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The weather feels a bit more like January

The January thaw is slowly receding and the weather feels more like late January. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Moore

"Couch surfing" - not every homeless person lives on the streets.

AEOA conducts homelessness survey

The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) is taking part in a national effort to record the number of homeless people in the area.

Rita Plourde

Clinic strategic planning focus is on the "whole person"

It’s strategic planning time at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde about “whole person health care” and new services.

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LSP: Cook County's "Operation Skywatch" during the Cold War era

During the 1950s Cook County participated in "Operation Skywatch" -- a nation-wide organization utilizing local citizens to watch the skies for possible Russian aircraft.

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Local Forest Service office aims to save by upgrading Internet capabilities

In a move that will ultimately save taxpayer money, the Gunflint Ranger District office has upgraded its Internet connection capabilities.

Lake Effect performing at the 2016 Radio Waves Music Festival (photo courtesy of WTIP staff)

WTIP announces call for musicians for 2017 Radio Waves

WTIP is pleased to announce the call for musicians for the 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival - scheduled for September 8 to 10, 2017, at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais Re

Warm winter

Warm January sets records all over state

This stint of continued warm weather is setting records.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Stewart about a long January thaw.

Beargrease volunteer Mike Levig with friends at the start of the race

Hitting the trail before the Beargrease

Established in 1980, the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. It takes a lot of preparation to conduct this nearly 400-mile event.

Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Winter studies of water along North Shore focus on the future

A pair of studies focusing on the health of water in Lake Superior and the surrounding watersheds are the focus of this segment in the Lake Superior Project.

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Weekend News Roundup for January 21

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Travel to the ice caves is not safe. Wolves could be delisted again.