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Deer Hunters banquet is June 18

The Arrowhead Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association hosts its annual banquet on June 18. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Pete Harris about the advantages of signing up early.


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Historical Society offering Saturday walking tours

The Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of Grand Marais harbor Saturdays through the summer, starting June 8.  


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Foot bridge moves to park and swimming lessons are underway

The Community Connection foot bridge has been moved to the Grand Marais Rec Park, swimming lessons have started and a memorial tree has been approved in Harbor Park.


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North Shore Landowner Workshop Friday at Wolf Ridge

The North Shore Forest Collaborative will offer a free workshop for North Shore landowners on Friday, June 7, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.


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Low temps usher in June

Frost and record low temps across the Northland, but the forecast is for warmer and dry weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: June 1st

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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Joe Paulik plays & talks about his recent CD, "Power of Place"

Matthew Brown & Ann Possis welcomed Cook County singer-songwriter Joe Paulik to Studio A May 31. He talked about nature as inspiration for his music, and even as actual background on some of his recordings, including "Power of Place." Joe performed several songs from the CD.


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Microfinance through the lens of travel memoir: "The International Bank of Bob"

Ann Possis chatted recently with Bob Harris, author of "The International Bank of Bob," a delightful book about the world of microlending and the difference it makes in people's lives. Bob traveled the world visiting with people he'd made small loans to through Kiva, an online lending platform. What he found will make you laugh, cry, and be inspired.


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How to get the most from farmers markets, just in time for summer

Beth Dooley has covered the local food scene in Minnesota for over 25 years. She joined Matthew Brown May 31 to talk about her latest book, "Minnesota's Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook." She talked about why farmers markets and locally grown foods are so good, tips for shopping at a farmers market, and more.


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Changing Your Story to Change Your Action - June 1, 2013

Growing and changing requires us to surface the assumption that holds us in place.  Reviewing the lesson from Kegan and Lahey's book, Immunity to Change and Dweck's book, Mindse


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Weekend News Roundup for June 1

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. High moose calf mortality concerns the DNR, so does finding zebra mussels in Itasca County.


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Wildersmith: May 31

The Trail is just getting used to May and here comes June! My, how the days go by in paradise!
           


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School News from Birch Grove: Thursday, May 30

In this edition of School News, Hazel and Sha'Qwaun report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.


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Moose calf deaths higher than expected

Within days of finishing a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources effort to capture 49 moose calves and fit them with GPS transmitter collars, 22 of the newborns already have died, most killed by b


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Local fish report for Friday, May 31

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, Word on the street is the walleyes are shallow, as you might expect this early in the season.


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