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Lutsen 99er starting line

2014 Lutsen 99er bike race brings more riders than ever

Last weekend marked the 4th Annual Lutsen 99er mountain bike race, a 99-mile event for all skill levels circling around the back roads of Cook County and Highway 61.


Cook County Whole Foods Co-op (photo from cookcounty.coop)

Co-op Update: July 7

WTIP spoke with Jennifer Stoltz, the general manager of the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op about upcoming classes that will be offered in the month of July.


Planked trout

Cook County Historical Society Planked Trout Dinner, Saturday July 12

On Saturday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m, the Cook County Historical Society is hosting a planked trout dinner as a fundraiser for the museum.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Early weather warning system upgraded at NWS Duluth

The North Shore was hammered by rain and hail over the holiday weekend, but the latest improvements to weather radar at the National Weather Service in Duluth got the flash flood warning out sooner th


Eastern Phoebe Fledglings (Sayornis phoebe)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: July 5th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Weekend News Roundup for July 5

Cook County is getting grayer, The Duluth mail processing center is again on the block, black flies may be getting worse …all this and more in this week’s news.
 


Showy Lady Slipper (Cypripedium reginae)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: June 28th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


A benefit for Carolyn Larsen will be held on Saturday, July 12, starting at 2 p.m

Benefit for Cook County Resident Carolyn Larsen on July 12

Friends and family of Cook County resident Carolyn Larsen are hosting a benefit for her as she undergoes treatment for breast cancer.


Koi fish can become harmful invasive species if released into lakes and rivers.

Aquatic Invasive Species Expert Doug Jensen discusses habitattitude

Doug Jensen is an aquatic invasive species expert with the University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program.


Howard Hedstrom

Hedstrom Lumber Sawmill Tours

Hedstrom Lumber Company offers sawmill tour evary summer.


The Ice Cream Social will be at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais

Ice Cream Social Fundraiser for Chiapas, Mexico - July 4th

The First Congregational Church of Grand Marais and St. John's Catholic Church have parterned together to put on an ice cream social on July 4, from 6-8 p.m at the First Congregational Church.


Redstart

Field Notes: Black-throated green warbler, veery, ovenbird and American redstart

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage F


Eric Edgin

North House Offering Classes on Northwoods Cuisine and Soba Noodles

North House Folk School will be offering two classes on foods at the end of July. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with instructor Eric Edgin about these classes on North Shore Morning.


Grand Marais Art Colony features artist Tim Pearson at July 5 Exhibit Opening

July is a busy month for the Grand Marais Art Colony.  In addition to their annual Arts Festival, there will also be an artist exhibit starting this Saturday featuring the work of Tim Pearson.&nb


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


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