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Cook County Senior Center Lunch Friday, August 18th

Grand Marais
Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:00pm

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Weekend News Roundup for July 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Superior National Forest Update: July 28

Hi. I’m Steve Robertsen, education and interpretation specialist with the Superior National Forest with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreatio

Customers can now buy beer, wine and liquor on Sundays in Minnesota.

City councilors hear Sunday liquor sales report

The Grand Marais City Council met Wednesday, July 26 and one of the topics on the agenda was the impact of Sunday liquor sales at the municipal liquor store.

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Friedrichs appointed as news director at WTIP

WTIP announced today that Joe Friedrichs is now the news director for the local community radio station.

A lovely young buck was spotted on Moose Pond Road this week.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 28

Summer is humming along out Gunflint way.

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Loons struggling with bad weather and worse insect problems

It’s been a devastating spring for loons. Bad weather, insects and predators. Now the young are running out of time before the migration begins.

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A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, July 17 to Sunday, July 23. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

The dedicated North Shore Rollers who traveled to Hayward, Wisconsin for competition

North Shore Rollers compete at Lumberjack World Championships

The Cook County YMCA North Shore Rollers log rolling team has been practicing and competing in competitions around the region. They recently traveled to Hayward, Wisc.

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Baseball coach talks summer league, role of athletics

The local baseball scene was alive and well in Cook County in the summer of 2017.

Complimentary meals for youth ages 18 and younger

Cook County YMCA and ISD 166
Cook County YMCA
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 12:00pm

Mike Bartz of Border Lakes Tours offers gentle adventures

Border Lakes Tours offers "gentle adventures for everyone"

Novice hikers and paddlers may not know what they need for exploring. A new guide service in Cook County has been launched to help those folks get out and about in our beautiful north country.

Points from the Clovis culture

July Thursday Community Conversation -- Searching out the past, creating in the present

Dawn Laybolt, interim Gunflint District Ranger, holds a PhD in archeology and talks about the lure of digging up the past.

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County braces for loss of significant department heads

Two key department heads in the Cook County offices resigned in the month of July. Earlier this month Highway Engineer Dave Betts resigned to take another job outside of Cook County.

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