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Weekend News Roundup for June 29

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Co-op sign.

Co-op opens doors to new store

After a year of construction, the Cook County Wholefoods Co-op opened the doors to its brand new 7,100 square foot store in downtown Grand Marais on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.


Essa Jacobsen rebounding

Thunderwolves pick up former CCHS player

In Thunder Bay Ontario, the Lakehead University Thunderwolves women’s basketball team announced Wednesday that they’ve added six-foot post player Essa Jacobsen to their roster for the 2013


Commissioner Gamble

Commissiioners discuss animals at the mini golf

The Cook County Board of Commissioners met earlier this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble about mini-golf, subordinate service districts, the budget and more.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Law enforcement bookings at high level in county

As reported on North Shore Morning earlier this week, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk said as of June 25th his department has logged 75 bookings.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Law enforcement activity on the increase

It’s been a busy five months for Cook County law enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about vehicle accidents, fires and a sharp increase in bookings.


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Solar Hot Water Success for CCLEP and the Rec Park

The solar hot water installation at the Grand Marais Recreation Area is a local energy victory.  


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 board looks at leaner enrollment for 2013-14

The ISD166 school board is making budget plans for a leaner enrollment next school year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center

Hospital board: Veggies and some positive legislative actions

The folks at North Shore Hospital and Care Center are growing veggies for healthier eating, especially for care center residents.