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Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations, May 29

Elsa and Greta  share the latest from the Bear Cubs, 

Mayor Carlson

City saves on bond sales

The Grand Marais City Council met earlier this week; the spent some money and saved some as well.


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CCLEP offers homeowners resources for energy efficiency improvements

The Cook County Local Energy Project offers help for homeowners interested in energy efficiency improvements.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson learns more in this interview with CCLEP administrator V


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioner Martinson on administrators, septic systems and Sentence to Serve

The Cook County board discussed Sentence to Serve budget cuts, a county administrator position and impending septic ordinance. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with county commissioner Bruce Martinson.


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Dr. Seth Moore: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI)

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 


 

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe mixes sports & activism

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe chatted with Buck recently about football, marriage equality, and lots more. He just joined the Raiders after being let go by the Vikes.


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Adam Harju, North Shore Bike Guy, talks biking in Cook County

Adam Harju, the "North Shore Bike Guy," stopped in to Studio A May 24 to talk all things bike. He does bike trail building, event promotion, advocacy for cycling, and more. Pedaling at Pincushion is June 1; the Lutsen 99er race is June 29.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff's looking for a safe graduation

Graduation is coming up and law enforcement wants it to be a safe time for seniors.


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Author Melody Swenson on her new book about boys' basketball in northeastern MN

Bob chatted recently with Melody Swenson, author of "Champions of Minnesota's Arrowhead: Boys Basketball State Tournament Teams." The book is very thorough, full of interesting stories and facts, and is a must for high-school basketball enthusiasts in our region. You can learn more about it here.


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Grand Marais business owner Kathy Rice on her new "Pie Place Cafe Cookbook"

Kathy Rice stopped by The Roadhouse May 24 to chat with Bob about her new book, "The Pie Place Cafe Cookbook," just released by Lake Superior Port Cities Publishing. It's a wonderful mix of recipes, photos, and stories & memoir. You can learn more about it here.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, May 27

Do you remember anticipating the beginning of summer vacation?


Lake Superior by Bryan Hansel

The Power of Awareness - May 25, 2013

Becoming more aware is the key to living more intentionally.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 25

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 25th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Moments in Time: Magnetic Rock

This “Moments in Time” features longtime Gunflint Trail resident Sue Kerfoot.  She spoke at the Cook County Historical Society storytelling event "Stories You've Never Heard


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