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Dupre plans to move further up Denali Thursday

If the weather permits Thursday, Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre plans to begin moving his supplies another 2,000 feet up Denali.

Teresa Borak

Flu is still with us, but the vaccine is here

The respiratory flu is still around, but the vaccines are all available. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with nurse Teresa Borak about what’s available for which patients.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken to introduce mental health bills

Sen. Al Franken will shortly introduce two bills dealing with mental health in schools and in the legal system. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the Senator on “Daybreak.”

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Lonnie Dupre reaches 14,200 feet on Denali

Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre’s website reported Wednesday morning that after “another wonderful day on Denali,” he arrived at his camp at 14,200 feet  early Tuesdayevening

Veronica shares her experience with planning her health care directive (Michael Krigsman/Flickr)

Creating a Health Care Directive: A Personal Story

Do you have an advance directive in place? Maybe yours is called a health care directive, or a living will.

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Hospital board discusses care center and future plans

The hospital board met last week in special session. They’ve decided to look ahead to changes in their facility and program improvements.

Cook County Ridge Riders Drag Races on Devils Track Lake - January 19, 2013.  Photo by Stephan Hoglund

Cook County Ridge Riders Snowmobile Drag Races

The Cook County Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club hosted an afternoon of drag racing on Devils Track Lake Saturday afternoon.  Cathy Quinn was on the ice to talk with organizers and racers about the e

"Creating Your Personal Health Care Directive" on WTIP's First Thursday Community Conversation (Ralf/Flickr)

Next First Thursday Community Conversation: "Creating Your Personal Health Care Directive"

There are two things hospitals ask when you’re being admitted – the first is about your insurance, the second is whether you have a health care directive.

Lonnie Dupre returns to Denali

Dupre plans to reach 14,000 feet on Monday

Sunday night's report from Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre says he had 18 hours of sleep that was only briefly interrupted by two feet of snow that accumulated overnight and h