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Snow Covered Spruce Trees

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 14th

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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The Paradox of Feedback - December 14, 2013

We are often strangers to ourselves, not fully noticing the impact of our behavior or contradictions between what we say and what we do.


Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for December 14

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Last week the DNR released an environmental plan from PolyMet for copper-nickel mining.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: December 13

Jorden and Hailey share the latest from the Bear Cubs, Fawns, Wolves, Lynx, and Otters.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Falk will not seek another term as sheriff

Late this week Mark Falk announced he will not be seeking re-election as Cook County Sheriff in 2014 and will be retiring from law enforcement at the end of his term, in January of 2015.   <


AEOA

Homeless Assistance and Prevention programs available

Help is available in Cook County for people facing homelessness.  WTIP’s Mary Manning spoke with Michelle Lampton of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency on North Shore Morning.


Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: December 11

In this edition of School News, Ja'kia and Chloe report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.


John Morrin

Grand Portage Vice Chairman discusses new White Earth constitution

On November 19th, almost 80 percent of the voting members of the White Earth Nation, part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, approved a new White Earth constitution.


Part of LTV's taconite processing plant, which Polymet plans to use for processing copper and other minerals (Joel Dinda/Flickr)

Polymet publishes SDEIS, public comment period opens

On Friday, December 6, Polymet released their Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for public comment.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: "A thoroughfare for tar sands crude oil shipping?"

Coal. Iron ore. Grain. Limestone. Cement. Salt. Wood pulp. Wind turbine components. Steel coil.


A simple garbage can does the job

Remembering Kristi Downing

Kristi Downing, a well-known artist from our area, passed away the week of December 1, 2013.  This edition of Artist Open House featuring Kristi originally aired in Oct


Wooly Bear Caterpillar

Magnetic North: All hail the Wooly Bear

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where my faith in the wooly bear caterpillar has turned to rock solid belief.
 


Bundle up

Winter starts to dig in for December

Sub-zero cold and a bit more snow will dominate the first part of this week, then a slight warm-up and  warmer still this weekend.


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