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Lake County Compass: Where Are the Spring Birds?

Jim Lind, former avian ecologist at the University of Minnesota, tells us what late winter and early spring birds he's been seeing -- and due to the severe winter we've had -- what b


West End News: March 27

A couple of weeks ago, Cook County Higher Education met with businesses in the West End to explore training and education needs for people who work in the West End. Leadership training for manage


Planets

Northern Sky: Spring Planets

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Sawtooth Mountain Students on a Snowshoe Hike

Sawtooth Elementary Kindergarten Snowshoe Hike

On a warm February day, Sawtooth Elementary kindergarten students spent the afternoon snowshoeing and practicing their five senses in the outdoors.


West End News: March 20

The National Football League, yes, the National Football League, is supporting Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.  The NFL recently donated a picture board to the school, which is a group of


Magnetic North: The SilentTreatment

 Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the great lake appears ready to wake up after giving us the silent treatment for weeks on end.


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Longtime Bigfoot researcher Ray Crowe visits the Roadhouse

Ray Crowe, Bigfoot investigator and founder of the Western Bigfoot Society, joined Buck March 14 to talk about his research into Bigfoot. Hear what he believes about where they live and why they're so elusive. Did you know there was a possible sighting last year in northern Minnesota? Ray has written a book titled "Bigfoot Behavior," a collection of anecdotal accounts, available on Amazon.


Gus' Wild Side: Falling Through River Ice

Gus tells us about his experience falling through ice on a northwoods river....


Snowy Road in Lake County

Sunny's Back Yard: February

Sunny shares her past February adventures as well as recent observations from her back yard.


West End News: March 13

A lot of West End News was generated around the township annual meetings held in Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder this week.