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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.


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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.


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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.
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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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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: July 20th

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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Do Positive Affirmations Work? - July 20, 2013

Research shows affirmations do not always work - what makes a difference?


Family Reunions

Family Reunions

Earlier this summer, Audrey Summers went to a family reunion. While she was there, she reflected on why she loves to be with her family.


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