Fathead minnow/photo from wikimedia commons

Local Fish Report

There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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A beach in Lutsen/photo from picasaweb by PAUL

West End News June 3

When we were in graduate school we had a friend who could come up with an appropriate saying for any occasion.


Black bear tracks/photo from wikimedia commons

Wildersmith June 3

Gunflint welcomes the month of the strawberry moon.  For the moose and me, the greeting is with trepidation due to the recent hot humid days along the Trail.


Resort room

Lodging tax revenues down slightly

Lodging tax revenues for the month of April are down from March county-wide -- a drop tourism experiences this time each year, -- according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treas

Pow Wow at Grand Marais

Walking the Old Road: The Old Road to Grand Marais

The people of Chippewa City would regularly visit the town of Grand Marais, walking the "Old Road" along the rocky cliffs of Lake Superior. Because many Grand Marais Chippewa people had relatives in Chippewa City, the path was well used to and from town. As the white population grew, the town of Grand Marais became a hub of activity for people from all over Cook County.


Voting booths

Filing closes for candidates facing primary election

Tuesday was the last day to file for county offices. The 2010 Primary Election will be held Tuesday, August 10.

 

Memorial day program: Vietnam vet Jay Taylor on reintegrating into society after serving in war

Vietnam veteran Jay Taylor, author of "Point of Aim, Point of Impact," spoke with Bob Memorial Day weekend about the challenges veterans face in returning to everyday life.


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Josh Aerie, cellist, conductor, & founder of the Woodland Chamber Music Workshop

Buck spoke May 28 with Josh Aerie, cellist and conductor, about the Woodland Chamber Music Workshop being held in Tofte June 22-27.


Walleye painting - USFWS

DNR conducting area fisheries surveys

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will be conducting surveys and assessments on several area lakes and

Board member Leonard Sobanja leads a 4-day discussion group

WTIPs First Thursday to explore a 4-day school week

WTIPs First Thursday Community Conversation will continue the discussion on “Cook County Schools and the 4-Day Week” 6pm June 3.

Veteran Bob Zimmerman, 92, assists in raising the American flag

Memorial Day service honors and remembers Veterans

Memorial Day services on the Courthouse lawn in Grand Marais drew a large crowd, estimated at over one hundred people.  WTIP's Carah Thomas has this story:


Judge Sandvik

Judge Sandvik to retire

Sixth Judicial District Judge Kenneth Sandvik will not run for a sixth term.

Herbert Hoover listening to radio

WEEKEND NEWS WRAP FOR MAY 29

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


Nick Wharton

On the farm in Cook County

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.


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