Wolf (Jethro Taylor / Flikr)

Wolf Awareness Week: October 12-18

National Wolf Awareness Week is in progress.


MyRain, a U of MN student startup business, wins major international funding

Steele Lorenz, a 2010 graduate of the U of MN Carlson School of Management, co-founded MyRain, a business that helps small farmers in India become more profitable and use natural resources more efficiently. He talked with Dick Oct. 10 about the company's mobile irrigation system, how the business works, and what the award will enable them to do. You can learn more about MyRain here. 


Ig Nobel Prizes honor research that makes you laugh, then makes you think

Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvard University. Research topics included the physics of stepping on a banana skin, the brain qualities of people who see Jesus in toast, and possible mental hazards of cat ownership. You can learn more about the Ig Nobels and the magazine here. 

Moose Madness! Oct 17-19

Moose Madness is contagious and coming to a town near you!

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Weekend News Roundup for October 11

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

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 10

Just past the full, “falling leaves” moon, the upper Gunflint territory has experienced a typical month 10 atmosphere.

Head Football Coach Mitch Dorr

Vikings football: Coach's Pregame Talk

October 10th the Cook County Vikings host the Mesabi East Giants. Here's head coach Mitch Dorr talking about the Giants as well as what makes Homecoming games special.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: October 9

Grace and Tristan report the latest School News.

Election 2014

Election coverage: County Commissioner Forum

WTIP’s 2014 election coverage continued October 8th.

Election 2014

WTIP begins 2014 election coverage

WTIP’s 2014 election coverage began October 7th with pre-recorded interviews featuring candidates running unopposed.

West End News: October 9

‘Tis the season for your annual flu shot and, as usual, the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is making it convenient for West Enders to get their shot without driving all the way to Grand Marais.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Changing Lake Levels and the Economy

You might have noticed that water levels on the big lake have been way up this year. But is this just part of the lake’s normal trend or is it an anomaly?

Cook County Historical Society hosts Annual Meeting and Dinner: October 15

 The Cook County Historical Society invites all to attend their 90th Annual Meeting and Dinner on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson talked with Carrie McHug

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