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.

Lake cabin/Wikimedia

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.

Voting sign and flag

Candidate filings begin slowly

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

Highway 61 - west Grand Marais

Housing development proposal dropped

Plans for an affordable housing development were dropped last week after several residents from the neighborhood raised objections to the proposal during a meeting of the Grand Marais Planni

Northern lights moonrise over Wauswaugoning Bay by Travis Novitsky

Northern Lights

There were great northern lights shows on the North Shore the last week thanks to two minor solar storms that flared recently. Check out some great pictures taken by WTIP contributing photographers Travis Novitsky and Bryan Hansel in our Photos from the Edge gallery. If you're lucky you might see the aurora again tonight. Another solar flare occurred over the weekend and conditions are once again predicted to be ideal.


Ultra high-speed broadband

Envisioning the Fiber Optic Future in Cook County – First Thursday for Aug. 5

The Blandin Foundation has awarded Cook County’s Fiber Optic Network Commission $100,000 to serve as a Demonstration Community in its Intelligent Rural Communities program.


 

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber August 7th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap August 7

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.


Fly rod

Local Fish Report for Aug. 6

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

Indian Souvenir Stand, Canadian Border Crossing, Grand Portage, MN

Walking the Old Road: Summer at Philamene's

When he was a young boy, Francis Drouillard of Grand Marais, spent several summers at a family friend's home in Mineral Center, close to the Canadian Border.


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