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Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, on winning the women's Ultimate (frisbee) 2012 world championship

Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, is part of the U.S. women's team that won the World Flying Disc Federation 2012 world championship in Japan. She spoke with Ann Possis July 20 about the games, the unique self-refereed nature of Ultimate, and about the special ethic behind the game.


Headstones enter the 21st century with Interactive Memorial you can scan with your smartphone

Buck chatted July 20 with Norman Taple, president of Katzman Monument Co., which offers traditional monuments as well as high-tech interactive memorials in their 'virtual storefront' online. They're bringing the memorial business into the Internet age.

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Northland orchids, purple and pink

There are several northland orchids in Cook County. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about two orchids to watch for.

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Election Supervisor unsure of Voter ID impact on county voters

If the proposed Voter ID amendment passes this November, what's the future for mail-in balloting?


Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 21st

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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No Wildfires in Cook County Saturday morning; smoke from Lake County, Manitoba, Ontario

The smoke people were smelling Saturday morning is from fires in Lake County, Manitoba and Ontario.

Join us on The Youth Show for a two-part discussion on Generation Z

Youth Radio Project: "Is Generation Z spoiled?" Part 2

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about how our generation is different than the ones before it.

"Not so long ago, deer stands were simple platforms built in trees..."

Points North: Wolf Bait, Popple Palaces and an Ugly Truth

News from the Minnesota DNR last week included the revelation that some deer hunters will be able to use bait while they are hunting in November. Wolf bait, that is.

Fireweed is already in bloom this summer...

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Mother Nature turned on those of us residing up the Gunflint this past week.

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Local Fish Report for Friday, July 20

The Ol’ Fisherman got snagged by an offer of free airline tickets to Las Vegas on his Smartphone so he took off yesterday for “Sin City” for the weekend.

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Youth Radio Project interviews Dr. Bob Pratt, and Tim Pratt

In this interview, we disscuss the current state of today's youth.  Is today's youth entitled? Spoiled?  Find out our thoughts in this interview.

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West End News: July 19

Linda Lamb, from Schroeder, called the other day to remind me that there are some fascinating art exhibits currently on display at the Cross River Heritage Center in Schroeder.  Kathy Gray-Anders

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Michael Monroe stops by Studio A on eve of Grand Marais Arts Festival weekend

Grand Marais singer-songwriter Michael Monroe stopped in July 13 to chat with Bob and play a few songs, including one from his very first album, "Summer Rain."

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