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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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County wants to keep national forest land funding from shrinking

Cook County commissioners met earlier this week, and among other things discussed local funding through the National Forest System plan.


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Great Expectations: One size does not fit all

Great Expectations Charter School continues to grapple with state mandates that try to place alternative schools in the same box as traditional ones.


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Flu shot availability continues in County

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic continues administering flu vaccinations as we move deeper into the respiratory influenza season. WTIPs  Jay Andersen spoke with the clinic’s Amy Marie Schmidt.


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Magnetic North: Bird brains and other family members

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where I’m in a spot of bother with ducks…my ducks, primarily.


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Polar explorer Lonnie Dupre discusses his new film about the earth's frozen places, "Cold Love"

Buck chatted with polar explorer Lonnie Dupre about his new film, "Cold Love," an exploration of the beauty of the world's frozen places and why they're so important to the health of the planet. The film debuted in Cook County Oct. 11 & 12.


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