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City discusses what to do with its burn pile

The Grand Marais City Council has received several complaints about poor air quality when the city’s burn pile burns.

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Candidate filings end Aug. 17

The filing period for city, ISD166 school board and North Shore Hospital board ends Tuesday, Aug.17. So far only a few candidates have filed.
 

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Local Fish Report for Aug. 13

8/13/10 -- There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

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Online parent seminar looks at college drinking

Going to college is a big transition, for students and parents.  It offers students greater freedoms, challenges and choices.

 

What does it mean to stand in your power? - July 31, 2010

What does centered power feel like?  How do I stand firm in what I know and stay open to those around me?


 

What is my purpose? July 10, 2010

Research has shown a clear purpose motivates us.


 

Moving from a Rut Story to a River Story - June 26, 2010

Dawna Markova talked about moving from the Rut stories in our life to the River Stories. Rut stories persist because we look outside ourselves to change to happen.


 

Storytelling to Get Past Our Differences - July 24, 2010

Storytelling can bridge our differences. If we move beyond our different conclusions and explore each other's stories, we may find a way through.


 

Looking at What Really Motivates, the work of Daniel Pink - June 19, 2010

The book, Drive by Daniel Pink debunks the most common myths on how to motivate people. It turns out the carrot (v the stick) is not much better and can actually diminish intrinsic motivation.


 

Patterns that Repeat in Organizations - the work of Barry Oshry - June 12, 2010

Much that we experience in organizations (and in any human system) is predictable not personal.  Using the work of Barry Oshry, we might have more understanding, be more forgiving and t


Election results

Primary vote sets stage for change in county government

Voters in Commissioner Districts 3 and 5 went to the polls Tuesday and set the stage for what could prove to be a closely watched general election.


Carrots for the food shelf, grown in WTIP's community garden.

Garden produce welcomed at food shelf

Hey gardeners!  Got green beans coming out of your ears?  More zucchini than you can handle?  If so, the Cook County Food Shelf wants to see you…..and your vegetables.

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County lodging tax affects short-term private cabin rentals

Renting out your cabin or vacation home for less than 30 days at a time is a permitted use in Cook County, according to Tim Nelson, the county’s zoning officer.

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Candidate filings begin slowly

The filing period for city and ISD166 school board and North Shore Hospital board positions is underway through Aug.17.

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