Pete Kavanaugh and Eric Meyers live on The Roadhouse

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The Gooneybirds live on The Roadhouse

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Pincushion Warblers live on WTIP

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Sphinx Moth

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Storm waves rock the Grand Marais Harbor

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ISD 166 board meets in long work session

On Dec. 10 the ISD166 school board met in a four-hour work session to discuss a number of items in preparation for the new year. The budget was one of the chief topics on the agenda.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber December 11th

 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. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convenience, or subscribe to a podcast.

Click here to see Larry's Flying Squirrels

Photo of 
Cottontail Rabbit Tail in Snow courtesy of Nicole  

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Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 11

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


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Wildersmith December 11

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?  I’m guessing that such is the case down on Bow Lake at Okontoe as “in the lane, snow is glistening.” It’s a gorgeous winter wonderla

White Abstraction

Wildersmith December 4

Winter took another swipe at the Gunflint Territory last week. And for once the weather forecasters hit one right on.

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Wildersmith November 27

Old Man Winter seems to be enjoying the territory now that he has finally arrived.  For the second consecutive weekend, the pesky guy has dropped a few more inches of snow.

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Points North: The Price We Pay for Deer Abundance

New England's abundant whitetails present a host of management challenges, according to a story in the current issue

Minnesota Corn (Kris on Wikimedia)

Points North: We Need A Salesman To Lead The DNR

 While we still aren’t sure who will be our next governor, some are already speculating about who our incoming leader will appoint to lead the Minnesota DNR.


City raises 2011 levy by three percent

The Grand Marais city council met to finalize a budget and levy for 2011. Funding uncertainty at the state level forced a levy increase. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story.

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