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Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken expresses frustration over shut down and debt ceiling

The country is just a few days away from defaulting on its loans and the government is still shut down. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.


Filmmakers Patrick Knight & Kelly Schoenfelder (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Local film selected for Highway 61 Film Fest

 The 2013 Highway 61 Film Festival occurred this past weekend in Pine City, Minnesota. The competition included one film from Cook County this year. “Sled Dogs to St.


GES students in WTIP studios

School News from Great Expectations School, Oct. 4

There's so much happening at Great Expectations School! This week, True and Noah bring us the latest from GES.


Autumn has arrived...! (Photo by Bryan Hansel)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 4

Border country offers a “Boozhoo” (welcome) to October. September ended on a stunning note throughout the Gunflint corridor.


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Dream of Wild Health saves seeds traditionally cultivated by Native American communities

Diane Wilson is executive director of Dream of Wild Health, a St. Paul nonprofit working to collect and save seeds once cultivated by Indian communities and, in the process, improve health and teach young people about food and well-being. Buck spoke with her Oct. 4 about what they do and why it's important to Native American health.


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Government shutdown commentary by U of MN political science expert

Bob Carter spoke Oct. 4 with Prof. Kathryn Pearson of the U of MN political science department to get her take on the government shutdown, possible strategies of the various players, how it might be resolved, and much more.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Great fall weather ahead

Beautiful weather is ahead for the entire week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christensen.


Emily Marshall

New programs start at "Y"

A number of new programs will be starting up at the community YMCA, plus full and part time job openings are about to be posted.


Giant Water Bug (Lethocerus americanus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: September 28th

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.


Dark-eyed Junco (Junco hyemalis)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 5th

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.


Vintage radio theater

Weekend News Roundup for October 5

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


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News: October 3

Vaughn shares the latest School News.


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Local fish report for Friday, October 4

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the stream trout and laker season is over, which leaves the big three until ice-up.


Cook County Higher Education

West End News: October 3

I am a huge fan of Cook County Higher Education.


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Park Board discusses pool closing

Things are winding down at the Grand Marais Rec Park, but some big changes lie in store for the municipal swimming pool.


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