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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 finalizes 2013-14 school calendar

The ISD166 school board has started its twice a month meeting schedule..

WTIP sation manager Deb Benedict in last year's parade

Weather is so far so good for the Picnic

The weather outlook for Fishermen’s Picnic is looking up. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Gohde about what may finally be summer.

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Weekend News Roundup for July 27

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 making changes to facility and staff

Prompted by some personnel changes, the ISD 166 school board held a special meeting last Thursday.

Commissioner Sue Hakes

Land use revisions in future county plan

The county will take a look at the land use plan. Commissioners also voted against a wheelage tax  and had a long debate about a zipline loan.

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Great Lakes Restoration funds slashed in House bill

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A subcommittee in the U.S.

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MN bear researcher gets no reprieve from governor

 ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota bear researcher remains under orders to remove radio collars from bears he's studying by the end of the month, but will be allowed to appeal.

Conservation groups pose four questions about sulfide mining

     In the summer of 2012, a coalition of Minnesota conservation groups calling themselves Mining Truth started a public dialogue surrounding the proposed Polymet and Twin Metals mines

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Small business coordinator position at Higher Ed

Higher Ed has expanded its small business development presence by hiring a new coordinator for the program. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Pat Campanaro and Paula Sundet Wolf.

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Beach advisories: what they mean to swimmers

It’s summer beach water advisory time. What does a beach advisory mean? Who’s responsible and how does the system work?