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Storm damage in Duluth: News Tribune photo

Severe storms could return to the area later this weekend

The severe storms that quickly moved through the county Thursday left a long trail of downed trees and powerlines stretching from west of Duluth through northern Cook County and on into northern Wisco


Pokemon Go

Where: 
Grand Marais Public Library
When: 
Tue, 08/02/2016 - 6:00pm

Ely Memorial High School

Twin Metals hearing in Ely draws large crowd

The second of two public "listening sessions" held by the U.S. Forest Service on Twin Metals mineral leases was held in Ely this week.


West End News: July 21

The Forest Service wants people know that the Fourmile Grade Road will be closed off and on this week while a contractor replaces culverts.


The Ladies Music Club at Hungry Jack Lodge

The Ladies Music Club returns to the Scenic Route

What started out as a "book club...but with music" has turned into a 5-piece, all female group from St. Paul that produces wonderful harmonies and great takes on folk favorites.


Bolstad's Rain Garden

All about Rain Gardens

Rain gardens are growing in Cook County! 


Twinflowers

North Woods Naturalist: Twinflower

This flower has three ways to reproduce – pollen, seeds and cloning. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about twinflower.


A Year in the Wilderness: July 20 - Day 290

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Laura and Brian Wilson on their strawberry farm near Hovland. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

North Shore strawberry farm a welcomed slice of paradise

A family owned and operated strawberry farm near Hovland is proving to be a huge success along the North Shore. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs recently visited the farm and has this report. 


Fisherman's Picnic Events

Where: 
Grand Marais
When: 
Wed, 08/03/2016 (All day) - Sun, 08/07/2016 (All day)

Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

County sign ordinance gets a significant trim

The Cook County Board of Commissioners met Tuesday to discuss, among other things, a greatly reduced-in-size sign ordinance. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Board Chair Heidi Doo-Kirk.


Primary 2016

Primary ballots can confuse mail recipients

A general look of confusion crossed the faces of many Cook County postal patrons when they found a Primary Ballot in their mail boxes recently.


Beth Homa harvests birch bark

Harvesting birch bark with Beth Homa-Style

Beth Homa-Style is a former North House intern and professional birch bark weaver and artisan based out of Minneapolis.


Red Dirt Girl (Michele Miller, left, & Amymarie Schmidt)

Hovland duo Red Dirt Girl makes radio debut

New musical duo Red Dirt Girl (Michele Miller & Amymarie Schmidt) made their radio debut on The Roadhouse last week. Look for them to play around town this summer.


Stage Door: Interview with Sue Hennessy

'Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.


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