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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 making changes to facility and staff

Prompted by some personnel changes, the ISD 166 school board held a special meeting last Thursday.


Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, July 26

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, walleyes continue to keep anglers happy.


Sasquatch???? (Or Jan Horak!)

West End News: July 25

I join many, many people in mourning the passing of my friend, Steve O’Neil, last week.  Steve was best known as a St.


Dr. Seth Moore radio collars a moose at Grand Portage.

Dr. Seth Moore: Tribal partnerships

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Land use revisions in future county plan

The county will take a look at the land use plan. Commissioners also voted against a wheelage tax  and had a long debate about a zipline loan.


Great Lakes from space

Great Lakes Restoration funds slashed in House bill

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A subcommittee in the U.S.


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The EverGreen Grass Band makes Roadhouse debut

Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed the EverGreen Grass Band to Studio A July 19. The four-piece group (banjo, mandolin, guitar & bass guitar) from Wisconsin plays high-energy bluegrass influenced by punk, rock n roll, jam, and more. They were in town for performances at the Gun Flint Tavern Friday and Saturday night.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 20

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Youth Radio Project. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact. This week, Joey shares an interesting fact about giraffes.


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Bobby Tufts, 4-year-old mayor of Dorset, Minn. has big role for a little guy

Buck Benson chatted recently with Emma Tufts,  mother of Bobby Tufts, the 4-year-old mayor of Dorset, Minn. Although he can't fix traffic tickets, he does have a platform, a slogan, and business cards. Pretty delightful stuff--take a listen.
 


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Can you really get a great workout in just a few minutes? Mayo Clinic fitness expert weighs in

Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, shares his ideas about the recent trend toward very short, intense workouts, as well as recommendations for how to incorporate exercise into your daily life. Ann Possis spoke with him July 19.


Bear with cubs

MN bear researcher gets no reprieve from governor

 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota bear researcher remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he's studying by the end of the month, but will be allowed to appeal.


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Conservation groups pose four questions about sulfide mining

     In the summer of 2012, a coalition of Minnesota conservation groups calling themselves Mining Truth started a public dialogue surrounding the proposed Polymet and Twin Metals mines


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 19th

Both July and summer are flying by. Having missed the past couple weeks of bringing the Gunflint scoop to you, it’s good to be back home in the woods.


Petrell Creek in Lake County. The Lake County Journal airs the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

Lake County Journal

on WTIP 4th Thursday 7-8pm.
Genre: 
Variety

Lake County Journal is a one-hour radio magazine which can be heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.

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Small business coordinator position at Higher Ed

Higher Ed has expanded its small business development presence by hiring a new coordinator for the program. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Pat Campanaro and Paula Sundet Wolf.


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