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The groundbreaking at Superior National Golf Course, Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Golf course, pipeline ceremonies mark beginning of two major Lutsen projects

Two major projects broke ground in Lutsen Tuesday afternoon. WTIP’s Kelly Schoenfelder has this report from the events.


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Kayaking from Northwest Angle to Key West...and back? Daniel Alvarez checks in

Daniel Alvarez, a former corporate lawyer, started kayaking from Northwest Angle to Key West in June 2012. He liked it so much that when he arrived, he decided to paddle all the way back. Dick chats with Daniel about the adventure and Daniel's lovely writing about it, which you can find here. Daniel joined us Oct. 18 from Baudette, Minn., so his journey is nearly over.


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Saw whet owl migration mysteries

They’re small and there are a lot of them, but we don’t know much about them.


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Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar, earth sciences researcher, has found very old water in the Earth's crust

Dr. Barbara Sherwood Lollar of the University of Toronto was recently named by Canadian Geographic as someone making a significant difference in Canada and the world for her work in discovering and analyzing ancient water in the Earth's crust. She joined Buck Oct. 18 to talk about the discovery, and its significance, including what it might mean for the possibility of water and life on other planets.


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Norwegian author Vidar Sundstol's "The Land of Dreams," mystery set on the North Shore

Dick chatted with Norwegian author Vidar Sundstol, whose award-winning crime novel, "The Land of Dreams," was just translated into English. The book is set here on the North Shore, and features people and places of our region. Sundstol lived here for a few years while his wife worked for the forest service.


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More snow and colder weather on the way

The first snows of winter arrived over the weekend, and there’s more on the way…and high temps in the 30’s!


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Dr. Seth Moore: Tribe gains seat on Great Lakes fisheries councils

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 


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MN trapping season underway

Minnesota's trapping season got underway Saturday, October 19.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 19th

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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Weekend News Roundup for October 19

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. No Beargrease in 2014. Wolves in Wisconsin. More on mining…all in this week’s news.


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County Septic Ordinance is topic for WTIP’s October Third Thursday

Cook County is in the process of revising its Subsurface Septic Treatment System Ordinance. One public hearing has already been held, another is scheduled for later this month.


Radio Waves Music Festival 2013

A montage of some of the best moments from the 2013 Radio Waves Music Festival. Video by Stephan Hoglund.

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