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Surprising Pluto: the ice dwarf planet

Last week “New Horizons” passed within 7,000 miles of the dwarf planet Pluto.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Sunny skies ahead

The week’s weather, in a word, “sunny.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about blue skies.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 18

Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major   stories of the past five days. Ely bear researcher loses a bid to collar. Native bands oppose the Sandpiper.

Chippewa City Church {photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society}

120th Anniversary Celebration: Chippewa City Church, Sunday July 19

Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, known locally as Chippewa City Church, is the site of a celebration this Sunday, with history, music and more.

Jim Boyd

Chamber to launch new business directory

The Cook County Chamber of Commerce is launching a new on-line business directory with many applications. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Chamber director Jim Boyd.

Northland Wonders

'Northland Wonders' flower show held July 17

The Grand Marais Garden Club's annual flower show will be held on July 17.

The beauty of Schroeder, MN

Schroeder Township Monthly: Power Plant Closing, John Schroeder Days, and more

The rest of the summer will be a busy time in Schroeder. WTIP spoke to Gale Ring of the Schroeder Township Board about the happenings in the area, including the Taconite Harbor Power Plant closing.

Summer showers

Summer weather returns with a few showers

Summer returns to the North Shore, but it may be accompanied by a few showers. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart about weekend weather.

"Feelin' Groovy" artwork created by Karie Wrich

"Feelin' Groovy" membership drive a success!

WTIP wrapped up our “Feelin’ Groovy” membership drive at noon on Monday, July 13, and we have a lot of people to thank for helping us meet, and exceed our goal of $30,000.

North House instructor Jo Wood offers class on 'Bead Embroidery' July 25-26

North House Folk School instructor Jo Wood will offer a "Bead Embroidery" class on July 25 and 26.