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Insurance, finances and remodeling under discussion at the Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center board meeting

Blue Cross/Blue Shield, MN Sure, county budget cuts, and remodeling:  all under discussion at the recent hospital and care center board meeting.

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Mining Truth: educating Minnesotans 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 near Lake Superior

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Local fish report for Friday, September 27

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, trout and grouse make for a perfect fall day.

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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News: September 26

Izabella celebrates the new school year in this edition of School News.

Wild Rice harvest

Moments in Time: Ojibwe elder Billy Blackwell tells the story of wild rice

Wild rice was an important food source for early Native Americans in this region.  

Bill Hansen with African friends in Nairobi, Kenya.

West End News: September 26

There is still time to make your plans for the 18th Annual North Shore Health Care Golf Scramble, which will be held at Superior National in Lutsen this Sunday, Sept. 29. 

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MN Sea Grant presentation tonight: Climate Change impacts on recreation and tourism

Minnesota Sea Grant is hosting the final  segment in a three-part speaker series on Climate Change, Thursday, September 26 at the Harbor House Grille in Grand Marais, starting at 7:30 p

There is so much to see in the night & daytime skies in the next few weeks (Bill Dickinson/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Comets & constellations dominate the late Sept. sky

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

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Sen. Franken: You can't change your fingerprints like you can your password

Apple wants you to use your fingerprint as a password for its latest iPhone. Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Al Franken about why he thinks that’s a bad idea.

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Weather predictors? The truth about Wooly Bear caterpillars

Can a caterpillar really predict this winter’s weather? WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Chel Andersen about wooly bears.

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Heart of the Continent Partnership works to promote Canadian-American border lakes region

St. Louis County Commissioner Frank Jewell spoke with Ann Possis Sept. 20 about the Heart of the Continent Partnership (HOCP), an American/Canadian coalition of land managers and local stakeholders working together on cross-border projects. Their next meeting is at Camp Menogyn, off the Gunflint Trail, Oct. 3 & 4. For more information on the HOCP, or to sign up to attend the meeting, click here.

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