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Friday Fish Report, August 17

The Old Fisherman is still working on his existential angst and hasn’t set butt in boat for more than a week now.


The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development takes a closer look at college graduates & the recession (lesliebyk/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Heldrich Center on College Graduate Survey

In an effort to understand more about what college students get out of their education, this week we read a special study done by the John J.


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Points North: Backyard Vacations and Fat Farm Subsidies

Every August I have a powerful urge to head West and get lost somewhere with mountains and trout streams.


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Tonight on the Roadhouse: Kayaking MN to Key West, great music, and...a flying car?

Tune in to The Roadhouse tonight at 5. Buck and Bob chat with Daniel Alvarez, who's kayaking from Angle Inlet to Key West and recently passed thru Grand Marais.


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Pete K and Eric Meyer rock Studio A

Favorites Pete Kavanaugh and Eric Meyer (of the Pete K Group) stopped in to The Roadhouse Aug. 10 to play some great blues guitar.


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Singer-songwriter Charlie Roth makes his Roadhouse debut

 Charlie Roth plays a unique blend of Americana, folk, blues, country, Celtic and more. He stopped by Studio A Aug. 10 to chat and play a few tunes on his guitar, accompanied by his foot.


Clear skies have led to happy visitors this week!   Photo by Carl Hansen.

West End News: August 16

The train that is summer in Cook County is continuing to roll on down the tracks.  From my informal poll of business owners at the Cook County Visitors Bureau meeting last week, it sounds like bu


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Congressman discusses issues affecting Cook County, upcoming campaign

Recently, Congressman Chip Cravaack was in Cook County to celebrate a newly-signed law that allows road crews to expand a section of Cook County Highway Eight.
 


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Bump Blomberg joins Moors & McCumber for great music in Studio A

Buck and Bob welcomed James Moors and Kort McCumber, with local musician Bump Blomberg, to The Roadhouse Aug. 10, before their performance that evening at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs in Grand Marais.


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Summer is a busy time at the Cook County Food Shelf

Cook County has a local food shelf that is staffed by volunteers who take care of the food donations and get them out to folks who need help.
 


The Dakota War resulted in the largest one-day execution in U.S. history, on December 26, 1862

Documentary on Minnesota's Dakota War of 1862 to air on WTIP

On August 17, 1862 a group of four young Dakota men on a hunting expedition killed five settlers who lived along the Minnesota river in what is now southwest Minnesota, igniting a war that claimed


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Sobanja and Gamble, Doo-Kirk and Austin, Nolan and Cravaack to face each other in November

Rick Nolan has won the DFL’s three-way primary race to face Eighth District Congressman Chip Cravaack who faced no primary opposition.
 


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Primary will be held Tuesday, August 14

A three-way Democratic congressional contest in the 8th Congressional District has brought attention in our area to tomorrow’s primary.


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