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Weekend News Roundup for December 20

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

New Ruling Classifies Minnesota Wolves As Threatened

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, effective immediately, Minnesotans can no longer legally kill a wolf except in the defense of human life.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: December 19

‘Tis the week before Christmas, and oh what a mess, Old Man Winter has taken another hiatus!  Yep, border country experienced another December weekend meltdown as “Mr.

ISD166 School Nurse Kay Borud

Cook County School News: Influenza

The spread of influenza-like illness (ILI) is making news across the state. Locally ISD166 is having its own struggles.  Not sure when to keep your child home?

Marco Good, sleigh driver extraordinaire

West End News: December 18

Visit Cook County is organizing sleigh rides at Cascade Lodge again this year. Although targeted at our tourist population, this is a fun event for locals and their visitors too. 

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: December 18

Robin and Chloe report the latest School News.

Shift in EPA funding impacts the future of the Lake Superior Binational Forum

The Lake Superior Binational Forum will be impacted by a shift in EPA funding.

Cook County YMCA celebrates its 1st birthday

There are several upcoming events and new classes at the Cook County YMCA. WTIP host Joey Detrick spoke with Michaela Buchheit and Betsy Blaisdell of the Cook County YMCA on North Shore Morning.

Dr. Moore

Dr. Seth Moore: Environmental Research Collaboration with the University of Minnesota

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: The Important Role of the Lake Superior Binational Forum

While there are many individuals and organizations who are doing their part to preserve Lake Superior, the Lake Superior Binational Forum works to bring all those voices together to plan and protect o

Frost In The Trees

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 13th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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


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.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

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.

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