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Bees on honeycomb

Mark Ditmanson talks about beekeeping on the North Shore

It’s spring and for Cook County beekeepers, it’s the beginning of one of the best times of the year. Pastor Mark Ditmanson has four hives in his yard.


North Shore Market in Tofte, photo by Ruthie Hansen

West End News: April 12

Big changes are happening at the North Shore Market in Tofte. Nancy Iverson, who has been running the store for a number of years, is turning over management to Lisa Nelson.


Wolf Pack - photo by John Vucetich - Michigan Tech

Dr. Seth Moore: Wolf Management at Grand Portage

April 11, 2012

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Commissioner Hakes

Commissioner discusses redistricting and community center

Redistricting of county commissioner turf and the community center listening session were two of the topics covered after this week’s county board meeting.


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Community Center listening session recounted

Tuesday night, April 10, a public meeting was held to get more input on the proposed new community center.


Photo courtesy www.fresh-energy.org

Public forum on Northeastern Minnesota's clean energy future

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with J. Drake Hamilton of Fresh Energy.)


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Ashley Deschampe named to All-Area Girls Basketball First Team

Cook County Viking Ashley Deschampe is one of five players named by the Duluth News Tribune to its 2012 All-Area Girls Basketball Team.


Keeping warm is an art form in Northern Minnesota

Gunflint Notebook: Fat as insulation

In this edition of the Gunflint Notebook Steve contemplates fat. Is it possible that standing outside in the cold of a Minnesota winter could become the new fad diet?


Bump and Barbara Jean on PBS in Duluth

 

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - April 7th

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.


 

Self Compassion During Tough Times - April 7, 2012

To be the best of ourselves we must learn to embrace the worst of ourselves with compassion.  Self-compassion can be learned and it makes growing and learning a lot easier.


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WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for April 7

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


Snowshoe hares are making the transition to spring along the Gunflint

Wildersmith April 6

This first weekend in April finds the north woods celebrating the full pink maple sugar moon.


Cook County courthouse

Courthouse security is topic for WTIP’s April First Thursday

In response to the dramatic rise in local courthouse violence across the nation, Minnesota’s U.S. Sens. Al Franken and Amy Klobuchar have introduced the Local Courthouse Safety Act.


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