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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.


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

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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News: October 17

Amy and Lucas share the latest School News.


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Bushwhack from Atikokan to Ely? Ely outfitter's adventure through the Quetico & BWCAW

Jason Zabokrtsky, owner of Ely Outfitting Company, set off Oct. 11 to bushwhack from Atikokan, Ontario to Ely. No watercraft is involved. Learn how, and why, in this conversation with Dick Swanson. You can follow his progress here.


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School News from Oshki Ogimaag, October 9

Elaina and Biidaash report on the latest learning at Oshki Ogimaag Charter School in Grand Portage.


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