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Autumn is here, and leaves are beginning to change (Fang Guo/Flickr)

Autumn brings change outdoors

The trees and birds and everything are getting ready for winter.

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Twin Metals staff mapping a mining site

Prospecting petition to be filed today

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Citizens in northeastern Minnesota plan to file a petition today objecting to the state’s plans to auction off more metallic minerals exploration leases.


Can pregnancy test dispensers in public restrooms help prevent fetal alcohol syndrome?

Jody Allen Crowe, longtime educator and founder of Healthy Brains for Children, joined Buck Sept. 21 to talk about the prevalence of fetal alcohol syndrome and the devastation caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol.  Learn about his experiences, and his efforts to educate people and encourage women to find out if they're pregnant before they take a drink.


Artist Betsy Bowen & birding expert Laura Erickson on their newest book, "Hawk Ridge"

Bob chatted Sept. 21 with Laura Erickson, producer of "For the Birds," and Betsy Bowen, woodcut printmaker and painter, about their newest collaboration, "Hawk Ridge: Minnesota's Birds of Prey." The book includes every hawk that's ever been reported at Hawk Ridge in Duluth.

Superintendent Schwarz

ISD166 -- enrollement improves and the new school schedule is working

Good enrollment news at ISD166 as well as  information on Q-Comp and the school schedule.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.

Sled dogs

New sled dog race mushing our way

From Grand Portage to mid-trail to Grand Marais and back to Portage. Sound like a sled dog race?  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Beth Drost about the Gichigami Express.

National Weather Service

Weather this week -- warmer but dry

Pretty nice fall weather on tap for the rest of the week, but very dry.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about no rain in the forecast.

The Andromeda galaxy is visible this month (find it at the bottom-center of the above photo, above the 'v' of the hills)

Northern Sky: Autumn Constellations

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Great Expectations gets high marks

Great Expectations School got high scores from the Department of Education. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with school administrator Peter James about charter school success.

Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, September 21

It’s sports galore at CCMS! This week on Cook County Middle School News, teacher Pam Taylor gives the lowdown on all the great things happening with Cook County Athletics.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Elementary, September 21

There’s so much going on at Sawtooth Elementary! Kara Ramey of the Youth Radio Project brings us this edition of Sawtooth Elementary School News.

Felt Hat (Martin Sharman/Flickr)

Moments in Time: The Ghost of Bucko Bushman

The past is never that far away. Everything that has happened in this tiny corner of the world is present today.

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Weekend News Roundup for September 22

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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