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School News from Cook County Middle School, November 2

Through the cooperation of Cook County Schools and Grand Portage Education, Cook County Middle School is now offering Ojibwe language classes to all 8th grade students.  In this editio

Pine Marten (travelling.steve/Flickr)

Wildersmith November 2

“Biboon” (winter) is official in these parts, as defined by my Wildersmith criteria.

The plains... (Andrew Filer/Flickr)

Points North: Times change, but Freedom is where you find it

We stopped at Smokey’s Place for dinner two nights in a row because we were in the vicinity, even though we drove nearly 20 miles to get there.

Canoeing in the BWCA Wilderness in November

West End News: November 1

The late Senator Paul Wellstone was in the news last week as his family, friends, the state and the nation marked the 10th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that took the lives of eight people.


Best of Ourselves: Quality Feedback - Lessons from Brene Brown - November 10, 2012

Quality conversations are critical for healthy families, communities and work places. Lessons from Brene Brown's new book, Daring Greatly.  Her list for "Engaged Feedback&quo


Best of Ourselves: The Art of Receiving - November 3, 2012

Learning how to receive is inextricably linked with giving.  There are benefits to learning both sides of the equation.


Best of Ourselves: Becoming More Aware (Repeat) - October 20, 2012

How do we become more aware?  The book, Strangers to Ourselves by Timothy Wilson, shows a majority of our every day activity is unconscious.  We can become more aware and live a more

Lutsen Mts.: snow making on Moose Mountain

Lake Superior – Lutsen Mountains pipeline progresses

Plans for a new pipeline to supply Lutsen Mountains with water from Lake Superior are moving ahead, according to an update released Wednesday.

November is Family Caregivers Month

November is Family Caregivers Month

Over 65 million people in the U.S. do care giving at some level. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with CarePartners Clinical Coordinator Jeannette Lindgren about National Family Caregivers Month.

Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues for September improve

Lodging tax revenues for the seventh month of 2012 were up compared to September of last year county-wide.

Music on the Mountain Series

Mogul's Grille and Tap Room, Caribou Highlands Lodge, Lutsen Mountain

Moguls Grille and Tap Room at Caribou Highlands Lodge on Lutsen Mountain hosts the Music on the Mountain series every Wednesday night.

Leaf litter

Leaf litter and the scent of autumn

One of the distinctive impressions we have of this time of year is the way it smells. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about leaf litter and the scent of autumn.

Shelby tries tenkara—traditional Japanese fly-fishing—and gets laughed at by some trout (David Lor/Flickr)

Out There: Love at First Bite

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.

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