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Lutsen Mts.: snow making on Moose Mountain

Lake Superior – Lutsen Mountains pipeline progresses

Plans for a new pipeline to supply Lutsen Mountains with water from Lake Superior are moving ahead, according to an update released Wednesday.


November is Family Caregivers Month

November is Family Caregivers Month

Over 65 million people in the U.S. do care giving at some level. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with CarePartners Clinical Coordinator Jeannette Lindgren about National Family Caregivers Month.


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Lodging tax revenues for September improve

Lodging tax revenues for the seventh month of 2012 were up compared to September of last year county-wide.


Music on the Mountain Series

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Mogul's Grille and Tap Room, Caribou Highlands Lodge, Lutsen Mountain

Moguls Grille and Tap Room at Caribou Highlands Lodge on Lutsen Mountain hosts the Music on the Mountain series every Wednesday night.

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Leaf litter and the scent of autumn

One of the distinctive impressions we have of this time of year is the way it smells. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about leaf litter and the scent of autumn.


Shelby tries tenkara—traditional Japanese fly-fishing—and gets laughed at by some trout (David Lor/Flickr)

Out There: Love at First Bite

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - October 27th

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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Bill & Kate Isles bring their delightful music to The Roadhouse

Matthew Brown & Ann Possis welcomed Duluth singer-songwriters Bill & Kate Isles to Studio A Oct. 26. They were in town to play a fundraiser for the North Shore Music Association the following evening. Did you know they met via public radio?


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.


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