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Violence Prevention Center

Violence Prevention Center Update: July 1

Jodi Yuhassey and Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center talked to WTIP about resources available to those suffering from PTSD associated with domestic and sexual violence, while also providin


Hovland Arts Festival

The 9th Annual Hovland Arts Festival

Every year, artists get together at the Hovland Arts Festival to display and sell their works.


Home Energy Improvement Program helps working families

The AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency) is offering a Home Energy Improvement Program with funds from the IRRR


Dragonboat (Stephan Hoglund)

Volunteer Opportunities available at the Dragon Boat Festival this July

Ainslie Kincross and Matthew Brown of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival talked to WTIP about the upcoming event, how to get involv


Gypsy moths can be unknowingly transported by vehicles

Upcoming Gypsy Moth Quarantine

A gypsy moth quarantine is due to take effect in Cook and Lake counties as early as July 1, 2014.


Photo by Joe Houghton via Flickr.

Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program offering counseling and Rule 25 Assessments

WTIP talked to Greg Barnier, the director of Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program, a program that offers drug and alcohol addiction counseling and Rule 25 assessments in Cook County.


Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force promotes awareness

The Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force hopes to raise awareness and provide education.


Slow Start to Shipping Season

With the cool and foggy weather this spring, it’s been a slow start to the shipping season for the port of Duluth.  WTIP host Tracy Benson spoke with Adele Yorde of the Duluth Seaway P


Sheriff Mark Falk

Leaving offce, Sheriff Falk thanks community

It’s been a subdued month for law enforcement and a great nine year ride for the Sheriff.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Mark Falk about his tenure as Cook County Sheriff.


Summer Performances Planned for the North Shore Community Swing Band

The North Shore Community Swing Band will be performing in the area this summer. WTIP's Mary Manning spoke with Kathy Bolstad about how the band has evolved in addition to future plans.