wiens/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Mark Marxen on CCHS dodgeball fundraiser

The College in the Schools Literature class is in the process of saving money for an upcoming trip to Minneapolis to see two professional theater productions at the Guthrie Theater.


Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, February 22

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s trout time!


Boreal Owl (Eric Ripma/Flickr)

Points North: The Economics of Owl Watching

Below-zero cold feels crisp and comfortable on a windless February night. Overhead, stars sparkle and wink. The surrounding forest is dark and silent.


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