Wood Thrush

Field Notes: Wood Thrush

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Fri


Fishing at sunset

Sen. Klobuchar questions Coast Guard nominee on small craft licensing

Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar Thursday questioned Vice Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., the President’s nominee to be U.S. Coast Guard Commandant.


Firewood

Don't undervalue the state's public lands

Recently, a local logger delivered 12 cords of birch firewood to our yard. We always order our firewood at this time of year (it generally takes all winter to cut up the previous wood pile).


Stations of the Cross by Rose Kadera Vastila

“Stations of the Cross" opens Sunday at Art Colony

During the up-coming Easter season, a special exhibit is being hosted at the Grand Marais Art Colony.


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West End News March 18

Polly Erickson, coordinator of the recent West End blood drive, reports that the drive was successful once again.


Cook County Commissioners

Commissioners begin discussion of county administrator position

At a special work session Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners began discussing the creation of a county administrator position.


The shack

Of Woods and Words: Life in the Shack

When I drove home from work a few weeks ago, the thermometer in my car read 6 below.


Members and volunteers hang out and enjoy the treats during WTIP's "So Many Reasons" membership drive

Wildersmith March 18

Congrats and thanks to all that enhanced the “So Many Reasons” theme for the WTIP spring support effort.


Howling wolf. Photo: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

State pushes for de-listing wolves from Endangered Species list

The Department of Natural Resources Wednesday submitted a formal petition to the U.S.


Cook County Conversations

Boreal Access changes community blog location

The Boreal Access homepage looks different. The “Cook County Conversations” online forum is no longer positioned under the WTIP and News-Herald headlines.


Commissioner Bob Fenwick

Fenwick to spearhead board role in Community Center planning

Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick Tuesday asked his fellow board members to allow him to take a lead role in planning for the new community center/pool project.


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