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 As the population of Cook County continues to grow, so too will the demand for more local daycare providers

Board chair of Cooperation Station discusses status of daycare options in Cook County

The Cook County YMCA is in the process of taking over Cooperation Station, a local daycare provider.


Fall begins on a wet note

Fall enters with a rainy weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen speaks with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.
 


The Rainbow camp kitchen. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

An afternoon up the Sawbill Trail with the Rainbow Family

A regional gathering of the Rainbow family took place on national forest land from Sept. 9 to 22. The gathering was held in a remote setting near the Sawbill Trail and Temperance River.


Painters prepare for the quick paint at Artist's Point

Plein Air competition takes over Cook County

Last week 80 artists arrived in Cook County to produce over 1000 unique and original paintings in the outdoors.


A discussion on affordable housing held at North House Sept. 19. Photo by Warren Hanson

Housing forum at North House builds framework for action

Mary Tingerthal is the Commissioner for Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, an organization that strives for safe, decent and affordable housing across the state.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: The Hovland plane crash

A Cessna 185 disappeared in the fall of 1971, and no trace of the plane or its three occupants was found until nearly 12 years later.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

The week starts out with nice fall weather

There are a couple of nice days in store for us before it clouds over mid-week.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Stewart about comfortable, but br


Moving day at the care center

One year down, one to go on care center construction

Construction keeps rolling along at the North Shore Health care center site.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen brings the project up to date with administrator Kimber Wraalstad.


Singing with the radio

Weekend News Roundup for September 17

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Shooting suspect back in court, a trial date is set. WTIP add staff to its news department.