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Presenter Jake Hjorth on his upcoming CCHE guest lecture on Islam

On June 11, Cook County Higher Education will host a Guest Lecture with presenter and retired minister Jake Hjorth.


The BWCA. Photo by Robert Engberg via Flickr.

First ever Boundary Waters Expo starts on June 12

The first ever Boundary Waters Expo will happen June 12 through 14 at the Seagull Lake boat landing on the Gunflint Trail.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 6

Native bands are holding Sandpiper pipeline hearings. There’s unexplained pharmaceutical pollution in our lakes.


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Surveying food waste at local businesses

How much food waste is out there in Cook County?  The Northwoods Food Project wants to know; they are&nbsp


American Red Start - Guatemala {Dennis Jarvis /Flickr}

Bird Banding at Sugarloaf Cove

Birds are active along the shore, and Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center is studying them.


Larger than life puppets

Community invited to take part in the Summer Solstice Puppet Pageant

The Good Hill Harbor Players are putting on their Summer Solstice Puppet Pageant once again. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with the pageant's producers, Betsy Bowen and Jennifer Schulz.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill discusses the special session

Minnesota legislators are waiting to hear when they’ll be called back into special session. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.


The Grand Marais Art Colony

Summer events at the Grand Marais Art Colony

There are many upcoming events at the Grand Marais Art Colony this summer; including a rummage sale on June 6, several artist visits, and many different classes.


All community members welcome at the Tennis Block Party on June 6

WTIP spoke to Lee Bergstrom, president of the Cook County Tennis Association, and Emily Marshall of the Cook County YMCA about the upcoming Tennis Block Party.


Rep. Rick Nolan

Revised postal system is not acceptable to Congressman Nolan

Eighth District Rep. Rick Nolan is concerned about highway funding and the postal service. WTIP’s Jay Andersen also spoke with Rep. Nolan about the way Congress is working or not working.