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Congressman Rick Nolan shares his ideas with local residents and officials. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Panel and congressman talk moose, housing, tourism in Cook County

On Tuesday, June 28, Congressman Rick Nolan visited the North House Folk School for a roundtable discussion with local officials and members of the community.

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Rep. Rick Nolan discusses tourism, steel and gun control

In town for a tourism roundtable, Congressman Rick Nolan also discusses China steel dumping and gun control issues in this interview with "Daybreak" host Jay Andersen.

Rich Mattson & the Northstars

Rich Mattson & the Northstars bring cosmic folk to Studio A

Rich Mattson and the Northstars stopped by The Roadhouse to talk and share their unique brand of original music. In studio were Rich, Germaine Gemberling, Kyle Westrick, and Curtis Mattson, and hosts Dave TerSteeg & Berta Bauer. You can learn more about Rich's music and his recording studios, Sparta Sound, here

The Temperance River is among the most beautiful and dangerous rivers in Minnesota

LSProject: North Shore rivers a blend of power, beauty and danger

With the arrival of summer, the many rivers and creeks along the North Shore are likely to receive an increase in human activity along their banks and in their waters.

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Expert grilling tips as summer season begins

Summer is now in full swing...and with it, the Grill Us Hotline. LongHorn Steakhouse's grill masters will be available by phone Sunday, July 3, to answer your questions about all things grilling. Dave chatted with one of those experts, Sara Plank, about preferred cooking methods, how to test steak doneness, grilling veggies, and lots more. If you need the hotline on the 3rd, the number is 1 855 544 7455.

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New foods for Minnesota State Fair this summer....SPAM sushi, anyone?

Dennis Larson is the lucky guy who chooses new foods each year for the MN State Fair. He chatted with Berta Bauer recently about what he looks for and what's new for this summer. This year's fair is Aug. 25 to Sept. 6; you can see the complete new foods list and lots more here.

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Cooler summer weather forecast

Nice summer weather continues, though cooler and no more severe events in the forecast. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Huyck.

Anishinaabe Way: The Inherent Right of Sovereignty

Sovereignty is a living, breathing thing for tribal nations. In this six-part series, sovereignty as an inherent right is examined through the words and experiences of Anishinaabe people.

The team stops to enjoy the view from Thunder Point on Knife Lake

Young women paddling to Hudson Bay update their progress

This is an update on the Journey 4 Renewal trip, which features four young women paddling from Seagull Lake at the end of the Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay this summer.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 25

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Severe weather claims the life of a camper. The Twin Metals lease issues continues.

Milky Way (Forest Wander /Wikimedia Commons)

Northern Sky: June 25 - July 8

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

Helicopter picking load for Isle Royale National Park

Trail projects involve helicopter on Isle Royale

A number of trail projects are underway at Isle Royal National Park this summer.

Superior National Forest Update: June 24

Hi.  I’m Debi Lamusga, information aide, with the Superior National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte and Gunflint Districts of the Fore

Silverware has more interesting origins than you would think.

The History of Silverware

When most people eat, they don't think about the history of the cutlery they're using.

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