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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to start pulling old gym floor

The Community Ed gym floor is being torn up, enrollment is better than expected and winter is around the corner.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather to warm as result of east coast storm

Warmer weather is in the forecast, but it’ll be dry, not like the super storm out east.


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Lake Superior diver Mark Wick tells stories of steamship America, which sank off Isle Royale nearly 100 years ago

Matthew Brown visited with diver Mark Wick Oct. 26 about the steamship America. His third cousin was first mate on the ship when it sank off Isle Royale after hitting a submerged reef; everyone aboard was saved. The wreck is a popular dive site today, as it is in fairly protected water, and the bow is just a few feet from the surface. Mark speaks at this year's Gales of November conference in Duluth, Nov. 2 & 3.


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Mary Casanova on her new book, "Frozen," set in 1920s border country

Ann Possis chatted with author Mary Casanova Oct. 26 about her newest book, "Frozen," from the U of MN Press. Set in the beautiful, wild area near Rainy Lake in the 1920s, it's a historical novel that tells the story of a determined young woman as well as a fascinating time in our past. You can watch a brief book trailer here.


Kindergarten Aide Adrianna

School News from Sawtooth Elementary, October 29

Sawtooth Elementary kindergarten teacher Dena Schliep has a busy job.  Luckily, Cook County senior Adrianna Berglund is there to help.  In this edition of Sawtooth Elementary School News, Ad


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Dupre to head back to the mountain

Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais is planning a third attempt to become the first person to reach the summit of Alaska’s Mount McKinley in January. Dupre will make the attempt in January 2013.


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Bands close lands to wolf hunt

The Grand Portage band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa say that tribal lands on the reservations at Grand Portage, Nett Lake, and Lake Vermilion will be closed to wolf hu


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Early listening

Weekend News Roundup for October 27

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


Sterling & Kara are hitting the books, too... (Chris Guy/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Update with Producers Kara & Sterling

Each week, you hear the voices of Sterling and Kara on the Youth Show. Recently, they've been interviewing their fellow students on their Night of the Notorious research topics.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: October 20

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact. This week, Joey shares a rather gruesome one.


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Youth Radio Project: Cross Country

Last week, on the last sunny day in October, Mara did what she has done every day after school this fall. She went to Cross Country practice.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show October 25

This week on the Youth Show, we introduce new youth producer Mara MacDonell, who brings a brand-spanking-new commentary about being part of the Cook County Cross Country Team.


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