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ISD166 prepares for levy referendum

In the past few years, the way public schools are funded has led to some far reaching changes at Independent School District 166.

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All about Root Cellars

Guests on Northern Gardening discuss root cellars -- how they're built, what can be stored in them and more.


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Taconite worker health study comes to Silver Bay

Taconite mining has been part of Minnesota’s landscape for decades, providing a  livelihood for thousands of people, on the Iron Range and the North Shore.  But taconite mini

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Nashville songwriter Jerry Vandiver visits Studio A

Jerry Vandiver, award-winning Nashville songwriter, chatted with Buck and Bob about the Nashville music scene and played a few tunes Aug. 20.


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MN State Fair butter sculptor tells all on The Roadhouse

Artist Linda Christensen has been carving butter sculptures at the Minnesota State Fair for 38 years. She talked with Bob Carter Aug.


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Couple walking around Lake Superior reports in from Canada

Mike Link and his wife Kate Crowley are walking around Lake Superior on the Full Circle Superior expedition, a journey to explore and document the peopl


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Late Summer Means The Bird Migration Is Near

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Water quality testing resumes on North Shore beaches

Water quality monitoring on Lake Superior beaches typically starts at the beginning of the summer, but this year, because of staffing issues at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the work wa

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Firewise looking for grant applicants

External sprinkler systems can help protect properties in the event of a wildfire.  Installing them can be costly, but there is help available. 

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Hospital names new administrator

Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center has a new administrator. She is Kimber L.

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Governor sends new lakeshore regulations back to the drawing board

Minnesota regulators spent years devising more protective shore land and dock rules to guide new development along state lakes. But according to a report in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Gov.

 
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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber August 21

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.


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Weekend News Wrap Aug. 21

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week.  Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.


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