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Homeless Assistance and Prevention programs available

Help is available in Cook County for people facing homelessness.  WTIP’s Mary Manning spoke with Michelle Lampton of the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency on North Shore Morning.


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School News from Birch Grove: December 11

In this edition of School News, Ja'kia and Chloe report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.


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Grand Portage Vice Chairman discusses new White Earth constitution

On November 19th, almost 80 percent of the voting members of the White Earth Nation, part of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, approved a new White Earth constitution.


Part of LTV's taconite processing plant, which Polymet plans to use for processing copper and other minerals (Joel Dinda/Flickr)

Polymet publishes SDEIS, public comment period opens

On Friday, December 6, Polymet released their Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) for public comment.


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LSProject: "A thoroughfare for tar sands crude oil shipping?"

Coal. Iron ore. Grain. Limestone. Cement. Salt. Wood pulp. Wind turbine components. Steel coil.


A simple garbage can does the job

Remembering Kristi Downing

Kristi Downing, a well-known artist from our area, passed away the week of December 1, 2013.  This edition of Artist Open House featuring Kristi originally aired in Oct


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Magnetic North: All hail the Wooly Bear

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where my faith in the wooly bear caterpillar has turned to rock solid belief.
 


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Winter starts to dig in for December

Sub-zero cold and a bit more snow will dominate the first part of this week, then a slight warm-up and  warmer still this weekend.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 7th

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.


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Consider a Thimble List - December 7, 2013

Instead of a bucket list, consider a thimble list.  Used both to relish was is here now and/or create small aspirations to live more intentionally.


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Acclaimed photographer Layne Kennedy talks photography in general & his newest book, "Light over Iceland"

Buck chatted recently with internationally-known photographer & North House instructor Layne Kennedy, who's just out with "Light over Iceland: Photography at 66 Degrees North." They talked about Layne's philosophy on photography, how shooting pictures has changed with the switch from film to digital, and lots more. You can see a preview of his new book at http://www.blurb.com/books/4759092-light-over-iceland 
 


In the kitchen listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for December 7

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital and Blue Cross have a deal

The hospital has worked out an agreement with Blue Cross to continue their payments schedule, and the hospital board is revisiting its final levy proposal.


Sugarloaf pulpwood rafting

West End News: December 5

The new Cook County Community YMCA in Grand Marais will open next month, with many programs and opportunities for all county residents.  Of course, the distance from the West End communities to t


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