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ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 will again need to borrow as state sets aside aid

As a part of the agreement reached by Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders, the bills recently signed into law once again will use school districts to help balance the budget.

Jan Sivertson at a gallery opening

Third Thursday Community Conversation with local businesswoman Jan Sivertson

She’s been an active businesswoman for decades -- both in Cook County and Duluth.

Amanda Hand performing "Silos"

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Sundew in Bloom (Drosera rotundifolia)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 23rd

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.

Vintage clock radio

Weekend News Roundup for July 23

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


Magnetic North: Duck Days of Summer

Welcome back to Magnetic North and the duck days of summer.

Gunflint Canoe Races

Gunflint Canoe Races results

The annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races took place Wednesday evening, July 2oth, and raised $14,500 for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.

At Cascade River State Park

Heading North? State Parks are open

State parks along the shore began opening Thursday for the first time since the July 1 shutdown. Gooseberry Falls State Park opened its gates Thursday afternoon with camping resumed by evening.

ISD166 Superintend Beth Schwarz

Community center-school complex is a possibility

The ISD166 school board has passed an open ended motion which allows them to remain neutral toward a new community center, but open to considering the facility as a part of the school complex under th

Photo courtesy of patrix99 at flickr

Youth Radio Project: Meet Jamaica's Robert Moore

When summer in Cook County begins, many local businesses employ international students to help with the rush of visiting tourists.  Youth Radio Project sophomore Owen Hoglund was curious to find

Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project

Youth Radio Project: The Balance of Summer

Summer requires a balance between work and play.  Youth Radio Project junior Sterling Anderson knows the importance of this lesson.  For him, summer not only means freedom, it also means hav

Dr. Seth Moore - moose research at Grand Portage

Dr. Seth Moore: Moose Habitat, Coaster Brook Trout, and Canoeing with Kids

July 13, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Erosion along the Arrowhead Trail as the waters recede. Note the exposed  telephone cable.

Rains soak the shore, flood city and parts of Hovland

Heavy rains yesterday flooded parts of Grand Marais where the National Weather Service reported up to three inches fell in two hours.

An old plane wreck at Zenith Lake with a great story.

West End News: July 21

It’s a relief to be back in the business of selling fishing licenses here at Sawbill.

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