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The Dakota War resulted in the largest one-day execution in U.S. history, on December 26, 1862

Documentary on Minnesota's Dakota War of 1862 to air on WTIP

On August 17, 1862 a group of four young Dakota men on a hunting expedition killed five settlers who lived along the Minnesota river in what is now southwest Minnesota, igniting a war that claimed


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Sobanja and Gamble, Doo-Kirk and Austin, Nolan and Cravaack to face each other in November

Rick Nolan has won the DFL’s three-way primary race to face Eighth District Congressman Chip Cravaack who faced no primary opposition.
 


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Primary will be held Tuesday, August 14

A three-way Democratic congressional contest in the 8th Congressional District has brought attention in our area to tomorrow’s primary.


Rainbow trout

Friday Fish Report, August 10

Well, the old fisherman is taking some time off. He says he’s got this whole existential angst thing going around what’s the meaning of life. And, what does fishing really mean?


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Highway 1 detour to continue to mid-October

DULUTH, Minn. — MnDOT officials say the Highway 1 detour south of Ely, originally scheduled to be lifted August 15, will continue until mid-October. 
 


Grey Tree Frog

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - August 11th

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.


 

Positivity Part 2: How do we cultivate positive emotions?

What can we do to create a better ratio of positive to negative emotions in our life?  Some lessons from Barbara Frederickson's research and book, Positivity. 


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

Youth Show August 9

This week on the Youth Show, we discussed the future of youth.


Graduation (compujeramey/flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Will today's youth be as successful as their parents?

Will today's youth be more successful than their parents?  Michaela Peterson asks herself if she can be as successful as her parents in this commentary.


Teen Texting (zalouk webdesign/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Future of Youth

You have probably heard a lot recently about how the current youth generation will not have as good of a life as their parents.  Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project disagrees.  Ster


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: August 9

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


"More etchings of autumnal splendor are beginning to appear in the woods..." (Topyti/Flickr)

Wildersmith August 10

With each passing day, signs of fall continue creeping into the north woods. Most notable since we last met on the radio was the coolness of last weekend.


Will wolf hunting be allowed in MN state parks? The answer is yes and no. (Paco Lyptic/Flickr)

Points North: Wolf Hunting Allowed in Some State Parks

Many Minnesota state parks are open to deer hunting during the November firearm season, which begs a question: Will wolf hunting be allowed in Minnesota state parks? The answer is yes and no.


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EPA announces Ashland Superfund site clean-up

WASHINGTON – Northern States Power Co.


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