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Great Expectations Charter School Administrator Peter James

‘Growing Hearts and Minds, One Child at a Time’ – that’s the motto at Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.  Tracy Benson speaks with Administrator Peter Jame

Jan Sivertson

Commissioner Jan Sivertson reports on yesterday’s meeting

 Gary Atwood spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson after yesterday’s Cook County Commissioner’s meeting 

Members of the adventuring team take a break in northern Canada

Quebec paddlers talk about trip to Arctic

Though we have no shortage of outdoor adventurers who live throughout the WTIP listening area, news reporter Joe Friedrichs recently spoke with a group of Canadian explorers who took the term “o

'Making It through Fall' at North House Folk School

From keeping your kitchen knives sharp to sourdough bread….to learning to get along without duct tape….the Making It Through Fall sessions at North House have a lot to offer. WTIP v

new Arrowhead Co-op community solar array

Community solar: What it is and how it works

Cook County's local electric co-op, Arrowhead, recently installed a community solar array, and members can subscribe to the output. We wanted to learn more, so we talked with Prof. Kathryn Milun of the Institute on the Environment and UMD, who has been studying community solar and developed a project called the Solar Commons. You can learn more about Arrowhead's local project here

'Walking School Bus' scheduled for October 21

All students are welcome to walk or bike with the 'Walking School Bus' group on October 21.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Inching toward fall: on again, off again weather

According to the National Weather Service, the week looks ‘fall-ish.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for October 17

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

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Library Friends Annual Meeting, October 20

The libraries in Cook County have many friends…and you’re invited to join them.

Later fall

Cool weekend but warmer to start the new week

Could be a cool weekend with a little rain — even mixed with snow, but not to worry, there’s warm weather left in the forecast.