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County Board votes in support of local dairy

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:16am

The Cook County Board has voted on a resolution to support the rights of Lake View Dairy in their conflict with the state’s department of agriculture…but not the resolution with which they were originally presented. WTIP’s Will Moore has this report.

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Northwoods Food Project will learn how our food dollars are spent with "Green Dollar Survey"

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:03pm

The Northwoods Food Project was founded eight years ago and is working to develop programs to increase local food production. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Joan Farnam and Pat Campanaro of the Northwoods Food Project on North Shore Morning. 

(Photo courtesy of Lafattima on Flickr)

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Area retailers meet to promote community engagement

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 3:03pm

There’s a new plan to help area retailers collaborate and engage with the community. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Suzanne Sherman and Jill Terrill on North Shore Morning. 

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5th Annual Girl Scout Father-Daughter Dance, March 20

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 3:11pm

Featuring live music and snacks, the Cook County Girl Scouts will be hosting their 5th annual Father-Daughter Dance. WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Cook County Girl Scouts, Aurora Schelmeske and Amelia Roth, on North Shore Morning.   
Father-Daughter Dance
Friday, March 20
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Oddz and Endz, 2066 West Highway 61, Grand Marais

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Update from Birch Grove Foundation

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:36pm

The Birch Grove Foundation is seeking nominees for its Board of Directors. WTIP host Mark Abrahamson spoke with executive director Caroline Wood and board member Stan Tull of the Birch Grove Foundation and Community Center on North Shore Morning. 

More information available by contacting Caroline Wood at Birch Grove Foundation & Community Center at 218-663-7977.


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Friends of the Library host Garden Book Sale March 21

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 12:51pm

It’s getting close to spring and if your thoughts are turning to gardening, the Library Friends of Cook County are hosting a sale of gardening books. WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Duane Hasegawa of Library Friends on North Shore Morning. 


The Library Friends of Cook County's  special sale of gardening books will be Saturday, March 21st at the Grand Marais Public Library from 10 am to 2 pm.  

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