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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for September 5

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


Beth Schwarz

Superintendent Schwarz resigns her ISD166 position

ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz Thursday told the Cook County School Board she will not seek a renewal of her current contract, but will remain in her position until the end of the academic year.

Stage Door: Techs

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.


'Bridge to Health' survey seeks input from area residents

How healthy are we in the Northland?  A survey now in progress hopes to find out. WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke Joni Kristenson, Maren Webb and Jenny Peterson to learn more about th


Hymers Fall Fair in Ontario, September 6-7

Community Producer Sue Maijala spoke with Kathleen Woodbeck about this year's 103rd Hymers Fall Fair - a yearly event held in the village of Hymers, close to Thunder Bay, Ontario.


WTIP's Deb and Jeff discuss 'tropospheric ducting' and live broadcasting from the State Fair

WTIP engineer Jeff Nemitz and station manager Deb Benedict joined North Shore Morning host Mary Manning to talk about recent atmospheric conditions causing radio reception problems, in addition t


'Afternoon Tea' hosted by Cook County Higher Education on September 9

Door prizes, a quilt auction, fancy hats and a talk on royal family feuds – Cook County Higher Education’s Afternoon Tea has a lot to offer!


Violence Prevention Center offers fall support group for survivors of sexual harm

The Violence Prevention Center in Grand Marais will be offering a fall support group for survivors of sexual harm.


Curly-leafed pondweed

Not here yet, but close: Curly-leaf pondweed, zebra mussels and faucet snails

Zebra mussels, curly-leaf pondweed and faucet snails are some Minnesota aquatic invasives that so far haven’t made their way to Cook County.