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ISD166 looks at a two-principal system

ISD166 is planning to return to a two-principal system. Also there’s a plan for making up all those possible snow days next year…and good news for the red hot Knowledge Bowl students.


Want an excuse to sleep more? You might gain weight easier if you don't get your zzz's

Buck spoke Mar. 22 with Dr. Rachel Markwald, sleep expert and lead author of a recent study showing that less sleep leads to more eating and more weight gain. Find out why, and learn about good sleep hygiene, too.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Cook County Middle School, March 25

David Seaton is a guitar maker and repair man. In this edition of School News, we listen as he teaches Sawtooth third and fourth grade students about the nature and physics of sound.

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Today is Diabetes Alert Day

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) estimates that about 80,000 adults in Minnesota may have diabetes without knowing it. 

Comet Pan-STARRS

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: March 23rd

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.

Snow in the Trees

When Things Do Not Go As Planned - March 23, 2013

Often we make ourselves miserable by holding on to our plans instead of dealing with what has shown up.

An old floor model

Weekend News Roundup for March 23

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, March 22

This past week, five Cook County Middle School 8th graders qualified for the State History Day competition scheduled for May 4th.  The

Canada Lynx (myheimu/Flickr)

Wildersmith March 22

‘Twas the days before spring, and all through the woods, the critters were stirring in shivering wonderment.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: March 21

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!

Ty Backlund talks about his time in Afghanistan in the interview (401st_AFSB/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews 2009 CCHS graduate & Afghan War veteran Ty Backlund

2009 Cook County High School graduate and Afghan War Veteran Ty Backlund joined us in the studio this week.

Members of the CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team talk about their win at regions in this interview (Marc Wathieu/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team

The CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team just placed first at regions, and they are headed to the state competition next month.

Theater Sports participants give us the lowdown on their competition/performance (TheAdmiral/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Theater Sports participants

The CCHS College in the Schools Literature class just wrapped up their Theater Sports competition on Wednesday, March 20.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show March 21

So much great stuff on the March 21st edition of the Youth Show!

Czarina Crow

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #8

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show.

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