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The details of herbicide application in Cook County

A number of Cook County residents contacted WTIP in late August to inquire about the spraying of herbicide near local roadways and under powerlines in the region.


North House Folk School

North House lease request on hold

As it celebrates its 20th anniversary, the North House Folk School hopes to update its lease agreement with the City of Grand Marais.


Cook County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Log

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, August 21 to Sunday, August 27. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


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Weekend News Roundup for September 2

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A damaged bridge on Hwy 61 sent North Shore visitors on a long dusty detour.


Highway 61 has a different look now that one of the bridges at Taconite Harbor has been removed - Photo by Ann Possis, WTIP

Update: Highway 61 now open

Motorists travelling on Highway 61 in the area of Taconite Harbor near Schroeder will no longer encounter an emergency closure and detour.


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Search and Rescue helps teens out of Kadunce River

 Cook County Search and Rescue and the Colvill and Hovland fire departments were paged to the Kadunce River in Colvill just before 5 p.m.


Poplar Lake near the entrance to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. All photos by Maggie Friedrichs

Forest Service plans for busy Labor Day weekend in the Boundary Waters

Labor Day weekend is a busy time along the North Shore and surrounding area. And among the most popular locations in the region will be the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Crystal Payment and Phil Larson discuss the project at the Reservation River. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Restoration project on Reservation River 'a true collaborative effort'

A collaborative restoration project on the Reservation River in Cook County near Highway 61 took place in August, though the project was years in the making.


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Sawtooth Mountain Clinic Fall preparations

It's been a quiet month for health care news, but things could be ramping up shortly.


North Shore Health - Amy Lacina talks about hospital construction

WTIP Volunteer Tina Krauz covers the progress on the renovations at the North Shore Hospital and Care Center. In this installment Tina talks with Amy Lacina about construction at the hospital.