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Sheriff confident searchers have found body of missing person

Several teams of search crews have been focused on Swan Lake in the BWCAW looking for 23 year old Ty Sitter of Janesville, WI.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber June 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.


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Weekend News Roundup for June 11

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


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Biologist Mike Schrage on all things moose, on The Roadhouse

Buck spoke June 3 with Mike Schrage, wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, about what he's learned about moose through years of research and study. Mike was the featured speaker at the North House Folk School Boreal Birding and Northern Landscapes Festival June 4.


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Hovland musician Jim Miller plays Studio A

Jim Miller, Hovland musician and member of the band Blueberry Jam, brought his guitar to The Roadhouse May 27 to chat with Bob and play a few tunes.


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Marijuana grower arrested in West End

On the afternoon of May 26, the Cook County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant on the Caribou Trail in Lutsen on a tip marijuana was being grown at a residence.


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Local Fish Report for June 10

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes were shallow last week and the bite has slowed -- so try a little deeper.


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ISD166 to consolidate administrative offices

The ISD166 school board met earlier this week in special session to act on several issues including the consolidation of four administrative offices into three.


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U of MN Prof. Anatoly Liberman hot on the trail of disputed words

Linguistics expert and Oxford University Press blogger Prof. Anatoly Liberman spoke with Bob May 27 about his ongoing dictionary project to find the real origin of nearly 1,000 disputed English words.


 

Mike Crook of USFS shares adventure working on prescribed fire in Ethiopia

Mike Crook, prescribed fire specialist with the USFS in Grand Marais, stopped by Studio A May 27 to talk with Buck and Bob about his recent working trip to Ethiopia, where he helped teach effective prescribed fire practices to the local residents.


The bugs are out in full force this year!

West End News June 9

There is no denying that the bugs are bad this year. Over the Memorial Day weekend, we sold almost 200 head nets and bug shirts.


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Park Board discusses music in Harbor Park

The Grand Marais Park Board met on June 7. Music in Harbor Park, an outdoor classroom project proposal and plans for a new footpath entrance to the Rec Park were on the agenda.


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Deer tick collection in process at clinic

It’s deer tick season and these are the ticks that carry Lyme Disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoken with Dr. Sandy Stover about the deer tick collection at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.


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National climate change strategy in the works

From the Arctic to the Everglades, impacts like rising sea levels, warmer temperatures, loss of sea ice, and changing precipitation patterns are affecting the species Americans care about, the se


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