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WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for April 14

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


A hungry squirrel, captured near Gunflint Lodge

Wildersmith April 13

With April rapidly reaching its half way point, the boundary country weather has leveled off into being more typical.


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ARAC awards three arts grants to local organizations

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has awarded Art Project Grants to three Cook County organizations.
 


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Coast Guard rescues ill crewman from Lake vessel near Isle Royale

ISLE ROYALE,  MI (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says one of its helicopters rescued up a sick crewmember from a freighter in Lake Superior near Isle Royale.


Mayor Carlson

Mayor talks about animal ordinances

Animal ordinance review as well as planning and zoning actions were part of the city council meeting this week. Mayor Larry Carlson spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.


Bees on honeycomb

Mark Ditmanson talks about beekeeping on the North Shore

It’s spring and for Cook County beekeepers, it’s the beginning of one of the best times of the year. Pastor Mark Ditmanson has four hives in his yard.


North Shore Market in Tofte, photo by Ruthie Hansen

West End News: April 12

Big changes are happening at the North Shore Market in Tofte. Nancy Iverson, who has been running the store for a number of years, is turning over management to Lisa Nelson.


Wolf Pack - photo by John Vucetich - Michigan Tech

Dr. Seth Moore: Wolf Management at Grand Portage

April 11, 2012

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Commissioner Hakes

Commissioner discusses redistricting and community center

Redistricting of county commissioner turf and the community center listening session were two of the topics covered after this week’s county board meeting.


Cook County

Community Center listening session recounted

Tuesday night, April 10, a public meeting was held to get more input on the proposed new community center.


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Public forum on Northeastern Minnesota's clean energy future

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with J. Drake Hamilton of Fresh Energy.)


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Ashley Deschampe named to All-Area Girls Basketball First Team

Cook County Viking Ashley Deschampe is one of five players named by the Duluth News Tribune to its 2012 All-Area Girls Basketball Team.


Keeping warm is an art form in Northern Minnesota

Gunflint Notebook: Fat as insulation

In this edition of the Gunflint Notebook Steve contemplates fat. Is it possible that standing outside in the cold of a Minnesota winter could become the new fad diet?


Bump and Barbara Jean on PBS in Duluth

 

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