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Preschool Teacher Amanda Hand

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary: November 19

Minnesota law requires all families to participate in early child screenings.


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Wolf trapping begins Saturday

Minnesota's first regulated wolf hunt moves into a new phase Saturday when sport trappers will be allowed to try their luck for the first time since the region's wolves came off the endangered


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Superintendent talks about future of tech at ISD166

Technology looms large on the horizon for ISD166. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about tech, budgets and new vehicles.


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Never fear, Butterball Turkey Talk-Line experts are standing by

Bob chatted recently with Alice Coffey, an 18-year veteran of the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line, about common turkey questions and tips. You can reach the Butterball experts at 1-800-Butterball, or www.butterball.com. New this year: a Butterball app for your smartphone!


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Award-winning Alaska writer Seth Kantner visits The Roadhouse

Buck welcomed Alaska writer, photographer and commercial fisherman Seth Kantner to Studio A Nov. 16. Seth is the highly-acclaimed author of "Ordinary Wolves" and "Shopping for Porcupine," and was in Grand Marais as the featured speaker at North House Folk School's Winterer's Gathering.


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Mary R. Morgan on the unique difficulties of losing a twin

Bob visited Nov. 16 with Mary Rockefeller Morgan, author of "Beginning with the End: A Memoir of Twin Loss & Healing." She's a therapist who specializes in working with twinless twins. In this book, she shares her personal story of losing her twin brother at age 23, and how the special bond between twins affects the grieving process.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

For the time being -- nice weather

Nice weather for the next couple of day, then turning cooler. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about late November as well as weird fall tornadoes.


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk looks toward 2013 legislative session

The Minnesota Legislature is back in the hands of the DFL. District 3 Sen. Tom Bakk is the new Senate Majority Leader. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital faces fiscal cliff losses

If the country goes over the fiscal cliff at the end of the year, it will take a substantial chunk of Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center with it.


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Wolf season part one ends

The first half of Minnesota's inaugural wolf hunt closed Sunday, Nov. 18, with fewer than 150 wolves killed, according to Department of Natural Resources numbers.


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Surplus wolf hunting licenses go on sale Monday, November 19

Applicants not selected in this year’s early or late season wolf license lottery can purchase a surplus hunting or trapping license on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at noon on Mo


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Marcia Hyatt interviews author Parker Palmer on November Third Thursday Community Conversation

Parker Palmer is an author, educator, and activist who focuses on issues in education, community, leadership, spirituality and social change.


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