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Survey: Child Care Needs in Cook County

WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Kristin Blomberg from Public Health and Human Services and Emily Marshall from the YMCA on North Shore Morning.  

Vernal pool

Vernal pools: spring in the forest

Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS is the local response to a pilot project to put together a comprehensive watershed plan for the north shore.

Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Transportation issues on county board sgenda

Cook County Commissioners met this week and transportation issues are prominent on the agenda. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Bruce Martinson.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Personnel business dominates city council meeting

The liquor store has a new manager, the street department has a new employee and there’ll be a new canopy in Harbor Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson.

Mark Sandbo

EDA Open House draws good numbers

The Joint Economic Development Authority had a successful open house this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA President Mark Sandbo about the event.

Amicus Adventure Sailing

“Sea Change" - Lake Superior Climate Change Presentation

Northland College student Julia Fair and Katya Gordon of Amicus Adventure Sailing will be discussing their plan to address climate change in the Lake Superior watershed.

Dalmatian Toadflax

Take a Hike with the Cook County Invasives Team

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the introduction and spread of invasive species across the county.   WTIP's Jana Berka spoke with the coordinator of the

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Wet week ahead with sun at the end of the tunnel

Rain and cool weather for the week, but a sunny weekend ahead. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Forest road

Funds slowly drying up to maintain USFS roads

The hundreds of miles of U.S.Forest Service roads in Cook County are in danger of becomming harder to drive and less safe for visitors and locals alike.

Early radio

Weekend News Roundup for May 10

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.