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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: January 22

WTIP News     January 22, 2016     Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

The discussion continues over budget reductions at ISD 166

More budget reductions talk at the recent ISD 166 school board meeting.

Kimber Wraalstad

New grants and regs at hospital

New grants and new regulations as well as a new Human Resources Director. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County North Shore Hospital Administrator Kimber Wraalstad.

Heck Yeah Holler String Band

Heck Yeah Holler String Band
Sat, 02/13/2016 - 4:00pm
Voyageur Brewing Co., 233 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais.

Heck Yeah Holler String Band plays at the Voyageur Brewing Company Saturday February 13 from 4 to 7 pm.

Heck Yeah Holler String Band

Heck Yeah Holler String Band
Sat, 02/20/2016 - 4:00pm
Voyageur Brewing Company

Heck Yeah Holler String Band plays at the Voyageur Brewing Company Saturday February 20 from 4 to 7 pm from 4 to 6 pm

North Shore winter

Nice winter weather ahead

Warmer weather this weekend. Should be a good time to get out and enjoy the winter. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

A Year in the Wilderness: January 20 - Enjoy winter

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.

West End News: January 21

Skip Lamb, from Schroeder, called last week to gleefully report that he has counted 20 babies born, or about to be born, in the West End.  And, although Skip keeps careful track, there may be a f

Commissioner Gamble

County-MPCA spar over one size fits all septic regs

Key retirement at the county, septic negotiations with the MPCA and local food production opportunities. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: January 20

Sophia and Kalina report the latest School News.

Borealis Chorale and Orchestra to perform "Crazy Cold Beautiful" - February 5&6

The Borealis Chorale and Orchestra will be performing a musical work inspired by the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

Moose capture - photo courtesy the Minnesota DNR.

Hard times continue for Minnesota's moose population

Minnesota’s moose population continues to face a variety of hardships that could be contributing to its decline. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this issue. 

Sue Futterer

Cook County health and human services director to retire

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Cook County Public Health and Human Services Director Sue Futterer announced she plans to retire in July.

Cook County Schools

Principal discusses Industrial Arts changes

Cook County Schools ISD 166 recently lost its Industrial Arts instructor and is scrambling to replace him.

Moments in Time: The Grand Portage Passage sled dog race

The Grand Portage Passage was a long-distance sled dog race that was held from 1999 through 2003. In this edition of Moments in Time, WTIP’s ongoing series, Doug Seim, Curtis G

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