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Influencing Others - October 12, 2013

According to Daniel Pink, in his new book, To Sell is Human, the average worker spends 40% of their working life influencing.  That would be influencing people to take our project, to give


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Weekend News Roundup for October 12

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Looking ahead

Local fish report for Friday, October 11

A few of the lakes that have good reports this past week include Kemo, Elbow, White Pine and Brule.


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Northern Sky: Mars, stars & zodiacal light

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


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Rumble strips draw crowd to county board meeting

Rumble strips on Hwy 61 east of Grand Marais have residents grumbling. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report on the discussion that took place at the recent county board meeting.


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EDA looks for a director

The Economic Development Authority is looking for a realtor to market lots at Cedar Grove Business Park.


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Sen. Franken expresses frustration over shut down and debt ceiling

The country is just a few days away from defaulting on its loans and the government is still shut down. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.


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Local film selected for Highway 61 Film Fest

 The 2013 Highway 61 Film Festival occurred this past weekend in Pine City, Minnesota. The competition included one film from Cook County this year. “Sled Dogs to St.


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School News from Great Expectations School, Oct. 4

There's so much happening at Great Expectations School! This week, True and Noah bring us the latest from GES.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 4

Border country offers a “Boozhoo” (welcome) to October. September ended on a stunning note throughout the Gunflint corridor.


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Dream of Wild Health saves seeds traditionally cultivated by Native American communities

Diane Wilson is executive director of Dream of Wild Health, a St. Paul nonprofit working to collect and save seeds once cultivated by Indian communities and, in the process, improve health and teach young people about food and well-being. Buck spoke with her Oct. 4 about what they do and why it's important to Native American health.


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Government shutdown commentary by U of MN political science expert

Bob Carter spoke Oct. 4 with Prof. Kathryn Pearson of the U of MN political science department to get her take on the government shutdown, possible strategies of the various players, how it might be resolved, and much more.


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Great fall weather ahead

Beautiful weather is ahead for the entire week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christensen.


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New programs start at "Y"

A number of new programs will be starting up at the community YMCA, plus full and part time job openings are about to be posted.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: September 28th

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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