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12.26.11

Mon, 12/26/2011 - 3:01pm

Earlier this fall the station got the good news that we received a grant we’d applied for the previous year to do an in-depth look at our region’s (and indeed, one of the world’s) mo


The Lake Superior Project launches on Jan. 6, logo design by Lauryl Loberg

Lake Superior Project overview with the series producers

Lake Superior looms large in the lives of those who live here. It’s the largest lake by surface area as well as the cleanest lake in the world.


Gentlemen Hall Interview & Performance

Interview by Cathy Quinn. Videography by Stephan Hoglund.

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Inventor Gugliemo Marconi with his radio

Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 24

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


Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder

West End News Dec. 22

Minnesota Power, a division of the Allete Corporation based in Duluth, owns and operates the Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder.


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Jazz guitarist Briand Morrison plays Studio A

Bob and Buck welcomed Grand Portage musician Briand Morrison back to The Roadhouse Dec. 16 for more of his gorgeous jazz guitar.


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Artist Betsy Bowen on her latest projects, including "Twelve Owls" with birder Laura Erickson

Buck and Bob welcomed Grand Marais artist Betsy Bowen Dec. 16 to talk about her recent projects, including "Twelve Owls," "Burr and Hamilton," the winter solstice pageant, and more.


Gray wolf

Feds delist gray wolf in Great Lakes region

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today it is ending federal protections for wolves across the Great Lakes region.


Commissioner Jim Johnson

Commissioner Johnson: The healing process proceeds

County Commissioner Jim Johnson said there are many threads in the community that need to be tied up after the Dec.


Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff discusses Dec. 15 courthouse shootings

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15, shots were fired in the Cook County Courthouse and two people received multiple wounds.


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Organizer & activist John Maher on his new book, "Learning From the Sixties"

Bob spoke Dec. 16 with John Maher, longtime political activist and author of "Learning From the Sixties,"  about how the lessons of those times might be applied today.


Winter in the wilderness. Photo: Flickr

A look at the end of the natural year

We’re coming to the end of the year, and there are plenty of changes and activities to look for when we’re out on winter walks.


Detour on Hwy 1

Highway 1 detour south of Ely to remain in effect until Jan. 3

The detour on Hwy 1 south of Ely will remain in place until Tuesday, Jan. 3.


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