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"Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture," on First Thursday Community Conversation

Deconstructing Racism on WTIP's First Thursday program

Join Jay Andersen and Barbara Jean Johnson from WTIP North Shore Community Radio for "Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture." In this one hour program, they talk with in-stu


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Grand Portage among six bands to receive energy efficiency funds

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has been awarded over $700,000 to help six reservations reduce energy use and create green jobs.

Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 3

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


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Making maple syrup is a sticky business

Syrup season is in full swing on the North Shore. This year, sap in the Arrowhead ran before the rest of the state, forcing syrup produces to kick operations into high gear much earlier than usual.


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Another party heard from on local high-speed internet

The Cook County Board is on record supporting the fiber optic federal grant applications of both Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and Northeast Service Cooperative.

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ISD166 starts program to improve school lunch nutrition

Food at school. Obesity in kids. Improved nutrition for the young. All topics in the news today. It’s also a topic of discussion at Cook County Schools.

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April 1st is Census Day

Thursday, April 1st is Census Day —the official reference date for the once-a-decade civic ceremony.  

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Grand Portage primary election results - updated

Grand Portage held a primary election on Tuesday, March 30. There were four candidates seeking a four-year term on the Grand Portage Reservation Business Committe