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Sen. Charles "Chuck" Wiger

State Sen. Chuck Wiger reflects on the recent gun violence in his district

Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes Maplewood, North St. Paul and Oakdale.

Students discussing progress with Isle Royale Park Rangers

Youth Radio Project interviews Michigan high school students on Isle Royale robotics project

Students at the Dollar Bay High School in Dollar Bay, Michigan were recently honored by the National Park Service for work they are doing with aquatic robotics to combat invasive species on Isle Royal

Girls Hockey (Bill Brine/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Silver Bay Area Girls Hockey

The Silver Bay Area Girls Hockey Team just wrapped up a very successful season.

"...sunshine glistening off mounds of snow piled here and there in kaleidoscope sparkles..." (realityfanclub/Flickr)

Wildersmith March 1

The upper Trail is “marching” into month three as February bids adieu in lamb-like character.

"Canadians are crossing the border in droves to enjoy outdoor activities..." (Chad Fennell/Flickr)

Points North: Roles Reversed - Canadians Head to Minnesota for Outdoor Fun

Working a booth or exhibit at a sport show is not everyone's cup of tea. Days are long as you talk to folks in an endless parade of passersby, promoting the product or organization you represent.

Ice fishing spring bobber

Local fish report for Friday, March 1

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there shouldn’t be any reason to not go fishing this week.

Ellis "Bud" Tormondsen - photo by Terry Backlund.

West End News: November 28

I am always sad when I hear that we’ve lost another member of “the greatest generation.”  Last week, World War II Marine Corps veteran Bud Tormondsen passed away.

Rita Plourde

Sequestration effects would be felt over time at clinic

The effects of sequestration won’t be felt here immediately, but over time that’s a different matter.

Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioners clocked a long meeting this week

The cook County Commissioners had a long and productive meeting Tuesday.

Isle Royale wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich, Michigan Technological University.

Genetic research sheds new light on Isle Royale wolf population

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Isle Royale National Park Superintendent Phyllis Green, recorded on WTIP's A.M.


Third Thursday for February is all about "managing"

Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen for Third Thursday Community Conversation. This time the program is all about managing.

Career readiness

Career Readiness Community Forum is Feb. 28

On the 28th there will be a community forum to explore career readiness for students when they leave Cook County High School. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the forum organizers.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Nice winter weather to continue in the Northland

The weather has been very nice and it looks like it will continue mild.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, February 25

Have you ever considered being a substitute teacher?  In this edition of Sawtooth Elementary School News, substitute super star Stephanie Lindstrom talks about her experience.

Cook County Chili Cook Off

4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off a Big Success!

The 4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off was held Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Over twenty different types of chili were entered into the competition.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Li

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