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DNR adds more counties to burning restrictions list

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that 16 more counties will be placed under burning restrictions, beginning on April 22 at 8 a.m.

Commissiioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioners hire golf course consultant

Cook County commissioners met Tuesday and took up a number of issues. But the most time was again spent on Superior National Golf Course.

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations is in testing mode

Great Expectations School in Grand Marais is in the midst of annual testing. According to Director Peter James, graduation is approaching and also activity at their greenhouse is progressing.

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DNR warns homeowners that bears are waking up

State wildlife officials are reminding homeowners that Wisconsin's bears are waking up — and they're hungry.

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Drivers urged to use care on Superior National Forest roads

The U.S. Forest Service says drivers should be careful using roads in the Superior National Forest this spring.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to settle on Admin cuts options to present at public meetings

The ISD166 school board is a step closer to deciding on options for reducing administrative costs at Cook County Schools.


Organic Production, Mulches & Tomato Varieties for the North Shore

Organic Food Production, Mulches, Pruning and Tomato Varieties
April 14, 2011

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Gray wolf

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service initiates delisting of the gray wolf in Minnesota

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Monday announced that the Department of Interior has taken the first step in the process to delist the Great Lakes gray wolf. The U.S.

Chorus Frog

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber April 16th

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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Weekend News Roundup for April 16

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

Highway 1 is a famous stretch of American road, known for its tight turns, abrupt hills and remote, forest scenery and wildlife.

West End News April 15

We just got back to the county after a lovely vacation and were surprised by the dramatic advance of spring weather during the last week.

The Grand Portage Stockade

Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps Part 4

In 1933, Cook County was just another area of the United States struggling with the Great Depression.

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