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DNR lets Lusten Mountains violate permits for years

(The Associated Press posted this story as a part of its member exchange program. It was originally reported by Stephanie Hemphill of Minnesota Public Radio.


Dennis Neitzke speaking to public during the Cavity Fire

Third Thursday Community Conversation with Gunflint Ranger Dennis Neitzke

The Superior National Forest covers three million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness alone is a million acres – much of the land and lakes are in Cook County.


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Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, on National Get Outdoors Day

Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, spoke with Bob on the eve of National Get Outdoors Day about the park, its new visitor center, and activities and services there. Photo copyright MN DNR.


Rhubarb Pie Photo by Zak Hubbard on Flickr

Of Woods and Words: Summertime and the Eating is Easy

If you know where to look, it’s easy to tell when the summer season is upon us at the cabin. You could check in the bay to see if the neighbors’ seaplane is parked at its summer dock.


Summer Solstice in the Wilderness Photo by Dionne Hartnett on Flickr

Solstice Time in The Wilderness

Summer magic is taking its turn for both residents and visitors to the Gunflint.


Political Forecast in the North...Not Looking So Good   Photo by Antti Nannimus on Flickr

Points North: Will the Budget Be Better than the Fish and Game Bill?

Last week, Outdoor News columnist Rob Kimm pointed out that Governor Dayton's recent veto of the Omnibus Game and Fish Bill was an echo of then Governor Pawlenty's veto of the 2010 game and fish bill.


Photo by Nouspique on Flickr

Pumping the swamps with the “sloughpumper"

A master of camouflage and singer of a most unusual song.


Photo by Ariari on Flickr

How ants and plants help one another

Some kinds of ants and some plants have a relationship called mutualism. In other words the one contributes to the welfare of the other.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber June 18th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Weekend News Roundup for June 18

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Purple coneflowers grow well in gardens on the North Shore

Perennial gardening on the North Shore

This week, hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam talk perennial gardening on the North Shore with Mike Heger from Ambergate Gardens and author of "Growing Perennials in Cold Climates" and Gan Me


 

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Sheriff reports body of missing man recovered

The body of a man who was reported missing on Swan Lake in the BWCAW was recovered Thursday.


Sue Futterer

County human services awaits more details on effects of state shutdown

Public Health and Human Services in Cook County serves many vulnerable children and adults with state programs. Some of those programs may be in jeopardy if the state government shuts down July 1.


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Local Fish Report for June 17

GRAND MARAIS AREA
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes are going a little deeper.


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