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Abby Tofte

For young EDA board member, affordable housing is key issue

Abby Tofte is a new member of the Economic Development Authority’s board. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Abby about younger voices in local affairs.


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Gunflint Notebook: Closing and Opening Doors

Steve shares famous quotes and his own ideas about closing and opening doors, in this edition of Gunflint Notebook.


Poplar River valley

New Findings Show Poplar River Sediment Reduced by 35%

Lutsen, MN – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) provided updated data trends on sediment in the Poplar River to the Poplar River Management Board in February.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, February 18

There are a variety of things happening this week in Sawtooth Elementary school news.  In this edition, instructors Kerri Bilben and Mary MacDonald, plus the 4th grade eye-glasses comm


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Bump Blomberg & Chris Silver live in Studio A

Bob & Buck welcomed local fav Bump Blomberg, on guitar, & Wisconsin musician Chris Silver, on mandolin and resonator, to the show Feb. 15 for great music. They were performing in several spots around the county for President's weekend.


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Spoiler alert! Lake Superor State banished words are trending! Don't kick the can down the road...listen now.

Lake Superior State University recently released their 38th annual Banished Words list. Buck chatted Feb. 15 with John Shibley of the university's PR department about what overused words are on this year's list. Spoiler alert! You can read the list here.


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Gwen Westerman on her new book, "Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota"

Bob spoke Feb. 15 with Dr. Gwen Westerman, co-author with Bruce White of "Mni Sota Makoce: The Land of the Dakota." The book, from the MN Historical Society Press, details the history of the Dakota people in their traditional homelands for hundreds of years prior to exile.


Thunder Bay Art Gallery Curatorial Resident Suzanne Morrissette with Carl Beam's "Exorcism."

Contemporary Anishinaabe Artist Carl Beam, Thunder Bay Art Gallery

The Thunder Bay Art Gallery is currently hosting a retrospective of the work of Anishinaabe artist Carl Beam.


Listening together

Weekend News Roundup for February 16

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. A lawsuit to stop the Lake Superior region wolf hunts has been filed.


Spring Renewal

Living the Lessons We Learn - February 16, 2013

It takes presence of mind to bring our lessons into our everyday lives. And discernment to know which lessons are best forgotten.


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Mystery Noise: February 14

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Youth Take: Valentine's Day (Sister72/Flickr)

Youth Take: Valentine's Day

On this week's show, it's Valentine's Day! Youth producer Mara MacDonell to the halls and buses of CCHS to find out what the holiday means to young people.


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7th Grade "This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 4

This year, Cook County Middle School created a new exploratory class for 7th and 8th grade students.  Lead by new instructor Sarah Malkovitch, the Personal Choices explorato


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Youth Radio Project: I Give You A Rose

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show. In this week's poem, she shares a poem especially for Valentine's Day.


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Youth Show February 14

This week on the Youth Show, it’s Valentine’s Day!


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