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Teresa Borak

As cases increase in number, this is "the Year of the Flu"

Like it or not this is the year of the flu. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with nurse Teresa Borak about the respiratory influenza uptick.

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Four mushers finish second stage of Gichigami in under 9 hours

Four mushers in the inaugural Gichigami Express Sled Dog Race have finished the first two stages of the three-stage race in under nine hours, wrapping up Monday's leg at Devil Track Landing.

The start of the Gichigami Express, Sunday, January 6 at Mineral Center.  Photo by Cathy Quinn.

On scene at the Gichigami Express

The Gichigamee Express Sled Dog Race is underway now in Cook County. The race commemorates the long tradition of dog mushing in Cook County. 

Jim Wiinanen

CERT training to begin this weekend

Jim Wiinanen is the county’s Emergency Management Director. WTIP’s jay Andrsen spoke with Jim about the up-coming Community Emergency Response Team training sessions.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Warmer weather this week, maybe snow by the weekend

The weather looks like it will warm up for a few days, snow a little and then turn a little colder. Nothing too extreme along the way.

Sled Dog resting

Three mushers finish first leg of Gichigami in less than four hours

Three mushers, including two from the North Shore, finished the Grand Portage to Hungry Jack leg of the Gichigami Sled Dog Race in under four hours on Sunday.


SBA, North Shore hockey teams each win two on ice

The boys and girls hockey teams on the North Shore have been successful in their most-recent two games.

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Weekend News Roundup for January 5, 2013

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Vikings win two; Mariners drop two in high school basketball

Colin Everson scored 23 points to lead the Cook County Vikings to a 65-55 home victory over the Cromwell Cardinals Friday night in Grand Marais.