Agriculture is hardly the first thing folks think of when they picture Cook County. In fact, many people think the cold climate and difficult soil make it almost impossible to grow food here, but all that doesn’t stop Nick Wharton and his family from trying. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson has this report from our ongoing series on homesteading in Cook County.
During Wednesday morning’s “Daybreak” program Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken weighed in on the extension of unemployment benefits and health care reform legislation, both to
In the last decade, studies have revealed that endocrine disrupting chemicals, or EDC’s, are present in virtually every watershed in the United States. There is growing concern that eve
A new report reveals how counties across America stack up when it comes to health. The news is not good for Cook County’s neighbor to the west.
Each year the Cook County Athletic Booster Club picks two community members for the Fan of the Year honor.
Mushers and dog teams will be cloaked in pink on the Gunflint Trail next month in a race to raise money for cancer.
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is participating in HIE-Bridge, a new Health Information Exchange project that uses a secure web-based service to allow health care providers to locate patients’ medi
Tribal governments are coming together in concern over the PolyMet mine proposal. There’s been a flurry of interest recently by companies that want to mine copper, nickel and other prec