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The AEOA homelessness survey found 13 individuals needing shelter.

AEOA releases results of Point in Time survey on homelessness

 The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency recently conducted a survey on homelessness in Cook County.

Montgomery County, Ohio

WTIP’s 3rd Thursday features Two Women, Dozens of Stories

Once the travel ban was lifted, Pat Zankman flew to Cuba. Once the Hillary Clinton campaign needed field workers Sue Hakes went to Dayton Ohio.

WTIP's Jana Berka accepts the check for WTIP radio

First and Second Thrift Store helps community

Community members happily gathered at the Cook County Senior Center on a snowy winter day, February 8, for a “payout party” with the First and Second Thrift Store.

Rep. Rob Ecklund

Legislative update: Ecklund urges Nolan to run for Governor

A group of Iron Range oriented legislators is urging Congressman Rick Nolan to be the DFL candidate for Governor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: February 16

Tighe and Katie report the latest school news.

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Ethical owl photo

West End News: February 16

What do birders and Harry Potter fans have in common? Both are delighted with the irruption of owls we are experiencing this winter.

North Woods Naturalist: Sunflower seeds

How do some birds so expertly extract seeds from their shells and then digest them? WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about sunflower seeds, crops and gizzards.

Girl Scouts get a work out hauling cookies around!

Girl Scout cookie sales under way in Cook County

Cook County Girl Scouts --Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, Cadettes, Ambassadors and Senior Scouts -- are now selling cookies on the North Shore.

Commissioner Doo-Kirk

Workforce housing controversy discussed by commissioner

Proposed workforce housing projects are causing a stir among some members of the public. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk.

Pike Lake Road. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

County board gives green light to pave Pike Lake Road

The Cook County Board of Commissioners agreed during a meeting Tuesday, Feb. 14 to approve the paving and reconstruction of Pike Lake Road, also known as County Road 45.

Sheriff's squad

Security tips for busnesses outlined at Chamber meeting

Advice for securing local businesses in the wake of recent break-ins was the topic of discussion at a Chamber sponsored presentation Monday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Elia

Jeff Olson aka J. Francis Olson

J. Francis Olson and "One Long Tomorrow" on the Scenic Route

J. Francis Olson is a blues and americana guitarist living in Burnsville.

Liz Draper and Mumblin' Drew at the Art House B&B in Grand Marais.

Mumblin' Drew and Liz Draper stop by WTIP

Ahead of a show at the Art House B&B in Grand Marais, Twin Cities musicians Mumblin' Drew and Liz Draper play together on the air with Will Moore and Carl Solander.

Matthew and Deb in action

Pickleball takes over YMCA (and WTIP)

The WTIP staff heads off to the Cook County YMCA to get educated in the ways of pickleball, a new sport sweeping the nation, especially in community cetner and retirement settings.

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