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Planked trout

Cook County Historical Society Planked Trout Dinner, Saturday July 12

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On Saturday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m, the Cook County Historical Society is hosting a planked trout dinner as a fundraiser for the museum. WTIP talked to Carrie McHugh, the director of the historical society, about this event.

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A benefit for Carolyn Larsen will be held on Saturday, July 12, starting at 2 p.m

Benefit for Cook County Resident Carolyn Larsen on July 12

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Friends and family of Cook County resident Carolyn Larsen are hosting a benefit for her as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. The benefit is on Saturday, July 12, and will start at the Cook County Community Center from 2-5 p.m, and then will continue at the American Legion from 7 p.m until close. Donna Gestel and Carolyn talked to WTIP about the benefit, and Carolyn's diagnosis.

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Howard Hedstrom

Hedstrom Lumber Sawmill Tours

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Hedstrom Lumber Company offers sawmill tour evary summer.  This year mill tours continue through August 22nd;   tours are Tuesdays at 12:30 and Fridays at 10am.  Reservations with Missy at 387-2995 ext 10.  
WTIP's Veronica Weadock went on a tour ​with Missy Smith of Hedstrom Lumber.

Hedstrom Lumber Company invites everyone to join in celebrating their 100th Anniversary.  Community Appreciation Days are Monday and Tuesday July 7th and 8th, with displays, mill tours and refreshments from 9am to 3pm.  

Mill tours, for ages 10 and up, last about 1 1/2 hours and involve walking and many stairs.   Tours on July 7th and 8th will fill ‘first come, first served’.  
 
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The Ice Cream Social will be at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais

Ice Cream Social Fundraiser for Chiapas, Mexico - July 4th

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The First Congregational Church of Grand Marais and St. John's Catholic Church have parterned together to put on an ice cream social on July 4, from 6-8 p.m at the First Congregational Church. This event will raise money for a Mayan congregation in Chiapas, Mexico.

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Violence Prevention Center

Violence Prevention Center Update: July 1

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Jodi Yuhassey and Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center talked to WTIP about resources available to those suffering from PTSD associated with domestic and sexual violence, while also providing information about recognizing PTSD in youth.

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Hovland Arts Festival

The 9th Annual Hovland Arts Festival

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Every year, artists get together at the Hovland Arts Festival to display and sell their works. One of the artists involved, Karen Cedarmoon, talked to WTIP about the festival, and art that will be featured there.

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Ollar Snevets' Headstone at Maple Hill Cemetary

Moments in Time: Ollor Snevets

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Noel Ollor Snevets was born on May 26, 1896 in Michigan.  He spent much of his adult life living in Cook County.  Ollor is somewhat legendary in these parts and there are countless stories to be told about his life here.  Doug Seim and Deb White bought land from Ollar back in the early 1980’s and got to know him towards the end of his life.  Here are just a few stories they shared with me during a recent visit.
 

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Dragonboat (Stephan Hoglund)

Volunteer Opportunities available at the Dragon Boat Festival this July

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Ainslie Kincross and Matthew Brown of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival talked to WTIP about the upcoming event, how to get involved, and the need for volunteers.  They're using a SignUp Genius link to schedule info tent helpers.

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Photo by Joe Houghton via Flickr.

Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program offering counseling and Rule 25 Assessments

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WTIP talked to Greg Barnier, the director of Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program, a program that offers drug and alcohol addiction counseling and Rule 25 assessments in Cook County.

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The Senior Center

Happenings at the Senior Center

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There's always events going on at the Senior Center in downtown Grand Marais, and Warren Andersen and Bill Shaffer, members of the Council on Aging, talked to WTIP about some of the summer activities.

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