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Would you like a side of crickets with that? The future of insects as 'people food'

Biochemist and entomologist Dr. Aaron Dossey is the founder/owner of All Things Bugs, a Georgia company dedicated to insect-based applications including insect-based foods. He spoke with Dick June 27 to explain why he believes insects are the food of the future, enabling us to feed our growing population efficiently. You can read more about his ideas and his company here. 


2014 Lutsen 99er

Go Dog North Shore was on hand to provide encouragement and sustenance for participants of the Lutsen 99er, Saturday, June 28, 2014.  Video by Cathy Quinn.

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Artist Open House: Tom Christiansen

Artist Open House featuring metal sculptor Tom Christiansen.  Videography by Patrick Knight.  Funded in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Ollar Snevets' Headstone at Maple Hill Cemetary

Moments in Time: Ollor Snevets

Noel Ollor Snevets was born on May 26, 1896 in Michigan.  He spent much of his adult life living in Cook County.  Ollor is somewhat legendary in these parts and there are countless stories t


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Pretzel curds, chicken in the waffle, & beer gelato...just a few of the new foods at this year's Minnesota State Fair

Buck chatted June 27 with Dennis Larson...he's the guy who gets to choose the new foods offered each year at the Minnesota State Fair. With 300-400 applications each year for only a few spots, it's tough competition. Listen and learn about some of the yummy new offerings this summer, and how the selection process works. The fair runs Aug. 21 through Labor Day, Sept. 1. You can see the complete list of new foods here.


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Simplification - May 30, 2014

Where might we clear a bit of clutter? Whether it is in our minds or in our office -- it worth spending a bit of time de-cluttering.


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Humility - May 24, 2014

Humility is a virtue of the wise. It provides perpective and an openness to learn.


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Patience - May 17, 2014

Patience is a virtue. It is a path to emotional freedom. How do we cultivate it?


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What Energy Am I Bringing? - May 10, 2014

What energy am I bringing into this situation? This room? We can be response-able to for the energy we carry.


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Mything as a Way to Understand My Story - May 3, 2014

Reflection and journaling can be enhanced by playing with images and symbols. Start with "Once Upon a Time" and see what happens.


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Volunteer Opportunities available at the Dragon Boat Festival this July

Ainslie Kincross and Matthew Brown of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival talked to WTIP about the upcoming event, how to get involv


Gypsy moths can be unknowingly transported by vehicles

Upcoming Gypsy Moth Quarantine

A gypsy moth quarantine is due to take effect in Cook and Lake counties as early as July 1, 2014.


Photo by Joe Houghton via Flickr.

Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program offering counseling and Rule 25 Assessments

WTIP talked to Greg Barnier, the director of Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program, a program that offers drug and alcohol addiction counseling and Rule 25 assessments in Cook County.


Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force promotes awareness

The Lake County Sex Trafficking Task Force hopes to raise awareness and provide education.


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Field Notes: White-Throated Sparrow, Mourning Warbler and American Crow

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage F


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