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Dogs taking off at the start of the Beargrease Marathon, photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon comes to a close

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon came to a close last night as Tom Bauer and his eight dogs crossed the finish line in Duluth a few minutes before midnight on Wednesday.

ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz

School Superintendent to give class on “Facebook for Parents”

No longer is the question, just “parents do you know where your child is?” Now it’s also, “parents have you checked your child’s Facebook page?” ISD166 Superintende

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Southwestern Minnesota broadband exec to speak here

Windomnet is a community high speed internet provider based in the southwestern  part of the state.


Local Dentist Dr. Alyssa Hedstrom Talks Access To Health Care In Cook County

Host Cathy Quinn invited Dr. Alyssa Hedstrom of Grand Marais Family Dentistry to the AM Community Calendar program Friday, January 28. In this unedited interview, Dr.

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Weekend News Roundup for Jan. 29

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

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Youth Radio Project Interviews Local Beargrease Mushers

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon starts Sunday in Duluth.

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Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids coming to Grand Portage

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino is gearing up for another Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids fundraiser.   This annual event, Saturday, Feb.5, brings snowmobilers from Canada and the U.S.

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Lonnie Dupre calls off attempt to summit Mt. McKinley

Surprenant: Lonnie spent the night at 10,000 in a snow cave that he built on the way up.

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Youth speak out on bullying

On February 3rd, WTIP’s First Thursday Community Conversation will deal with bullying.

Housing construction progress at Grand Portage

Portage Monument building energy efficient housing

The Grand Portage National Monument is in the process of constructing housing for its seasonal employees and they’re going for green in a big way.