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School News from Oshki Ogimaag, October 9

Elaina and Biidaash report on the latest learning at Oshki Ogimaag Charter School in Grand Portage.


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County wants to keep national forest land funding from shrinking

Cook County commissioners met earlier this week, and among other things discussed local funding through the National Forest System plan.


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Great Expectations: One size does not fit all

Great Expectations Charter School continues to grapple with state mandates that try to place alternative schools in the same box as traditional ones.


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Flu shot availability continues in County

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic continues administering flu vaccinations as we move deeper into the respiratory influenza season. WTIPs  Jay Andersen spoke with the clinic’s Amy Marie Schmidt.


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Magnetic North: Bird brains and other family members

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where I’m in a spot of bother with ducks…my ducks, primarily.


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Polar explorer Lonnie Dupre discusses his new film about the earth's frozen places, "Cold Love"

Buck chatted with polar explorer Lonnie Dupre about his new film, "Cold Love," an exploration of the beauty of the world's frozen places and why they're so important to the health of the planet. The film debuted in Cook County Oct. 11 & 12.


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Anishinaabe Way: Susan Zimmerman on Wild Rice

According to the Anishinaabe Migration Story, the People would know their home where they found the place where food grows on water.

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British adventurer Sarah Outen circling the globe by kayak, rowboat & bicycle

Sarah Outen, a young British adventurer, is circling the globe by herself under her own power. She calls her expedition London 2 London  Via the World, and recently became the first woman to row solo from Japan to Alaska. Buck caught up with her Oct. 7 to learn more about her 2 1/2-year-long project.


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West End News: October 10

A new program at the Birch Grove Community Center is starting up this week.  “Second Sunday Fundays” is just what it sounds like, fun activities for people of all ages from 3:30 to 6:


 

Joe Paulik, Max Bichel & Derek Smith play The Roadhouse

Buck & Bob welcomed Joe Paulik (guitar, vocals), Max Bichel (fiddle) and Derek Smith (percussion) for live music in Studio A Oct. 4.


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High speed internet buildout continues

High speed internet is up and running at the Arrowhead Cooperative offices and that means the West end hook up can’t be far behind.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 12th

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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Influencing Others - October 12, 2013

According to Daniel Pink, in his new book, To Sell is Human, the average worker spends 40% of their working life influencing.  That would be influencing people to take our project, to give


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Weekend News Roundup for October 12

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


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