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The National Ice Core Laboratory near Denver is...sorry...a really cool place. It's the repository for miles of ice that contains information about the planet's past and the history of its climate. Dick chatted with Richard Nunn, assistant curator of the lab, about what they do there, why it's important, and the special challenges involved with storing and studying ice. You can learn lots more about the lab at their website.
Every year, students taking the U of MN intro to engineering class are charged with designing a robot that does something 'useful.' Dave chatted with Prof. William Durfee, director of engineering design education, about the project and the creative & fun ideas students came up with. You can see this and past year's robots here.
Last year the activities of a large ship in the Duluth harbor was hit with $1 million in penalties after pleading guilty to dumping oily wastewater into the Great Lakes.
St. Lucia Day is an important tradition of the Scandinavian culture. It is celebrated here in Cook County at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Eira (pronounce EH-ra) is a five-piece group from the Duluth area playing tunes from Ireland, Scotland, Newfoundland, and beyond.
Trapping remains a legal practice in Cook County and along the North Shore.
A new attorney and a new trial date for Kirk Bigby. No lease renewal for Twin Metals. The commissioners vote to lower proposed levy…all this and more in the week’s news.
Noah and Wren report the latest school news.
This is a busy time of year for Santa’s elves – and WTIP's Sherrie Lindskog was lucky enough to be able to talk with an elf.
Cold weather swings and not-the-usual suspects at the bird feeder. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the winter so far.
Tucker and Sophia report the latest school news.