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Joe Friedrichs

Joe Friedrichs

Joe joined WTIP in October of 2015. He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Montana, where he graduated in 2005.

Email: 
joe@wtip.org

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Beach advisories: what they mean to swimmers

It’s summer beach water advisory time. What does a beach advisory mean? Who’s responsible and how does the system work?


Northern Lights by Tom Spence

Great things to see in the northern summer sky---with Astro Bob

Bob King, creator of the Astro Bob blog at the Duluth News Tribune, chatted with Buck July 12 about things to see in the July night sky.


The Kamloops

SCUBA diving fatality on "Kamloops"

Houghton, MI – On Saturday, July 13, a recreational SCUBA diver exploring  the "Kamloops"  shipwreck at Isle Royale National Park was fatally injured in a diving accident.&nb


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What do couples really want from a conflict? This psychologist says it's not an apology

Dr. Keith Sanford, professor of psychology & neuroscience at Baylor University, talked with Dick Swanson July 12 about his research into couples conflict. The most common thing couples want from each other is not an apology, or even more communication--it's a willingness to relinquish power. You can learn more about resolving couples conflict here.


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What Helps Me Let My Light Shine - July 13, 2013

What does it take to let my light shine a bit more often?  What are the ingredients that increase that possibility?


Wow!

Weekend News Roundup for July 13

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Mineral rights are challenged. Wisconsin legislators want armed guards removed from mining test sites.


Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center

Where: 
9096 Highway 61, Schroeder, MN

Sugarloaf Cove is located approximately six miles southwest of Schroeder at mile 73.3.

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West End News: July 11

One thing we haven’t had to worry about in the West End this year, at least so far, is forest fires.  The late spring and the wet summer have kept fire danger very low. 


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Watch for deer ticks this summer

It’s deer tick season and that means taking extra precautions against Lyme disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Regional Epidemiologist Amy Westbrook..


Early copy of Field and Stream

Local fish report for Friday, July 12

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are finally moving into deeper water.


Cemetary in County Clare Ireland by Marcia Hyatt

What Legacy Do You Want to Leave? - July 6, 2013

How we live our lives leaves a legacy to those who follow.  The word legacy is often associated with property or money.  However, some of  the most powerful legacies are the way we have


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GM Garden Club's 79th Annual Flower Show this Friday

The Grand Marais Garden Club’s 79th Annual Flower Show is Friday, July 19, from noon to 5:00 p.m. at the Cook County Community Center.


Commissioners Hakes, Martinson and Hall

Possible wheelage tax discussed at county

Permit and penalty fees, a possible wheelage tax, leveling the vacation and resort rental permit playing field and a new walkway at the tennis courts.


Sen. Al Franken

Senate tries again to keep lower student loan rates

The interest rate on Stafford student loans is now twice what it was before the first of July. Congressional inaction is the major reason. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


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