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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.


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


Bird Banding at Sugarloaf Cove

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


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. 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.


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.


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.


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day seeks to educate about at-risk elders

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – and many people may not be aware that elders can be at risk. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Marybeth Wilkes of the Violence Prevent


"HomeStretch" Workshop provides assistance to home buyers, June 13

June is National Homeownership Month and there will be a local one-day workshop to assist folks interested in purchasing a house.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Sandy O’Fallon of t