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Weekend News Roundup for September 7

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.

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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 6th

            Folks are humming that September song as Mother Nature appears to have surrendered her hot, grouchy attitude.

Moss Animal (Karen Montgomery/Flickr)

Otherworldly moss animals: Freshwater bryozoa

These aquatic creatures look like something from a science fiction movie. In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Andersen about moss animals.

Fiber optic

Megabits: What does fiber obtic speed mean in real time?

As Arrowhead Electric closes in on its target completion date for fiber optic installation in the County, people are talking about speed.

Cook County Anishinaabe language and culture teacher Tom Jack

Anishinaabe Way: Tom Jack

Cook County Anishinaabe language and culture teacher Tom Jack is from Lake of the Woods in Ontario.


Local fish report for Friday, September 6

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, good weather means continued good fishing.

Kurt Steele

New District Ranger at Tofte

Kurt Steele is the new District Ranger for the Tofte District.

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Cook County GO Team presents draft economic vision to community

WTIP’s Kelly Schoenfelder attended last night’s GO Team meeting at St. John's Catholic Church in Grand Marais.

Cloud, looking dejected after running off from her owner in the wilderness during a thunderstorm

West End News: September 5

I was surprised to receive a call from the Duluth News Tribune last weekend, asking me to comment on the permanent closing of Satellite’s Country Inn restaurant in Schroeder.  I don’t

Centerline rumble strip

The rumble grumble gets louder

Centerline rumble strips have been installed on Hwy 61 and some residents east of Grand Marais are not happy. "Livid" is a more proper word.

Spring sunrise over Lake Superior by Travis Novitsky

Best of Ourselves: Dreaming - August 31, 2013

What would you say if asked to deliver a "I have a dream speech..."  Day-dreaming and awake-dreams serve us.  Fallow time creates space for creativity and self-awareness.

The Carpenter Ants

Radio Waves Music Festival: Michael Lipton of The Carpenter Ants

In this interview, WTIP's Carah Thomas talks with guitarist Michael Lipton of the West Virginia-based band "The Carpenter Ants." The band is headlining on Saturday night of  WTIP

Amy Marie Schmidt, RN

Start of school means vaccination time

Minnesota requires school children to have certain immunizations, and these early days of the school year mean time for vaccination updates.

Woolly Bear Caterpillar

Magnetic North: Wooly Bears and Laying in the Winter Reading

Welcome back to Magnetic North where the flannel sheets are ready for use - on both my bed and the tomato plants. For despite the record-breaking heat of late - 97 degrees at the State Fair on Aug.

The Art Colony building today

History Speaks features the story of the Art Colony studio building

Listen to the latest edition of WTIP’s ongoing series, History Speaks, first broadcast on Thursday, August 29.

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