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Musicians at last year's festival.

Valley Fresh Buskers Festival in Thunder Bay on July 25-26

The Valley Fresh Buskers Festival is back in Thunder Bay this weekend.

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Sugarloaf Cove

Native Plants and Restoration Techniques Workshop, July 25

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the spread of invasive species in our area.

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Pluto

Surprising Pluto: the ice dwarf planet

Last week “New Horizons” passed within 7,000 miles of the dwarf planet Pluto.

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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Sunny skies ahead

The week’s weather, in a word, “sunny.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about blue skies.

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Tune In

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 18

Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major   stories of the past five days. Ely bear researcher loses a bid to collar. Native bands oppose the Sandpiper.

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Chippewa City Church {photo courtesy of the Cook County Historical Society}

120th Anniversary Celebration: Chippewa City Church, Sunday July 19

Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, known locally as Chippewa City Church, is the site of a celebration this Sunday, with history, music and more.

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Jim Boyd

Chamber to launch new business directory

The Cook County Chamber of Commerce is launching a new on-line business directory with many applications. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Chamber director Jim Boyd.

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Northland Wonders

'Northland Wonders' flower show held July 17

The Grand Marais Garden Club's annual flower show will be held on July 17.

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The beauty of Schroeder, MN

Schroeder Township Monthly: Power Plant Closing, John Schroeder Days, and more

The rest of the summer will be a busy time in Schroeder. WTIP spoke to Gale Ring of the Schroeder Township Board about the happenings in the area, including the Taconite Harbor Power Plant closing.

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Summer showers

Summer weather returns with a few showers

Summer returns to the North Shore, but it may be accompanied by a few showers. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart about weekend weather.

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