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Rick Sturm Cook County Recycling Center

Recycling in Cook County

Recycling is as important as ever as we head into the summer.  WTIP intern Sterling Anderson spoke with Rick Sturm of the Cook County Recycling Center to find out what materials the center accept


Johnson Heritage Post

Johnson Heritage Post opens new exhibit

The Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais is opening a new exhibit Friday, June 23.


Assistant County Attorney Jeanne Monson leaves Grand Marais with the Flame of Hope

Cook County law enforcement and youths take part in Special Olympics Torch Run

The North Shore welcomed the Flame of Hope Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 19 and 20.


Chippewa City church

LSProject: Stories of Chippewa City

Chippewa City, a townsite just east of Grand Marais and home to the St. Francis Xavier Church, remains an important community in the history of Cook County.


The WTIP cleanup crew at the Ram Lake entry point. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

WTIP 'adopts' an entry point to the Boundary Waters

Some WTIP staff and volunteers recently made a trip up the Gunflint Trail to visit a specific entry point to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Forest road

Roving Reporter: Bug Update Spring 2017

Bugs, such as black flies and mosquitoes have been in abundance throughout the month of June. WTIP Intern Sterling Anderson went up the Gunflint Trail to get a report on the insects. 


Gunflint Trail

Canoe guide talks Boundary Waters Expo, Gunflint Trail adventures

The third annual Boundary Waters Expo is taking place June 17 and 18 toward the end of the Gunflint Trail.


Grand Marais

Roving Reporter: Plans for Father's Day 2017

Sunday, June 18 is Father’s Day, and WTIP Intern Sterling Anderson went to downtown Grand Marais recently to find out what people have planned. 
 


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News of local college students

Gustavus Adolphus College, a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn, held its commencement exercises on May 28.