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Vicki Biggs-Anderson with her African geese Sophie and Olivia.

Christmas tree benefit for Care Partners

Magnetic North Farm in Colvill is hosting a “Cut Your Own Christmas Tree” fundraiser for Care Partners of Cook County.

Winter listening

Weekend News Roundup for November 10

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


"Randy" from "A Christmas Story"

Winter Hazard Awareness: Safety for families and small children

In the last of our Winter Hazard Awareness Week interviews,  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with public health nurse Allison Heeren about families and little kids’ winter safety.


Frank Moe and his dogs approach the state capitol.

Documentary film "Sled Dogs to Saint Paul: The Race for Clean Water" premieres Friday

"Sled Dogs to Saint Paul: The Race for Clean Water," a documentary


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Cook County Posts High Voter Turnout

With many Cook County precincts turning out in the high 80 and 90 percentages, registered voters came out in droves to cast their ballots in all precincts.  They gave President Barack Obama a wid


Common loons

Hundreds of water birds die in U.P.

GULLIVER, Mich. (WWJ/AP) - Authorities say they’ve found the bodies of about 700 water birds along a stretch of northern Lake Michigan shoreline in the Upper Peninsula.


Shovel smart

Winter Hazard Awareness: Moving snow around

In the second of our Winter Hazard Awareness Week interviews,  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with public health nurse Joni Kristenson about moving snow around.


Cabin owners need to take extra septic precautions

Winter Hazard Awareness: Septic system precautions

As a part of Winter Hazard Awareness Week, we continue speaking with people in the county responsible for helping you keep abreast of winter safety.


Winter Survival Kit

This is Winter Hazard Awarness Week

This is Winter Hazard Awareness Week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Emergency Managers Jim Wiinanen and Mike Keyport.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather forecast: a little snow on the way

Snow is in the forecast, at least a little of it, but it’ll melt later. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about a mixed weather week.