Four young women set out from Seagull Lake May 29 to canoe to Hudson Bay. Called Journey 4 Renewal, the trip was a fundraiser for Wilderness Canoe Base. Two of the paddlers, Tessa Larson and Steph Branchaud, joined Dave to share stories about the trip and its joys and challenges. You can learn more here.
Population growth won't be the only reason for increased food demand in the years ahead--the changing diets of the world's growing middle class, from plant- to animal-based, will play a significant role. Dick talked with Dr. Jamie Gerber, co-director of the U of MN Institute on the Environment's Global Landscapes Initiative, to learn about it. You can read much more on their environment reports website. Jamie also suggests the Better Buying Lab to help make more sustainable food choices.
The Rendezvous Days at Grand Portage National Monument over the weekend was a huge success.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton announced on August 8th the 74 school districts and charter schools that will receive state funding for preschool this year. Among the schools on the list was ISD 166.
The sun returns for a couple of days, then more rain.
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Cook County schools will receive money for pre-Kindergarten classes.
A cabin on the shores of Hungry Jack Lake was once owned by a notorious Minnesota mobster and bootlegger.
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After being closed for the entire summer, the Cook County/Grand Marais Airport reopened this week.
There will be a public hearing to discuss a proposed sales-tax increase in Cook County. The hearing will be at the Cook County Courthouse on Monday, August 15 at 6 p.m.
Once the rain passes through, the weekend looks very comfortable – perfect for Rendezvous Days and the Pow Wow. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist
Birch Grove Community School invites one and all to their annual open house. This year it is on Tuesday, August 23, from 5 pm until 8 pm.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners voted 3-2 to financially support a proposed housing project of the local Economic Development Authority.