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Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff Mark Falk discusses local law enforcement issues

WTIP tries hard to keep listeners informed and up-to-date about local happenings,.  As part of that effort, we interview local leaders on a regular basis.  Cook County Sheriff Mark F


Seasonal flu shot clinics are scheduled

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic begins a schedule of three weeks of flu shots this week. On Sept. 30 shots for adults 18 and over are scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and again from 5 to 7 p.m.


Busy beavers and ballooning spiders signify fall

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

Rick Schubert and Alex Ivanova

Workers on Wheels program was success for international participants

The Workers on Wheels bicycle loan program for international workers in Grand Marais is coasting to an end now that summer is over.

Old Zenith radio

Weekend News Wrap for Sept. 25

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

Perch lures

Local Fishing Report for Sept. 24

9/24/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

Grand Portage State Park Visitor Center. Photo: MNDNR

Grand Portage State Park Visitor Center opens Sept. 25

The new Visitors Center opens on Saturday at Grand Portage State Park. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this interview with the park manager and its naturalist.