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Lake monitor volunteers sought

The Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District is once again looking for volunteers to monitor lakes around Cook County for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Citizen Lakes Monitoring Prog


Paddling season ramps up for the year at Sawbill Canoe Outfitters

West End News May 19

Here is an update on the ongoing mystery of the disappearing campers here at Sawbill. A couple of week ago, before the ice went out, a car appeared on the parking lot with a canoe on top.


Ruby-throated hummingbirds come to the North Shore.

Landscaping or Lakescaping for Wildlife, or Not?

Landscaping or Lakescaping for Wildlife, or Not?

Welcome to Northern Gardening!


Pete Kavanaugh Live in Studio A

Pete Kavanaugh joined WTIPs Jay Andersen and Kelly Schoenfelder in Studio A Saturday, March 19, to share music and inspiration as part of the "Let the Sun Shine" Membership Drive.

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Community Music Circle visits The Roadhouse

Bob and Buck welcomed Marco Good, David Grinstead, Yvonne Mills and Barb LaVigne, members of the Community Music Circle, to Studio A May 13. The Circle meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at Shanty Camp above Betsy Bowen's studio in Grand Marais. New musicians are always welcome to join in.


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U of MN Solar Vehicle Project wins solar car race at Indy Speedway

Buck spoke May 13 with Jonathan Nutzmann, student leader of the U of MN Solar Vehicle Project, about designing and building a car that runs on the sun.


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Poplar River controversy shifts to legislature

For decades Lutsen Mountains has been drawing water from the Poplar River to make snow in the winter months. Now there is legislation pending that would allow them to take more.


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Time for the spring awakening

Birds, frogs and salamanders are all active as spring slowly moves into the northland. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about returning birds and amphibians.


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Lee and Dan Ross return from major sculpture installation

Hovland sculptors Dan and Lee Ross have just installed five pieces at Children’s Hospital in Minneapolis. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the Rosses about the project.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 14

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


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber May 14th

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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Ziigwan (Spring) Is The Time For Sugar Camp

Traditions of sustainable living on the land are practiced according to the season by the people of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


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