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Molly Thomas heads to Down Under Sports: special event April 18th

Family and friends of Molly Thomas are hosting a special event; it’s a fundraiser to help Molly travel to Australia for the Down Under Sports Tournament.


Syrian refugees' camp in Cappadocia, Turkey (Fablo Sola Penna / Flikr)

Great Decisions meeting: Syria's Refugee Crisis, April 16th

­­­­­­­­­ The current Syrian military conflict is a perfect storm for the suffering of civilians caught in the cross-fire.  North Shore Morning host Mark


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

A little rain, but fire danger remains high

April showers can bring May flowers, but we need a bit more rain in the Northland to keep down the wildfire threat.

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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

New parking lot due at ISD166

Parking lot reconfiguration will take place at ISD166 this summer and the budget dominated school board discussions this past week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.

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The Wisdom of Dark Emotions

Gina Dixon is Licensed Psychologist and Grief Therapist with Essentia Health.  She spoke recently about 'the wisdom of dark emotions' with WTIP's Veronica Weadock.


The Railroad Hour

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 11

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


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 10

Ten days into April and suddenly it’s hard to tell if spring is going to take hold as easy as it seemed back in March.

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Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: April 9

Hailey and Elsa report the latest School News.

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Eastern Phoebe Fledglings (Sayornis phoebe)

Field Notes: Fox Sparrow and Eastern Phoebe

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 10:00.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City Council has packed agenda for most recent meeting

Support for a local dairy, considering tennis courts and the on-going public restroom issue. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

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Swans swimming in Temperance River

West End News: April 9

The umpteenth annual Tofte Trek trail run is accepting pre-registrations from now until July 1.  Race day is July 4, which falls on a Saturday this year.


On the Nature of Teaching: "Evaluation"

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.

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Leroy Creech and Judge James Creech

'Music from the Tip 'O the Arrowhead' exhibit opens May 24

Music from the Tip O’ the Arrowhead is the new exhibit planned at the Cook County Historical Society.


 

U of MN sustainability minor encourages big-picture thinking

The sustainability studies minor available at the U of MN allows students to make sustainability part of any academic program, helping students recognize the conflicts and trade-offs between economic growth, social equity, and environmental health. Beth Mercer-Taylor, coordinator of sustainability education at the U, spoke with Will Moore Mar. 27 about the program and why it's important. Learn more about sustainability studies at the U.


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