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CCHS College Composition students have a lot of research ahead of them (Michael Perez/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project launches "Night of the Notorious" Interview Series

It's three weeks into the new school year, and the College in the Schools English Composition class is busy picking their topics for this year's Night of the Notorious event in December.

Lucy Perpich & Jade Woltmann talk about a new girls group at CCMS (Harry Phillips/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jade Woltmann & Lucy Perpich on new girls group

Jade Woltmann, new family and student specialist at Cook County Schools, and Lucy Perpich, program coordinator at the Violence Prevention Center, join the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about a

Fall Colors on the North Shore (Paul Weimer/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 28

With activity slowing toward more quiet times along the Trail, it’s hard to believe that the month of our full “wild rice” moon has slipped so rapidly toward the western horizon.

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School News from Cook County Middle School, September 28

Exploration outside the classroom is an integral part of the Cook County Middle School curriculum.

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Points North: Looking for Ducks and Finding Wolves

While thousands of Minnesota duck hunters sat in swamps last weekend, I went walking in the woods. Sitting in a blind beside a stool of decoys goes against my restless nature.


USFS allows campfires in BWCAW; reopens area near Knife Lake to public use

Due to cooling temperatures and shorter days, the US Forest Service lifted restrictions on Thursday, September 27 , that previously limited the hours for campfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wi

Henshall reels, 1904

Local fish report for Friday, September 28

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there’s renewed walleye and rainbow action.

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Hospital begins long look and renovation and expansion

Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center administrator Kimber Wraalstad spoke with WTIP's Jay Andersen on "Daybreak" about long range plans for expansion.

Kristi Downing with one of her raku firing garbage cans

Crossing Borders features artists of the North Shore and guests

The Crossing Borders artist studio tour starts Friday, Sept. 28 and continues for 10 days. One of the participating artists is raku potter Kristi Downing.


Singer-songwriter Eric Frost plays The Roadhouse

Local singer-songwriter Eric Frost dropped by Studio A Sept. 21. He chatted with Buck and Bob and played several original tunes, accompanied by local musician Bill Hansen.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff looks at school bus safety

Leashed dogs, few fires, the beginning of hunting season and school bus safety.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen joined AM Calendar host Mary Manning for an up date from Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk.

Wild Rice

Dr. Seth Moore: Autumn means wild rice

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

Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill: Wolf season will go on as scheduled

Wolf season is scheduled to open in just over a month, but there’s s lawsuit pending that could stop it.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the bill’s sponsor Rep.

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