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Violence Prevention Center: Challenges of Serving a Rural Community

Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center discussed challenges of serving a rural community, in addition to her leaving the Cook County area, with North Shore Morning host Sherrie Lindskog.


Rendezvous Days and Powwow at Grand Portage: August 8-10

This weekend, August 8-10, is Grand Portage National Monument's annual Rendezvous Days and Powwow.


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Weekend News Roundup for August 2

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Workers from all over the world come to Cook County

Foreign Worker Study in Cook County

There is a new study taking place in Cook County about foreign workers in the area.


Volunteers Needed at Devil Track Wildflower Sanctuary

The Wildflower Sanctuary along the Devil Track River is in the process of being restored and maintained. Anne and Chris Hegg spoke with WTIP volunteer Joey Detrick on North Shore Morning. 


Mercury in fish

Clinic launches mercury in fish study

Sawtooth Clinic and the Grand Portage Health Center are involved in a survey of women, infants and mercury in fish  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Patricia McCann from the Minnesota Department of


It's Blueberry Season in the Northland!

Are wild blueberries an important part of your summer? Or maybe you work to have them all year long!  Producer Ada Igoe shares her thoughts on this special time of year.


New "accountability" system implemented by Cook County fire departments

The  Cook County fire departments had their quarterly meeting recently.


Grand Marais Lioness Buffet Dinner: July 30

Fishcakes will be just one of the menu items at this Wednesday’s Grand Marais Lioness Club’s annual buffet dinner. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Katie Anderson and Je