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Care Center Celebrates: Anniversary Gala, Volunteers and more

This May the North Shore Care Center is celebrating their 50th anniversary with a Gala on May 11th; and celebrating their volunteers, current and former, with a reception on May 20.


Sierra Club shares concerns about coal burning on the North Shore, meeting May 12

There will be a public meeting with the Sierra Club, Tuesday May 12th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the Cook County Community Center, to discuss the health and environmental costs of burning coal

Trails for Tails, Saturday May 9th

Trails for Tails is a Troop 4070 fundraiser for Arrowhead Animal Rescue.  It's Saturday May 9th, registration at 9am at Sawtooth Mountain Elementary in Grand Marais.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken introduces school mental health bill

Mental health resources in schools will be augmented in a new bill introduced in the Senate. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Al Franken


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk talks education funding

School administrators say they’re playing catch-up with state funding increases not keeping pace with expenses.

Dave Tersteeg

Parkside Public Access Project is moving ahead

The Parkside Public Access project is moving ahead. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg.

Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioner Doo-Kirk reports on Tuesday's special meeting

County commissioners Tuesday revisited their decision of last week to renew the contract of County Engineer David Betts. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk.

Spring activities at the Art Colony

Plenty of art activity this spring at the

Mental health topics addressed at May 7 workshops

‘Mental Illness in the Workplace’ and ‘Suicide Prevention Awareness’ are the topics at two workshops being offered in May. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Amy Wood

Violence Prevention Center provides guidelines for a safe prom season

May is prom season, and there are ways both parents and teens can ensure it’s a safe experience.