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The new community center project

Planning for a new Cook County Community Center is underway, and WTIP wants to hear from you. What's your take on the project? How do you feel about the scope and size? What concerns do you have?


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Carol Christenson

Weather report: summer forecast and summer clouds

Summer fair weather is with us for a while, though there may be showers this weekend.

At Isle Royale. Photo: Minnesota Sea Grant

Report highlights effects of climate change on Great Lakes parks

Climate change is already damaging the fragile ecosystems of major national parks near Minnesota and throughout the rest of Great Lakes area.

A Moment With Tom Christiansen

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Community Center Option One

Putting ‘Community’ in the Community Center,” the July First Thursday Community Conversation.

The July 7 First Thursday Community Conversation broadcast featured information, questions and comments on the proposed community center project.

Photo by Todd Hall on Flickr

North Woods Naturalist: Eastern Grey Tree Frog Singing In The North

One of the night singers we hear this summer is also a master of disguise. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about the eastern gray tree frog.

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Many Northland legislators continue to collect paychecks during shutdown

It is 10 days and counting for the shutdown of Minnesota state government, making it the longest of any in recent history.

Calico Pennant Dragonfly

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 9th

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.

Photo by Crane Farm on Flickr

Wildersmith: Savoring the Natural Sounds of the North

Here we are, with one week of month seven behind us along the Gunflint Trail.

Photo by Rick Payette on Flickr

Points North: Are Lawmakers Lost in the Woods?

On June 30, hours before the state government shut down, three Minnesota loggers went before a judge in International Falls to sue the state for breach of contract regarding existing timber sales.

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Weekend News Roundup for July 9

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

Photo courtesy of freespamfree at flickr

Video Games Will Save the World?

Everyone knows how the Olympic Games can unite the world, but what about video games?  Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project believes the planet could be saved if we all just played. 

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Busy Month, Busy Fourth of July

Calls to the Cook County Sheriff's office are running ahead of the average. Sheriff Mark Falk says it was a busy Fourth of July and the past month was also active.

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