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Cook County Community YMCA

Location

105 5th Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
Phone: 
218-722-4745, ext 183

Cook County Chamber of Commerce

ccchamber@boreal.org

Location

PO Box 805
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
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Phone & online scams - what's out there and how to avoid them

Phone and online scams have become more common in recent years.


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Never fear! The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line is here!

It's the time of year when we check in with the experts at the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line. Home economist Alice Coffey joined Dick Nov. 22 to talk all things turkey. And as Alice says, people do incredibly unusual things with their turkeys. You can reach Butterball at 1 800 288 8372 (1 800 BUTTERBALL) or at their website.


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"Fifty Lakes One Island," a gorgeous personal exploration of Isle Royale

Chicago filmmaker George Desort spend a total of 80 nights on Isle Royale NP in 2011, traveling solo with his camera equipment, food & gear in his kayak. Dick spoke with George Nov. 22 about his adventure and the resulting film, "Fifty Lakes One Island,"  which was shown at North House Folk School that weekend. To see a special video clip just for WTIP listeners, click on the link above, then click on the logo in the upper left corner of the home page. Enter the word cookies when you get the password box.


"The only real outdoor work going on around here is continued winter planning by the red squirrels..." (Robert Engberg/Flickr)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: November 22

Life in the north woods continues to fly by. Here we are rounding the last curve of November with the final segment of year 2013 and the holiday season barreling down on us once again.


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West End News: November 21

Lutsen native, Ailee Larson, is having a great year on the Saint Catherine’s University cross country running team.  Ailee placed eighth out of approximately 300 runners in last week’


ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 to add second high school Special Ed instructor

The YMCA is nearing completion, the high school will have a second Special Education instructor, and more news is happening in and around ISD 166!


CC North Shore Hospital & Care Center Administrator Kimber Wraalstad talks about the latest board meeting (jfcherry/Flickr)

BCBS updates, a certification survey and more discussed at recent hospital meeting

The Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center recently held its regular board meeting.


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Cultivating More Gratitude Is Hard - November 23, 2013

Despite all of the evidence of the positive impact of a gratitude practice, it is hard to cultivate.  


Tune In

Weekend News Roundup for November 23

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. More waters are on the impaired list. The White Earth Band changes its constitution.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: November 23rd

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.


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Eleanor Waha is WTIPs’ Third Thursday feature

She’s a life-long resident of Cook County, grew up in Maple Hill and still lives there today.


Red Kettle time

Red Kettles set to reappear Thanksgiving

Come Thanksgiving, the Salvation Army red kettles will once again appear. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Bellringer coordinator Mary Sanders.


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