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Appreciating and Acknowledging Others - March 24, 2012

If we take the time to honestly acknowledge and appreciate the people around us, we not only strengthen our connection, we feel better.


Early spring conditions at Sawbill.

West End News: March 22

The West End was saddened to receive word of Reuben Tofte’s passing last week at the age of 96.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill discusses a Constitutional Amendment and the rest of the current legislative session

The Voter ID Constitutional Amendment bill is moving through the Legislature. DFL Rep. David Dill doesn’t think much of it. Rep. Dill spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen this week.


 

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Commissioner Johnson

County may avoid redistricting special election

It looks as though Cook County will avoid a special election in one commissioner district due to a change in the census. Also, bullet-proof glass may be in the court house future.


Great Expectations Charter School

GES looks at ISD166 proposed hybrid four-day calendar

Great Expectations Charter School has some functional ties to ISD166.


Burn pile

Fire restrictions likely to start locally April 2

Rain may be falling and in the forecast, but we’re still under drought conditions.


Rick DeFoe and family

Anishinaabe Way: Fond du Lac Elder Rick DeFoe

Fond du Lac elder Rick DeFoe gave a brief interview while attending an anti-sulfide mining rally in Duluth, Minneosta in March of 2012, for this edition of Anishinaabe Way. 

He discusses the role of tribes in protecting clean water, including children in such activities, and talks about the importance of eagles to Anishinaabe people. 
 


Francie Beaster

Local Music Project with Francie Beaster

In this installment of the Local Music Project, Francie Beaster shares how there has always been time for music in her busy life as wife, mother, piano instructor and church musician.


Scene from Isle Royale National park

Park Service to study Isle Royale wolves

The National Park Service has begun an internal review of the wolf population and wildlife dynamics on Isle Royale.


Cook County Schools

ISD166 to try modified 4-day calendar

The ISD166 school board will decide on money saving school calendar changes at its April 19 meeting.


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The first unsupported, unassisted American expedition to reach the North Pole

Buck spoke March 16 with Tyler Fish of Ely who, with his expedition partner, John Huston, were the first Americans to reach the North Pole unassisted and unsupported. Their new book, "Forward," recounts the adventure and includes gorgeous photos that put you right in the scene.


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