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Walleye close-up and personal

New smartphone app lets you help with fisheries management

A new app called iFish Forever allows anglers to anonymously share their catch info, in support of cutting-edge research and responsible management. Prof. Paul Venturelli of the U of MN department of fisheries, wildlife, and conservation biology, helped create the app. He spoke with Dick May 29 about how it works and why it will help the DNR and other entities make better decisions.

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Meteorologist Mike Stewart

It's beginning to look a lot like summer

Without going too far out on a limb, it’s safe to say summer is probably, here. And that’s a firm “maybe.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart.

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Intentionally Authoring the Next Chapter - May 30, 2015

It is easy to forget we can author our days.  Sometimes we just need to be reminded.

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Venus, Jupiter and the Moon {Dave Schumaker /Flickr}

Northern Sky: May 30

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

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Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for May 30

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

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Kadunce River Trail

Suddenly Spring

Suddenly spring. Just over the past two weeks, birds, plants and bugs are bringing in the season. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spring transformations.

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Sedge wren

Field Notes: Sedge Wren

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 10:00.  Support for


'Perennials In Your Garden' workshops offered on June 6

If you’d like to learn more about the wonderful perennial flowers that will grow in Cook County, there are June workshops that can help. WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with Diane Booth

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: May 29

It was a glorious holiday weekend in Gunflint territory until the actual Memorial Day when dismal and damp took over.

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photo by wheats on flickr.jpg

School News goes on vacation for the summer!

School News will return in the fall.

(Photo by Wheats on Flickr)


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City puts biomass project on hold

Assisted living and putting the biomass project on hold dominated the city council meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

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Great Expectations School

Along with all Minnesota schools, GES waits...

Schools, Great Expectations included, are waiting for the results of the special legislative session.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke GES administrator Peter James about state funding and the fu

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Smallmouth bass

Friday Fish Report for May 29

A jig and minnow is producing walleyes on the 12- to 14-foot rocks at Two Island Lake and 8- to 12-foot rocks on Crescent Lake.


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