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Courthouse security measures taken by commissioners

Since the courthouse shooting in December, Cook County commissioners have been considering security measures for the safety of the public and courthouse staff.

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Dr. Seth Moore: Mercury in the Environment - Part II

January 25, 2012

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

Great Expectations School

Great Expectations reviews nine years as a charter school

The school board at Great Expectations held their annual retreat. Next fiscal year, the school will celebrate 10 years.

Rick Anderson

WTIP’s Third Thursday features world traveler Rick Anderson

He’s a world traveler who’s sailed on the biggest ships, sipped strong coffee in small Turkish street cafes, floated the Amazon, roamed the Holy Land, stood on the Great Wall of China&hell

Black bear

Black bear birth success -- brown fat

True hibernators and especially black bears, are giving birth this time of year. They have a special feature that helps them birth in winter.

Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill introduces wolf hunt bill

A bill has been introduced calling for a wolf season to coincide with the firearms deer season -- a move Department of Natural Resources officials oppose.

Former iron mine near Eveleth, MN

Abandoned mines hold potential to capture wind energy

Minnesota’s Iron Range is pocked with ponds — abandoned open pit mines — that could help energy providers more efficiently use intermittent renewable energy sources, such as wind, to

Last ship of the Season into Duluth MN the Edwin H Gott

PIne Grossbeak

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - January 21th

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 January 21

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

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