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Weekend News Roundup for November 15

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories. Snow piled up this week and ski resorts are ramping up. The wolf season in the north east is over.


'Down to the 5 yard line' for Tofte housing project

Plenty of Tofte news, including progress on the senior housing project.


Oshki Ogimaag School kicks off local food drive

Teaching students about serving their community was the focus on Veterans Day at Oshki Ogimaag Charter School in Grand Portage. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Anna Deschampe and Keith


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Budget talks at ISD166 annual meeting

School districts are now required to have annual meetings. This year at ISD166, budget and school priorities topped the agenda. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


On the Nature of Teaching: The Learning Cycle

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioners vote against wetlands clarification

The county budget and waters of the U.S. were on the county board agenda. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Sue Hakes.


Mayor Larry Carlson

City has board openings to be filled

There are a number of openings on city committees and boards. The EDA and Library boards are joint city and county memberships. The other openings are for city residents.


Lindsay Lee

Learn to "Lighten Up" on the Trail with dried foods

‘Lighten Up:  Eating Well on the Trail’ will be offered at North House Folk School on November 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.


Moving Matters

Highway 61 is being revisited by Moving Matters team

The Moving Matters team has been putting together public input on the redesign of Hwy 61. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais City Administrator Mike Roth.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Fish Are Important for Superior Health

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Grand Portage Health Service launched a project last spring to look at how women on the North Shore are consuming fish.