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West End News: April 3

There are definitely some trade-offs to living in the West End.  We get to live in one of the most beautiful spots on Earth.  We are


Bald eagle on the DNR's eagle cam

DNR's eagle webcam enters a second year with success

Buck and Ann speak with Lori Naumann, Information Director of non-game wildlife with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, about the DNR's webcam documenting the lives of two bald eagles


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Sunny's Back Yard: Early Spring Challenges and Adventures

In this episode from late March, Sunny shares some the mental challenges of a lingering winter, and some of the adventures….


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Lake County Compass: Where Are the Spring Birds?

Jim Lind, former avian ecologist at the University of Minnesota, tells us what late winter and early spring birds he's been seeing -- and due to the severe winter we've had -- what b


West End News: March 27

A couple of weeks ago, Cook County Higher Education met with businesses in the West End to explore training and education needs for people who work in the West End. Leadership training for manage


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Northern Sky: Spring Planets

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Sawtooth Mountain Students on a Snowshoe Hike

Sawtooth Elementary Kindergarten Snowshoe Hike

On a warm February day, Sawtooth Elementary kindergarten students spent the afternoon snowshoeing and practicing their five senses in the outdoors.


West End News: March 20

The National Football League, yes, the National Football League, is supporting Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.  The NFL recently donated a picture board to the school, which is a group of


Magnetic North: March 19

 Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the great lake appears ready to wake up after giving us the silent treatment for weeks on end.


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Longtime Bigfoot researcher Ray Crowe visits the Roadhouse

Ray Crowe, Bigfoot investigator and founder of the Western Bigfoot Society, joined Buck March 14 to talk about his research into Bigfoot. Hear what he believes about where they live and why they're so elusive. Did you know there was a possible sighting last year in northern Minnesota? Ray has written a book titled "Bigfoot Behavior," a collection of anecdotal accounts, available on Amazon.