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Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk looks toward 2013 legislative session

The Minnesota Legislature is back in the hands of the DFL. District 3 Sen. Tom Bakk is the new Senate Majority Leader. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital faces fiscal cliff losses

If the country goes over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, it will take a substantial chunk of Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center with it.


Gray wolf

Wolf season part one ends

The first half of Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunt closed Sunday, Nov. 18, with fewer than 150 wolves killed, according to Department of Natural Resources numbers.


Wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich

Surplus wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday, November 19

Applicants not selected in this year’s early or late season wolf license lottery can purchase a surplus hunting or trapping license on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Mo


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Marcia Hyatt interviews author Parker Palmer on November Third Thursday Community Conversation

Parker Palmer is an author, educator, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change.


Heidi Doo-Kirk

Heidi Doo-Kirk talks about her new commissioner role

The November elections brought a new face to Cook County’s Fourth Commissioner District. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with commissioner-elect Heidi Doo-Kirk.


Billy Mills

School News from Cook County Middle School, November 16

It’s National Native American Heritage Month. Cook County Middle School students celebrated this event with a visit from Olympian Billy Mills. Learn more in this edition of CCMS News.


Deer

Points North: Young hunter overcomes adrenaline to shoot his first “real deer”

Life is filled with firsts and, last weekend, 15-year-old Joe Hamsmith of Duluth passed a hunting milestone.


Poplar River valley

Poplar River sediment reduction projects completed

The 2012 construction season saw the completion of two sediment reduction projects by the Poplar River Management Board in collaboration with the Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District.


Ice skating on a frozen lake - photo by Anneli Salo

West End News: November 15

Time is short to make your reservations for the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum's third annual storytelling dinner.  This popular event will be hosted by Lutsen Resort Saturday, Dec.


Nellie - the Bourbon Red turkey (photo by Carah Thomas)

Magnetic North: Old memories and new beginnings

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the blustery winds of winter stir old memories.


Garry Gamble

Commissioner-elect Garry Gamble talks about the future

The November elections brought a change to Cook County’s Second Commissioner District. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with commissioner-elect Garry Gamble.


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