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Young adventurers continue journey from Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay

Four young women, including Grand Marais resident Tessa Larson, are paddling canoes from the end of the Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay this summer.


Forest Service staff listen to public comment at the Duluth Convention Center. Photo by Ann Possis

North Shore residents attend mining permit 'listening session' in Duluth

A collection of Cook County residents were among the estimated 600 people who attended a public meeting held by the U.S.


Trout fishing, same time, next year...

West End News: July 14

The theme for this year’s exhibit at the Cross River Heritage Center in Schroeder is “Boom Town to Ghost Town: Taconite Harbor.” In keeping with the theme, the Schroeder Area Histori


Summer

A partly sunny weekend is forecast, warmer and more like summer -- later

The low pressure swirling above us in Canada will bring rain on and off later this weekend. In the meantime, things are gearing up for warmer clear weather into the week.


“Restorative Justice”

Who: 
Kay Pranis, author and Senior Associate at Suffolk University in Boston
Where: 
Cook County Higher Education
When: 
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 7:00pm

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City to begin live streaming meetings

The Grand Marais City Council is considering zoning for so-called “Granny Pods” and they’ll also begin live streaming their meetings on a trial basis.


The Beck family will arrive to Cook County in late July

New Cook County PHHS director has family ties to former Minnesota governor

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners Tuesday morning, the board approved the hiring of Joshua Beck as the director of the county’s Public Health and Human Services Department.


Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

County and Forest Service close in on land exchange

The county and Forest Service are closing in on their land exchange. The courthouse needs some major repairs and the county has a new Public Health and Human Services Director.


Vegetable Garden Tours

Where: 
East End of Cook County and Grand Marais
When: 
Sat, 07/30/2016 (All day)

EDA President Howard Hedstrom

EDA moves ahead on housing, new activity at Cedar Grove

New business activity at Cedar Grove Business Park and workforce housing projects continue to mature. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA President Howard Hedstrom.


A Year in the Wilderness: July 12 - Day 285

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Jazz Club with Host Dave MacLean: June 29, 2016

Host Dave MacLean features jazz drummers on the "Jazz Club."

(Photo courtesy of Chris D 2006 on Flickr)


Sunny's Back Yard: Taking a walk

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 18 years and is a regular commentator on WTIP.


Gunflint Lodge Zip-line tours are a feature of the business. Photo by  by Chris Polydoroff

New owners at Gunflint Lodge discuss future of business

Gunflint Lodge has been in the Kerfoot family since 1929, but on June 17 a new chapter started in the history of the iconic lodge.


Qigong (CHEE-gong) for Everyone July 27

Who: 
Mona Abdell-Rahman (MOE-na AB-dell RAH-men)
Where: 
Lower Level Classroom at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Wed, 07/27/2016 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

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