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Weekend News Roundup for May 3

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.

Birch Grove Community School

Gala for the Grove: A Fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School

On May 17, the fourth annual "Gala for the Grove" will take place at Surfside in Tofte. The auction held at the gala is a fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School.

Rita Plourde

Clinic administrator reviews recent board activity

Affordable Care Act enrollments are up ND IT’S Move it in May month. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde.

Peter Smerud

Wolf Ridge director discusses fish passage culverts

A fish passage culvert is good for fish, good for invertebrates and an excellent learning experience for the kids visiting Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Law Enforcement getting ready for the busy season

A relatively quiet month for law enforcement. No part time deputies for summer and Prom! WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff mark Falk.

Action Signs: Your Youngster's Behavioral Health Thermometers

Children often have different ways of experiencing and handling stress than adults, and may have trouble coping with issues in their lives.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Lindskog spoke with Grace Busha

Road in Superior National Forest

Special Use Permits allow additional access to USFS lands

A Special Use Permit is a way for the Forest Service to let the public use forest lands over and above general outdoor enjoyment.

Duluth, Minnesota (Sharon Mollerus/Flickr).

Great Lakes shipping season is off to a slow start

The late season ice on Lake Superior has the shipping season off to a slow start.

Boreal's "Blog the Owl"

A look into the past and future of Boreal Access

For nearly 20 years, local non-profit ISP Boreal Access has been connecting people in Cook County to the internet and giving them daily news and events through its community-supported homepage.

MN GreenStep Cities

Green Step Cities Meeting, Monday April 28

GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance, and recognition program to help Minnesota cities achieve  sustainability and quality-of-life goals.