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Cook County Sheriff releases statement on racism and bullying

Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen recently spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen about the racist bullying reported to be taking place in the local school district.

The Lilypaddlers

"Lilypaddlers" spend eight days together on an all-female canoe trip

The Lilypaddlers are four women from Ontario, who in July went on an eight-day canoe trip together.  WTIP’s Sterling Anderson spoke with Kat Scott, a member of the Lilypaddlers, to find out

Cook County's new branding design

Many Cook County taxpayers could see refunds based on preliminary levy

During a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 19, the commissioners voted to set a preliminary, or maximum levy for 2018.

Grand Marais Caregiver Coffee

Care Partners of Cook County
Cook County Whole Foods Co-op meeting room
Fri, 10/20/2017 - 10:00am - 11:30pm

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for September 30

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

Night Sky by Nikolay Mihaylov via Flickr

Northern Sky: Sept 30 - Oct 13

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

Avera eCare nurse Becky stands by to assist the emergency department at North Shore Health

Telemedicine comes to North Shore Health

North Shore Health has formed a partnership with Avera eCAre, a Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based emergency services provider.

Bear Cub by Wayne Kelso via Flickr

Wildersmith on the Gunflint September 29

WTIP News     September 29, 2017     Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith

Superior National Forest Update September 29

National Forest Update – September 28, 2017.

(Barbara Monroe/Flickr)

North Woods Naturalist: Yellowjackets

Throughout the northern part of the state, and here in Cook County, we’re receiving numerous accounts of aggressive yellowjackets.

Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

Wildlife organization questions DNR wolf count

Results from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ 2016-17 wolf population survey suggest Minnesota’s wolf population has increased 25 percent since the 2015-16 survey.

Claire LaVigne, North Shore Storm varsity runner

North Shore Storm runners at Milaca Megameet

The cross country running season is well under way.

Rainbow trout

DNR seeks input on local trout lakes, bass management

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a review of stream trout management and special stream trout regulations on Kraut, North Shady, Peanut, Squash, Thompson, Thrus

Meredith Sutton reached 1,000 career kills on Sept. 25

Vikings volleyball player reaches career milestone

Vikings volleyball player and local student-athlete Meredith Sutton recorded the 1,000 kill of her volleyball career on Sept. 25.

Camp Chow meals are going to be sent to Puerto Rico

Camp Chow heading to Puerto Rico

On September 20, Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds, made 

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