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Drought damage

North Shore conifers in state of stress

Conifers around Cook County are looking stressed. Year-long drought conditions are the probable cause.


Calendar

Revised ISD166 School Calendar is WTIP’s First Thursday topic

The ISD166 school board has voted to try a different calendar for the 2012-13 school year.


Carol Christenson

Rain, then warm the rest of the week

The week ahead hold a little more rain and lots of sunshine. WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson who predicts a warmer drier rest of May.


"Looking at other community centers" interview series

Looking At Other Community Centers: Part 3

As planning for a new Cook County Community Center continues, we're taking a closer look at schools around the state that have attached community centers, to find out how that’s working and what


"Looking at other community centers" interview series

Looking At Other Community Centers: Part 2

As planning for a new Cook County Community Center continues, we're taking a closer look at schools around the state that have attached community centers, to find out how that’s working and what


Steelhead

Points North: On a Cold River, A Newcomer Pays His Dues

Soft rain sprinkles came to an end at bedtime. During the night, a strong wind blew in from the north. A dusting of snow and clear skies greeted us at daybreak.


"As we enter the month for blooming flowers and such, feelers for rain are still being extended to Mother Nature..."

Wildersmith May 4

It’s great to be back in the woods after a run southward to visit friends and family.


Tommy Turkey

Magnetic North: Christmas in May for us Birdbrains

Welcome back to Magnetic North, the destination for every migrating feathered beauty on earth - or so it seems to us birdbrains. By that I mean every bird lover, not just the watchers. 


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Artist Hazel Belvo on her creative process and inspiration

Dave Seaton spoke Apr. 13 with artist, master teacher and mentor Hazel Belvo, who is serving as artist-in-residence at the Grand Marais Art Colony, about her artistic influences, vision, and process.


Sawbill dock, photo by Ruthie Hansen

West End News: May 3

I don’t think I’m the only one who has been disappointed in this year’s Minnesota Legislature.  I’m not personally invested in the Vikings stadium issue, because I’m


Spirit Tree -photo by Travis Novitsky

Anishinaabe Way: Anna Deschampe & Allan Aubid

Anna Deschampe and Allan Aubid are the parents of two young sons. They live on the Grand Portage Reservation in northern Minnesota.

In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Deschampe and Aubid discuss raising children to have traditional values while living in mainstream society, and the role of the community and elders in parenting. They also share the lessons they have learned along the way and the dreams they have for their kids.


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