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Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken to introduce mental health bills

Sen. Al Franken will shortly introduce two bills dealing with mental health in schools and in the legal system. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the Senator on “Daybreak.”


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Lonnie Dupre reaches 14,200 feet on Denali

Grand Marais explorer Lonnie Dupre’s website reported Wednesday morning that after “another wonderful day on Denali,” he arrived at his camp at 14,200 feet  early Tuesdayevening


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John & Maddy MacIndoe share stories of Antarctic adventure

Buck chatted recently with seasonal residents John & Maddy MacIndoe, just back from a National Geographic excursion to Antarctica for their 40th anniversary. They shared wonderful stories about all they saw, including penguins, whales, and much more.


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Artist/musician Marlin Ledin captures sounds of Lake Superior's ice

Ann Possis visited with Washburn, Wisc., musician and artist Marlin Ledin Jan. 18 about his project to record the ice sounds of Lake Superior, both to preserve them and as an inspiration for his music. The interview includes several segments of those recordings. He was in Grand Marais to speak at North House Folk School the next evening. You can learn more about him, his music, and his field recordings here.


Travis Payer (left) and Station 7 crew filling the boot for Jerry's kids fundraiser

Anishinaabe Way: Travis Payer

Travis Payer is Nebraska Ho Chunk and Bad River Ojibwe. He has lived in the Minneapolis St. Paul area his whole life and has been a Minneapolis Fire Fighter for 17 years.


Artist Open House: Card Artist Susan Wolff

Susan Wolff works with paper in a very special way. She hand crafts cards that are elegant and simple. Video by Patrick Knight.

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Don't Take It Personally, It Might Be Projection - January 12, 2013

The second of The Four Agreements by Miguel Ruiz is "Don't Take It Personally".  The more I learn about shadow and projection, the more I understand your reaction to me may h


"...I lay the perfect fire. One that burns true and fast, reducing several big logs and burning them down..." (mtsofan/Flickr)

Magnetic North: Playing With Fire

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where just a hint of wood smoke flavors the air. Air so delicious that I don’t so much breathe it as gulp it down. Icy. Sweet.


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Voracious eaters: short tailed shrews

They’re small, fast and can be a big help to gardeners. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about short tailed shrews.


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Artist Open House features card artist Susan Wolff

Susan Wolff works with paper in a very special way. She hand crafts cards that are elegant and simple.


Veronica shares her experience with planning her health care directive (Michael Krigsman/Flickr)

Creating a Health Care Directive: A Personal Story

Do you have an advance directive in place? Maybe yours is called a health care directive, or a living will.


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Hospital board discusses care center and future plans

The hospital board met last week in special session. They’ve decided to look ahead to changes in their facility and program improvements.


Cook County Ridge Riders Drag Races on Devils Track Lake - January 19, 2013.  Photo by Stephan Hoglund

Cook County Ridge Riders Snowmobile Drag Races

The Cook County Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club hosted an afternoon of drag racing on Devils Track Lake Saturday afternoon.  Cathy Quinn was on the ice to talk with organizers and racers about the e


"Creating Your Personal Health Care Directive" on WTIP's First Thursday Community Conversation (Ralf/Flickr)

Next First Thursday Community Conversation: "Creating Your Personal Health Care Directive"

There are two things hospitals ask when you’re being admitted – the first is about your insurance, the second is whether you have a health care directive.
 


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