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Reduce your stress by practicing mindfulness--expert & teacher explains

Mindfulness has been linked to reduced stress and improved mental clarity, creativity and productivity. Alex Haley, who teaches mindfulness at the Center for Spirituality & Healing at the U of MN, spoke with Dave Dec. 11 about how and why mindfulness works to calm and make us more focused.  

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Snow on the way, and here to stay

Snow is back in the forecast, and this time it’s going to stick around. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about snow before Christmas.

Photo courtesy of Big Bear Lodge.

Moose-car collisions occur at disturbing rate on Gunflint Trail

There have been numerous traffic accidents already this month involving moose along the Gunflint Trail.

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Northern Sky: December 12

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for December 12

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Wolves, mines, elections and a murder in Tofte.…all this and more in the week’s news.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: December 11

Sounding like a broken record, all I can say in regard to the Gunflint weather is winter remains ugly.

Tofte shooter pleads not guilty by self-defense

A Finland, Minnesota, resident pled not guilty by reason of self-defense during a hearing Friday morning in District Court in Grand Marais to a second-degree murder charge in the death of a Bloomingto

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New book features North Shore waterfalls

A new book released by Northern Wilds publishing company in Grand Marais is titled “Waterfalls of Minnesota’s North Shore & More.” WTIP News Reporter Joe Friedrichs spoke with on

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Bigby charged in Tofte shooting, arraignment today

A Finland, Minnesota, resident has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Bloomington man as the result of a shooting in the parking lot of Bluefin Bay Grille in Tofte, the early mor

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Victim ID’d from Bluefin Bay shooting

The victim from the shooting that took place on December 9, at the Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte has been identified as Marcus Lee Roberts, age 35 from Bloomington MN.

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City to set levy and completes employee contract negotiations

The City of Grand Marais has settled a union contract with employees and agreed upon a levy for the coming year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

Telling the story of Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

In 2018 Sawtooth Mountain Clinic will celebrate its 40th year of service to Cook County. Leading up to this milestone, the clinic has launched a project to tell its story.

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Cooler weather and snow in the forecast

Snow is back in the forecast, along with colder weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about maybe winter at last.

West End News: December 10

Congratulations to Rob Ecklund from International Falls who will be sworn in soon as our new state representative.

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