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Cook County Schools

ISD166 to try modified 4-day calendar

The ISD166 school board will decide on money saving school calendar changes at its April 19 meeting.


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The first unsupported, unassisted American expedition to reach the North Pole

Buck spoke March 16 with Tyler Fish of Ely who, with his expedition partner, John Huston, were the first Americans to reach the North Pole unassisted and unsupported. Their new book, "Forward," recounts the adventure and includes gorgeous photos that put you right in the scene.


Beth Schwarz

ISD166 discusses modified 4-day schedule for 2012-13

The ISD166 school board recently met to discuss, among other things, budget reductions and wjat will result in a 50-50 modified four-day school week.


Spring grass fire

Burning restrictions take effect March 26 for much of state

Fire danger in most of Minnesota is expected to increase rapidly in the coming week, as the snow continues to melt and winds dry the dead standing grass and brush in open areas.


Jupiter and Venus

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - March 17th

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.


Mourning Cloak Butterfly

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - March 10th

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.


Portable radio in a hat: 1931

WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for March 17

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


 

Holding the Tension of Ease and Effort - March 17, 2012

Using a polarity map, we can get the best of both worlds.


Bob Carter

Bob Carter is interviewed on WTIP’s First Thursday

He’s one of Cook County’s most active volunteers, a long-time WTIP radio host, community advoc


Red fox

Nosey Rosey revels in spring mud

Time now for Nosey Rosey from WTIP’s canine contributer Rosey Seaton.  Rosey lives with the Seaton Family at Hungry Jack Outfitters on the Gunflint Trail.  Rosey adds her canine perspe


Bill notes sudden spring thaws have flooded bears out of their dens in the past. Be on the look out!

West End News March 16

Thank you to all the candidates who ran for office in the recent township elections in Schroeder, Tofte and Lutsen.


Anishinaabe couple harvesting wild rice on the Bad River / photo Marquette University Archives, graphic Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Water, Language and Culture Intertwined

The history of the Anishinaabeg and Lake Superior is very long. Early French and English documents named the native people Ojibwe or Chippewa. But they call themselves Anishinaabe.


Dick Dorr and Norman Moe

Dick Dorr and Norman Moe talk about sports broadcasting on WTIP

Local fish report for Friday, March 16

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, warm weather is taking its toll on lake ice.


Gray wolf

Isle Royale wolves may go extinct

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists say the gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park are dangerously close to extinction.


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