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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 decides on an operating levy for a fall referendum

The ISD166 board has decided on an operating levy goal for this fall’s referendum.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about the levy as well as a tougher atte

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Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival begin June 19 at North House

It's the weekend of the longest day of the year and North House Folk School is celebrating with their annual Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival.

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Meteorologist Mike Stewart

NEW: This weekend's weather looks wet

Looks like a spotty weather weekend: on and off rain and maybe a thunderstorm or two.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about the prospects for a damp Grandma&rsquo

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The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: The toxic legacy of the former Finland Air Force Base

Just outside of Finland, Minnesota, on the top of Lookout Mountain, is a Minnesota Superfund Site.

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Place-based learning at Wolf Ridge

On the Nature of Teaching: "Place-Based Education"

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

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Commissioner Gamble

USFS to recommend only a few miles of forest roads to be vacated

Of all miles of forest roads we have in the county, only a few are scheduled for closure by the U.S.

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Bikes for workers are available now

Workers on Wheels: providing bikes for five years

If you know an international student-worker in Cook County, you might know a participant of Workers on Wheels.

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The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast

“North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast” is a major new book written by naturalists Chel Anderson and Heidi Fischer, published by the University of Minnesota

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GES

Still plenty of school activity at GES

Staff at Great Expectations School kept on working after classes dismissed for the summer.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with school administrator Peter James about early planning for the next

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Fiber Art by Jo Wood

Fiber arts show opens at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery on June 26

All types of fiber art including weaving, knitting, felting, jewelry and sculpture will be featured at a show sponsored by The Northwoods Fiber Guild.

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