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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


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Vikings' boys, girls lose games; Storm loses one

The Cook County Vikings had a rough weekend, dropping boys' and girls' games to Ely and Moose Lake-Willow River.


Early listening

Weekend News Roundup for January 19

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


Lonnie Dupre

Dupre ferrying supplies to new camp on Denali

In the latest report from Friday night, Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre was fed and bedded down in his “luxurious” snow cave at 11, 200  Feet.


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Friday Night North Shore Basketball Round-up

The Cook County Vikings were scheduled to travel to Ely Saturday afternoon for boys and girls basketball games with the Timberwolves.


Swedish pimples

Local fish report for Friday, January 18

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware the walleye action is picking.


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Retail hours at Hovland, Tofte, Finland, Beaver Bay post offices to be reduced in March

A notice posted on the door of the US Post Office in Hovland Friday announces that the retail service window hours at the office will be cut in half in late March.