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Weekend News Roundup for September 15

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show September 13

This week on the Youth Show, we take a closer look at what's happening in the arts with Cook County youth.


A plume of smoke seen from Voyaguer Canoe Outfitters (Photo: Boundary Waters Blog http://www.boundarywatersblog.com)

Forest Service updates area fire information -- Friday noon

The Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts are reporting that as of Thursday night the Peterson Lake Fire is about quarter of an acre in size. 


Sue performs with the Portage Band at Radiowaves 2011 (Matthew Brown)

Local Music Project: Sue Maijala

Sue Maijala has lived in Cook County for over 20 years. She grew up in rural northwestern Minnesota near the Red River Valley in a farming town of 300 people called Middle River.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: September 8

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: September 13

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


Mountain Ash (Amanda Graham/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 14

If silence is golden, then it’s going to be pretty quiet in these parts. Gold is the catchword as the forest is exploding through the Gunflint hillsides.


Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio Project interviews Stonebridge Singers Drum

The Stonebridge Singers Drum is a group from Grand Portage, including John Vogel, Trevor Deschampe, Marcus Logan, Brent Sorenson and Dylan Deschampe.


Marching Band

Youth Take: Cook County High School Band

This week on the Youth Show, we took a closer look at some of the things happening with the arts and young people in Cook County.


Crescent Moon & Venus (Jan Kalab/Flickr)

Northern Sky: September Brings A Striking Morning Sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


North Dakota (Matthew Bietz/Flickr)

Points North: North Dakota may be the next Paradise Lost

About a decade ago, North Dakota hunters, upset with increasing numbers of out-of-state duck hunters, urged the state legislature to pass new restrictions on nonresidents.


Fishing reel

Local fish report for Friday, September 14

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, “It’s been slow up here this past week.”


Fire danger continues

Official USFS information on Knife Lake fire conditions

About 6: 10 PM, Thursday, East Zone Fire  Management  Officer Patti Johnson of the US Forest Service released the following official information about the Knife  Lake Fire.


Fire danger continues

Small wildfires cause closing of some areas in BWCAW

A series of small wildfires are currently burning in or adjacent to northern parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  In light of this fire activity and projected weather, the US Fore


Mayor Carlson

City sets levy and community center strategy

The Grand Marais City Council met to set the preliminary 2013 levy as well as discuss strategies for meeting with the county board on their community center participation.


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