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Green Darner Dragonfly (tlindenbaum/Flickr)

Dragonflies migrate, too

Dragonflies follow their insect prey…some as far as the Gulf coast.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with local naturalist Chel Anderson about green darner dragonfly migration.


Time for flu shots

Flu shot clinic start Sept. 25

Flu season is just around the corner, which means the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has is fall flu clinic outreach program ready.


 

Second court appearance for Grand Portage man

A public defender was appointed and two criminal cases were continued on Wednesday, Sept. 19 for a 36-year-old Grand Portage man.


Great Expectatiions School

Great Expectations scores high with Ed Dept

Great Expectations School got high scores from the Department of Education. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with school administrator Peter James about charter school success.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about pending veteran's legislation

The U.S. Senate considers legislation to help veterans and will take up the school trust lands issue soon. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota U.S.


Commissioner Hakes

Commissioner Hakes reports on community center progress

City and county progress on the community center. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Sue Hakes about recent developments.


Wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich

Lawsuit filed against Minnesota's wolf season


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Two groups have filed a lawsuit to try to block the opening of Minnesota's wolf hunting and trapping seasons this fall.
 

Moose with tree.  Photo by Charles Petricek

West End News: September 13

Cindy and I were watching the Twins game last week, when she suddenly said, "Wait, pause, go back!  I think I see our friend Walter in the crowd behind the batter."  I quickly rewo


 

Grand Portage man charged as sexual predator

In Cook County District Court Monday, Sept.


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Forest Service reopens some BWCAW routes, others remain closed

Due to successful suppression of the Parley Lake and Hoist Bay wildfires by fire crews over the weekend, the US Forest Service announced Monday evening that it has re-opened the areas adjacent to thes


 

Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Timothy Lineberry on the epidemic of military suicides, and what can be done to help

Bob spoke recently with Dr. Timothy Lineberry, Mayo Clinic psychiatrist & suicide expert for the Army, about the alarming increase in the military suicide rate, and what can be done to stop this trend. You can read his full article in the September edition of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, here.  


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Cook County's Denny Fitzpatrick shares experience as national political convention delegate

Bob chatted Sept. 14 with Denny Fitzpatrick of Grand Marais, who recently served as a delegate from Minnesota to the Democratic National Convention. Hear what it's really like to work behind the fanfare and speeches.


Emerald Lake-Knife Lake fire

Small fire near Grand Marais extinguished

The one-tenth acre Little Devil Fire near Grand Marais and outside the BWCAW was spotted on Saturday and quickly extinguished. The Forest Service says it remains on patrol status.


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