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Brian Larsen is the 2016 Ron Daws Ambassador Award winner. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County news reporter honored at Grandma's Marathon

Grandma’s Marathon took place Saturday, June 18 along the North Shore.

	Martha Marnocha, Don Grant, John Praxmarer, Bob Lamettry, Fred Anderson

Dat Dere Jazz cover classics on the Scenic Route

Dat Dere Jazz is a new jazz ensemble in Cook County adding an often under-represented genre to the local music scene.

Early saxifrage at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (NPS/WikimediaCommons)

Isle Royale Workshops

WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke with Executive Director Kristine Bradoff about workshops offered through the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 Superintendent moves to North Dakota district

The ISD166 budget is set for the next school year, but it’s dependent on two funding initiatives that need to pass.

Large hail

Short but severe storms sweep through Northland

Sunday’s storm brought destruction, injury and even death. Later in the week a similar system may come in the area again.

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Violent storm injures campers in BWCAW, one death reported

On Sunday night, June 19, a number of intense storms moved through northeastern Minnesota.

Weekend July 23 & 24 AA Meetings

Hovland and Lutsen
Sat, 07/23/2016 - 7:00pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.
Saturdays, there's an Open Meeting at 7 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland.

School News: On vacation until the fall!!

(Photo by WoofBC on Flickr)

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 18

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

Jillian Blezien stands with her father, Paul, near the shores of Mink Lake

Minnesota swimmer shares story of recovery during visit to Gunflint Trail

Minnesota swimmer Jillian Blezien hopes to swim across the English Channel. She has been training up the Gunflint Trail recently, including several long swims on area lakes.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 17

The Smiths are back in the woods once more. A week away from this northern paradise seems like an eternity.

Superior National Forest Update: June 17

Hi.  I’m Becky Bartol, assistant ranger in planning, with the Superior National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte and Gunflint Districts

Ann Possis and Matthew Brown enjoy a game of table tennis in Grand Marais. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Outdoor ping pong table comes to Grand Marais

A new ping pong table is set up outside of the Grand Marais Public Library. The table is open to use for the public at no charge. The idea for the table came from Cook County resident Ann Possis.

Early summer

Summer finally comes to the North Shore

It promises to be a nice early summer weekend. There’ll be a little rain here and there, but plenty of sunshine.

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