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News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!

 


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ice forming (photo from MODUS/NASA)

Ice bridge to Isle Royale? maybe this year

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Dr. Rolf Peterson has been studying the predator-prey ecosystem on Isle Royale since the 1970s. WTIP’s Veronica Weadock spoke with him before he left for Isle Royale about the news that an ice bridge may form this year.
 

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The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 4

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Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we present part four of a five-part look at the issue of sex trafficking on Lake Superior and in its surrounding area.


 
AEOA

AEOA's Home Ownership Program

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AEOA’s homeownership program includes education and counseling as well as assistance with down payment and closing costs.  
WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke with Leah Hall of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency on North Shore Morning.

The program is for first time home buyers but also those who have not owned in the last three years.

AEOA's Homeownership Program  (http://www.aeoa.org/housing/homeownershipis designed to promote and encourage homeownership by providing down payment and closing cost loans to income-eligible, qualified buyers.

AEOA conducts a series of Homestretch Workshops, open to anyone interested in learning how to buy a home. It is designed to give prospective homebuyers an understanding and knowledge of:
  • How real estate transactions work
  • Qualifications of homebuyer financing
  • Responsibilities of homeownership

 
Eligibility:
Potential buyer must attend the complete series of the Homestretch Workshops.
Buyer must complete the Homestretch Workshops and 1-on-1 counseling to qualify for AEOA financial assistance
Potential buyer must qualify for a mortgage. The Counselor will assist homebuyers in shopping for an appropriate mortgage.
Family income must be at or below 80% of the area median income in St. Louis, Cook, and Lake County (Please call if you are uncertain that you qualify).
Potential buyer must be a first-time homebuyer.

Sandy O'Fallon
(218) 999-0828
sandyo@kootasca.org

 

 

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The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 3

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Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we present part three a five-part look at the issue of sex trafficking on Lake Superior and in its surrounding area.


 
veggies

Squash-a-thon!

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Gardening, farming, eating… the Northwoods Food Project supports all that and more. 
This week?...A Squash-a-Thon.  WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Joan Farnam of the Northwoods Food Project on North Shore Morning.

The annual Squash-a-Thon and Condiment Fiesta takes place  Thursday, January 16th at 5:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center in Grand Marais.  

{photo via Wikimedia Commons}

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credit cards

Scam awareness and prevention

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Depending on where you shop and how you pay, there’s good reason to be concerned about the recent Target credit card scams.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Lindskog spoke with Ruthanne Hedstrom Vos of the Mathison Law Office on North Shore Morning.

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The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 2

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Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we present part two a five-part look at the issue of sex trafficking on Lake Superior and in its surrounding area.


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 2

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Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we present part two a five-part look at the issue of sex trafficking on Lake Superior and in its surrounding area.


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

LSProject: Trafficking & Lake Superior Part 1

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Human trafficking is the second largest criminal industry in the world, and it is a crime that happens everywhere – even here in northeastern Minnesota. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we begin a five-part look at the issue of sex trafficking on Lake Superior and its surrounding area.


 
This year's "Night of the Notorious" takes place Monday, January 13 (Jeremy Marshall/Flickr)

Annual "Night of the Notorious" event takes place Monday, Jan. 13

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The "Night of the Notable & Notorious" is the culmination of a semester-long project for the annual College in the Schools Composition class at Cook County High School. This year's event takes place on Monday, January 13. WTIP's Cathy Quinn speaks with a few of the students who are taking part this year to learn more about it.

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