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.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
GRAND MARAIS AREA
Each year, The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) fisheries staff prepares or revises individual lake and stream management plans for several waters in each management area.
There’s always something going on at the Senior Center in downtown Grand Marais, and once a month folks from the center visit with us here at WTIP. Recently, Bill Shaffer and W
Dan and Lee Ross are artists who make their home in Hovland. They recently returned from a trip to visit family in Madison, Wisconsin where they have often participated in a large art fair.
March 2nd is Great Lakes Day. It’s an event that takes place in Washington D.C.
Officials of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources say it is likely they will cut the number of moose hunting permits in half for this fall’s moose season.
In November of 2008, Minnesota voters approved the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment to preserve Minnesota’s outdoors as well as its history and cultural heritage.
Untold thousands of Minnesotans are vulnerable. They may need assistance with medical issues, food, child care and support, assistance with aging, with disabilities and much more.
Governor Mark Dayton has proposed the deepest payment cuts in history to Minnesota’s nursing home industry. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this story.