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March for Science event in Grand Marais - April 22

Local biologists Ann Belleman and Jean Cochrane spoke with WTIP's Martha Marnocha about Saturday morning's March for Science in Grand Marais.


North Shore Health

Hospital board hears need for EMTs, construction update and art for wallspace

Some EMTs are concerned about the increase in ambulance runs, but no increase in EMTs.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad on the need for EMTs


Sheriff's Office patch

Alarming police call is a prank

When the Cook County Sheriff’s Office released this week’s listing of 9-1-1 calls, there was a call that seemed alarming.


Cooperation Station in Grand Marais

Cooperation Station daycare faces uncertain future in Grand Marais

The future of a well-known daycare provider in Grand Marais hangs in the balance and could be shutting the doors of its current location, according to board members of the Cooperation Station Daycare.


Rep. Ecklund

Legislators still apart on budget, maybe closer on bonding

Budget bills and bonding, college student fees and debt.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund about the remaining weeks of the Legislative session.


Mike Stewart

Sloppy start to a nice weekend

Rain, snow, sun, melt.


Craig Horak

Tofte approves septic system for townhall

Craig Horak is a supervisor on the Tofte Township Board. The board held its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 13.


Split Rock Lighthouse offers class on peregrine falcons

Jennifer Niemi, program manager at Split Rock Lighthouse, talks about a class on peregrine falcons being offered at Split Rock Lighthouse on Saturday, April 22.


Wolf

Park Service discusses wolf management plan for Isle Royale

The National Park Service is considering reintroducing up to 30 wolves at Isle Royale National Park.


Cascade River State Park

Funding issues could impact North Shore state parks

WTIP continues its discussion with various state and regional organizations who face budget cuts or other financial complications in 2017.