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Single-family housing loans and grants

USDA Rural Development Agency
Mon, 05/18/2015 (All day)

The USDA Rural Development Agency, headquartered in Virginia, MN, is accepting applications from people who want to purchase a home or make repairs to existing homes.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 25

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a    roundup of the week’s top news stories.



Self Compassion in Action - April 25, 2015

Self compassion not only makes us feel better, it helps our self-control too!

Tools for increasing "financial literacy" offered through PHHS

Cook County Public Health and Human Services has tools to help with increasing our “financial literacy.” WTIP volunteer Sherrie Lindskog spoke with Beth Faraone of Cook County Public


WTIP Wins Prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) has announced the 2015 regional winners of the Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Great Place Project announces 13 grant recipients for 2015

The 2015 Great Place Project recently announced this year’s mini-grant award winners. The grant funds will go toward creating great places in our community.


Boundary Waters Expo

Seagull Lake boat landing, Gunflint Trail
Fri, 06/12/2015 (All day) - Sun, 06/14/2015 (All day)

Visit Cook County will host the first-ever Boundary Waters Expo at Seagull Lake boat landing on the Gunflint Trail, Friday to Sunday, June 12-14.


West End News: April 23

I saw a moose on the Grade Road last week.  I saw it a little closer than I like to see a moose when I’m traveling 40 miles per hour in a car.  It is rare to see a moose anymore, or ev


Brown Bag Lunch series offers Summer Book Club beginning May 4

Cook County Higher Education will be offering a Summer Book Club discussion group featuring several books by William Kent Krueger.


Dr. Terry Barclay

Community forum on 'Alzheimer's and Other Dementias' April 28

Early detection of Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia is important, in addition to learning more about these conditions. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Dr.


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: April 21

Kalina reports the latest School News. 


Stage Door: Parents

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse. It’s a chance to meet the artists...and parents of the artists...involved in our local theater. 


Vegetable and apple-growing workshops offered through Cook County Extension office

The Cook County Extension office will be offering 3 workshops on growing vegetables, in addition to a May workshop on apples.


Remaining Isle Royale wolves

Isle Royale wolf population bottoms out at just three

The wolf population on Isle Royale has declined from a high of 50 almost 40 years ago to its current low of three animals today.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with wolf researcher Dr.


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