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Artist Tim Young hosting a "pop up" gallery

Grand Marais artist Tim Young is opening an art exhibit in an unexpected place. Fans of Tim's work will not be surprised at all by this nontraditional venue.


Joe Zellner (center) and Peggy Gabrielson

Duo aims to paddle entire shorelines of all Great Lakes in 2017

Joe Zellner and Peggy Gabrielson have at least two goals for 2017: The first is to raise money for pediatric brain cancer research.


Rep. Ecklund

Rep. Ecklund updates on this week at the Legislature

Committee action is humming at the Legislature. Also, the GOP health care impact on Minnesotans, funding cuts to the Great Lakes, copper mining and to take a pay increase or not.


Cook County culinary arts at work

Community gathers to support school -- and to eat!

The Grand Marais campus of Cook County Schools/ISD 166 was a busy place on Thursday, March 9.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Rain-snow mix with warmer temps

It looks like snow mixed with rain on and off during the early weekend, but the temps will be warmer.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.


Lutsen is a Cook County township

Results from March 14th Cook County West End elections

Voters in Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder went to the polls on Tuesday, March 14 for local township elections. 

Here are the results:


Great Place Project

Who: 
Cook County Chamber and Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Fri, 03/31/2017 (All day)

North Shore Health Care Foundation

NSHCF awards grants to two organizations

The North Shore Health Care Foundation has awarded two grants this first quarter of the year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Foundation Executive Director Karl Hansen.


Howard Hedstrom

EDA housing projects move ahead

Housing -- work force, senior and assisted living were all on the EDA’s agenda this month. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Economic Development Authority President Howard Hedstrom.


Commissioner Ginny Storlie

Commissioner Storlie attends meetings at the West End and East End

Township annual meetings and election, a candidate forum in Hovland and a new approach to county communications.


Gunflint Trail Canoe Races

Where: 
Gunflint Lodge

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County to implement branding, communication policies

As a means of transparency in local government and in an effort to communicate better both internally and outside the courthouse walls, Cook County staff and commissioners are working on branding them


Plucked Up String Band

The Plucked Up String Band returns to The Roadhouse

Local favorites the Plucked Up String Band made a return appearance on The Roadhouse recently, this time playing all covers. The band is: Amanda Hand, guitar & vocals; Elliot Noyce, mandolin & vocals; Will Moore, upright bass & vocals, Matt Nesheim, banjo & vocals; and Bill Hansen, dobro. (Drummer Kieran Scannell was away).  


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Study finds secret to success of diverse forests

Scientists from the U of MN think they've found the reson why diverse forests are often more productive than monocultures. Laura Williams, a graduate student at the U and lead author of the study, chatted with CJ about the study and its findings and implications. 


Phil Huston, courtesy clearlungsadventure.com

Clear Lungs Adventure, based in Silver Bay, promotes healthy breathing & exercise

Phil Huston is an adventurer, climber, speaker, and cancer survivor who now resides in Silver Bay. He joined Dave in Studio A to tell his personal story of how and why he came to found Clear Lungs Adventure


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