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Anishinaabe couple harvesting wild rice on the Bad River / photo Marquette University Archives, graphic Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Water, Language and Culture Intertwined

The history of the Anishinaabeg and Lake Superior is very long. Early French and English documents named the native people Ojibwe or Chippewa. But they call themselves Anishinaabe.


Dick Dorr and Norman Moe

Dick Dorr and Norman Moe talk about sports broadcasting on WTIP

Local fish report for Friday, March 16

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, warm weather is taking its toll on lake ice.


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Isle Royale wolves may go extinct

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists say the gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park are dangerously close to extinction.


Spring grass fire

Warm weather and melting snow means increased fire danger

Unseasonably warm, dry weather may mean an early spring, but it could bring higher fire danger with the higher temps.


Kelly Schoenfelder and Barbara Jean Johnson

WTIP wins awards from Minnesota Associated Press

WTIP is being recognized for two features produced by station staff in the 2011 Minnesota AP Broadcasters Awards.


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County-ISD166 discuss new community center

The county and ISD166 are once again talking about a collaboration. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report on the school, community center and the YMCA.


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Chastity Brown stops by Studio A to talk and play from her new album, "Back-Road Highways"

Chastity Brown stopped in to The Roadhouse March 9 to talk with Buck and Bob about creating her newest album, "Back-Road Highways." The official release is March 24 at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.


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Happy 100th Birthday, Oreo!

Bob chatted March 9 with Danielle Brown, senior associate brand manager for Oreo, on the occasion of the 100th birthday of the iconic cookie. How do YOU like to eat them?


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Who was first to come to North America? New book challenges old assumptions

Buck spoke March 9 with Dr. Bruce Bradley, co-author of the new book, "Across Atlantic Ice," which proposes that the first people to come to North America actually crossed the Atlantic by boat nearly 20,000 years ago.


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National Ground Water Awareness Week is March 11-17

More than 1 million people residing in more than 400,000 households in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water.  While wells can provide high quality drinking water, sta


Students from Oshki Ogimaag placing brook trout fry in raceways at Grand Portage Native Fish Hatchery.

Dr. Seth Moore: Fisheries science and kids

March 14, 2012

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


Tofte Town Hall

West End Townships election results

The West End Townships of Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder held their annual meetings and elections last night. In Lutsen, 118 votes were cast.


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They didn't say 'Arrrrrr'...new exhibit on real pirates at the Science Museum of MN

Ann Possis chatted March 2 with Mike Day of the Science Museum of Minnesota about their brand new exhibit, "Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship," which features more than 200 artifacts from North America's only authenticated pirate shipwreck.


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