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Canoeing in the BWCA Wilderness in November

West End News: November 1

The late Senator Paul Wellstone was in the news last week as his family, friends, the state and the nation marked the 10th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that took the lives of eight people.


 

Best of Ourselves: Quality Feedback - Lessons from Brene Brown - November 10, 2012

Quality conversations are critical for healthy families, communities and work places. Lessons from Brene Brown's new book, Daring Greatly.  Her list for "Engaged Feedback&quo


 

Best of Ourselves: The Art of Receiving - November 3, 2012

Learning how to receive is inextricably linked with giving.  There are benefits to learning both sides of the equation.


 

Best of Ourselves: Becoming More Aware (Repeat) - October 20, 2012

How do we become more aware?  The book, Strangers to Ourselves by Timothy Wilson, shows a majority of our every day activity is unconscious.  We can become more aware and live a more


Lutsen Mts.: snow making on Moose Mountain

Lake Superior – Lutsen Mountains pipeline progresses

Plans for a new pipeline to supply Lutsen Mountains with water from Lake Superior are moving ahead, according to an update released Wednesday.


November is Family Caregivers Month

November is Family Caregivers Month

Over 65 million people in the U.S. do care giving at some level. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with CarePartners Clinical Coordinator Jeannette Lindgren about National Family Caregivers Month.


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Lodging tax revenues for September improve

Lodging tax revenues for the seventh month of 2012 were up compared to September of last year county-wide.


Leaf litter

Leaf litter and the scent of autumn

One of the distinctive impressions we have of this time of year is the way it smells. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about leaf litter and the scent of autumn.


Shelby tries tenkara—traditional Japanese fly-fishing—and gets laughed at by some trout (David Lor/Flickr)

Out There: Love at First Bite

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - October 27th

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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Bill & Kate Isles bring their delightful music to The Roadhouse

Matthew Brown & Ann Possis welcomed Duluth singer-songwriters Bill & Kate Isles to Studio A Oct. 26. They were in town to play a fundraiser for the North Shore Music Association the following evening. Did you know they met via public radio?


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to start pulling old gym floor

The Community Ed gym floor is being torn up, enrollment is better than expected and winter is around the corner.


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