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New Energy Transition Lab's goal: Shift economy toward renewable energy

Dr. Hari Osofsky is faculty director of the Energy Transition Lab, a new project of the U of MN Institute on the Environment. Dick spoke with her recently about why the Lab was set up, what they hope to accomplish, and why energy efficiency and renewables are so important. You can learn more about the Institute on the Environment here


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Dave & Amy Freeman back from 2,000-mile expedition Paddle to D.C.

Amy and Dave Freeman just returned from canoeing, portaging and sailing over 2,000 miles from northern Minnesota to Washington, D.C. to observe the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and to bring attention to the issue of mining near the Boundary Waters. Dave TerSteeg caught up with them Dec. 12, and they have great stories to tell. You can learn more about their adventure and mission here.


County Commissioners-Elect and Chel Anderson: Thursday at 7 p.m.

This month's Third Thursday Community Conversation features interviews with the new Cook County commissioners–elect:
Frank Moe, Jan Sivertson and Ginny Storlie.

Josh Von Mink

Who: 
Josh Von Mink
When: 
Sun, 12/28/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Josh Von Mink will be playing on Sunday, December 28 from 7 to 10 PM at Lutsen Resort in Lutsen.

The Sivertones

Who: 
The Sivertones
When: 
Sun, 12/28/2014 - 6:45pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

The Sivertones will play at Papa Charlie's in Lutsen on Sunday, December 28 from 6:45 to 9 PM.

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Weather: Rain turning to snow with seasonal temperatures

Rain turning to snow, followed by more seasonal temperatures. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about this week's weather.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: December 15

Raina and Ariana report the latest School News.


Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count scheduled for December 20

If you have an interest in birds you may want to participate in this Saturday’s Audubon Christmas Bird Count. WTIP host Yvonne Mills spoke with Jeremy Ridlbauer on North Shore Morning.&nbsp


Cook County School News: Winter Concert

The Cook County Schools Music Department is hosting its annual Winter Concert Tuesday, December 16, at 7:00 pm in the high school gym.


Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Sun, 12/28/2014 - 3:15pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

Pete Kavanaugh will play on Sunday, December 28 from 3:15 to 5:45 PM at Papa Charlie's in Lutsen.

Bughouse

Who: 
Bughouse
When: 
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Papa Charlie's 467 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

Papa Charlie's in Lutsen will feature Bughouse on Saturday, December 27 from 9 PM to 1 AM.  Admission fee

Boyd "Bump" Blomberg

Who: 
Boyd "Bump" Blomberg
When: 
Sat, 12/27/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Caribou Highlands Lodge, 371 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

Caribou Highlands Lodge in Lutsen will host Music by the Fireplace featuring Boyd "Bump" Blomberg on Saturday, December 27 from 7 to 10 PM.

Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for December 13

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.


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Northern Sky: December 13

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Min


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Exciting New Images for Organizations - December 6, 2014

Rethinking Organizations is a self-published book by Frederic Laloux.  He shows how organizational forms have mirrored our evolving consciousness.


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