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Brea Boomer

Brea Boomer makes coaches' All-State

Congratulations are in order for Cook County Vikings basketball senior Brea Boomer.


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Weekend News Roundup for March 26

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Sustainability

Sustainability in business discussed on AM Community Calendar

George Wilkes and Barb Lavigne, owners of the Angry Trout Café, will be making a presentation on “Sustainable Business Practices: An Effective Business Strategy for the North Shore Market


 

Moving Through Shame - A Real Example - January 29, 2011

Shame resilience relies on courage to share our stories, compassion for ourselves and others and connection with people we trust.  After a big mistake, I learned about these principles first


 

Self Compassion - Letting Go of Perfection - February 5, 2011

A key ingredient for resilience is self compassion. How do we learn to accept ourselves, flaws and all.  Another lesson from the work of Dr Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection.


The 2011 Cook County Girls Varsity Basketball Team

Cook Count Girls Basketball 2011

Although the Cook County Girls Varsity Basketball Team may have suffered a tough loss to Mountain Iron-Buhl Rangers in the Section 7A semifinal game, the team posted an impressive record, winning


Film maker Jenni Nelson

"Tightly Knit" director Jenni Nelson talks about her film on the other side of knitting

While many people participate in knitting as a hobby or pastime, most people do not think of it as a quirky and often bizarre subculture.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill: Cook County could be "devastated" by IRRRB budget grab

The latest move in the Legislature has Iron Range representatives hopping mad. They view cuts to the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board as a missile attack on property taxes.


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Silver Bay moving forward with Eco Industrial Business Park

The City of Silver Bay wants to forge new ground on the North Shore.  They have an ambitious plan to transform the city’s existing business park from run-of-the-mill to state-of-the-art.


Ski conditions on BWCA Wilderness lakes have been excellent this week according to Bill Hansen of WTIP's West End News

West End News March 24

It was a pleasant surprise this week to see a wave of news stories out of the Twin Cities about West End native Solveig Tofte. Solvieg is the daughter of Karen and Orton Tofte, Jr.


David Betts

County has small number of structurally deficient bridges

Many of Minnesota’s bridges are in need of repair. Those in Cook County are small and in pretty good shape. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.


Prairie Pothole Wetlands - photo by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Conservation Act designates $5 million to wetlands restoration and protection

Healthy wetlands are key to healthy ecosystems.  There’s also growing awareness of the vital role wetlands play in addressing climate change and in mitigating extreme weather events such as


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