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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend

Lodging tax revenues for February were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


Healthy Living

Annual health survey does not include Cook County

Generally, the healthiest Minnesota counties are in the southern part of the state and the least healthy are primarily in the north. In fact Lake County is listed as one of the least healthy.


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Super cool pirate-ship kids' bedroom designed by Twin Cities firm goes viral

Twin Cities builder Steve Kuhl designed an incredible bedroom for his nephew, which went viral on the Web six years later. He talked with Buck March 25.


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Local renewable energy in the big picture

Bill Mittlefehldt, regional coordinator of the NE MN Clean Energy Resource Team, talked with Bob March 25 about local renewable energy in light of today's global energy economy.


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Lima Green Project public input open house is April 1

The Gunflint Ranger District is developing a proposal for vegetation management activities for the Lima Green Project.  The project proposes to enhance moose habitat, restore red and white pine,


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Two drug initiatives take shape in county

Two drug programs are taking place in Cook County. A prescription drug initiative begins in April and the county is cooperating with the Border Patrol to help curb local illegal drug sale and use.


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Fenwick to manage Superior National Golf Course

At a special meeting of the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority on Friday, March 25, the EDA accepted the recommendation of its golf course committee and voted to offer forme


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Environmental Assessment “scoping” for Great Lakes announced

The National Park Service is planning to prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a Great Lakes Invasive Plant Management Plan for ten parks located in the Great Lakes region.


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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.


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