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Great Lakes basin

Report calls for renewed efforts to protect Great Lakes water quality

The Great Lakes hold one-fifth of the world's supply of fresh surface water.  But the lakes are under threat from pollution and invasive species, according to a report released last week by the I


Mark Sandiford, Filmmaker

Canadian documentary filmmaker talks about film "Qallunaat! Why White People Are Funny"

While studies of minority cultures have had a place in academia for many years, it’s rare that we have a good look at what people of different cultures and ethnicities think about white people a


Chris Hoglund (by Stephan Hoglund)

Local student qualifies for state poetry slam competition

Ever had to get up in front of crowds of people and share some of your most intimate and personal thoughts?


Vintage radio

Weekend News Roundup for March 12

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


DST Poster

Spring ahead early Sunday morning

It’s time to push the clock forward by 60 minutes during the wee hours of Sunday, March 13 – 2 a.m. local time.


Great Lakes Basin

Algal growth threatens health of Great Lakes, report warns

By JOHN FLESHER
AP Environmental Writer
March 9, 2011


Mayor Larry Carlson

Council grants new venue for Classic Car Show

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday and made a couple of automotive decisions. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.


Township elecions

Township elections were Tuesday, March 8

Township elections and annual meetings were held Tuesday, March 8 in Lutsen, Schroeder and Tofte. Each township held elections for one three-year term supervisor and a two-year tern treasurer.