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Weekend News Roundup for May 24

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


105 West Fifth Street

The Cook County Community YMCA, adjacent to the school complex at 105 West 5th Street in Grand Marais, offers a variety of classes and activities.

Great Expectatiions School

School News from Great Expectations: May 23

Eli, Flynn and Noor report the latest School News. 

Northern Sky: Meteor Shower?

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

Art Therapy Exhibit at the Care Center

The Cook County Care Center has been working with residents in an art therapy project.  WTIP volunteer Barb Heideman sat down with Kay Rosenthal, Activity Director at the Care Center, and Belle J

Tune in to hear the the Youth Show every third thursday of the month at 5 P.M

Youth Show: May 15, 2014

Listen to the May Youth Show to hear great interviews with the senior class, a summer-themed vox pop, and much more!


The Thunderheads return to Studio A

The Thunderheads (Steve Blexrud, Craig Paquette, Brad McDonald) brought their great music to Studio A May 16. They were in town to perform at the Gun Flint Tavern that weekend.


Chiropractor Claudia Cottrell helps animals lead healthier, happier lives

Dr. Claudia Cottrell, an animal chiropractor based in Duluth, was in Cook County recently to make a public presentation and to treat some animal patients. Buck spoke with her May 16 about the rewards and challenges of her unique practice. You can learn more about her at the Animal Kingdom Chiropractic website.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair is an annual event for students to display their original projects. If you didn't make it to the fair this year, here's what you missed.

(Emory Maiden/Flickr)

Teacher Feature: Melissa Steele

For this Teacher Feature, YRP producer Molly Sietsema talked with Melissa Steele, CCMS math teacher, about her first year in Cook County and her plans for the summer.

(Mitchell Jocye/Flickr.)

Seniors of the class of 2014

Graduation is almost here, so Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project interviewed her fellow senior classmates Abbey Sutton, Shannon O'Phelan, and Anna Carman about the big event and their futur

What's better? The book or the movie? (az/Flickr.)

Book Talk: Adapted for the screen

After a hiatus, the YRP's "Book Talk" feature is back on the air. This time, Haylie Anderson and Joceline Deneweth discuss books that have been turned into movies.


Field Notes: Black-Capped Chickadees and Warblers

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


West End News: May 22

I’m sorry to report that Joyce Krueger, one of Tofte’s most beloved residents, took a nasty fall down her stairs and broke both ankles.  She was taken to Duluth for treatment and is n

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