Dogs taking off at the start of the Beargrease Marathon, photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon comes to a close

The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon came to a close last night as Tom Bauer and his eight dogs crossed the finish line in Duluth a few minutes before midnight on Wednesday.

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School Superintendent to give class on “Facebook for Parents”

No longer is the question, just “parents do you know where your child is?” Now it’s also, “parents have you checked your child’s Facebook page?” ISD166 Superintende

Mushers arrive at Devil Track Landing

WTIP's Carah Thomas took this video of a musher arriving at the Devil Track check point. Check out the latest race results.

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Southwestern Minnesota broadband exec to speak here

Windomnet is a community high speed internet provider based in the southwestern  part of the state.

Local musher at Trail Center check point Monday night

Arriving at Trail Center to a cheering crowd, local musher Odin Jorgenson and his dogs had some well needed rest and food Monday night.

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Everything you want to know about the 2011 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Beargrease race marshal and Grand Marais resident Matthew Brown joined Ann Possis and Buck Benson Jan. 28 to talk about this year's big run.


Man vs. tiger, an amazing true story, on The Roadhouse

John Vaillant, author of "The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival," talked with Buck Jan. 28 about his gripping tale of man and nature that leads to a final showdown in a clearing deep in Russia's Far East.


Catching up with the Community Youth Guitar Project

Todd Miller leads the Community Youth Guitar Project, a  program to help Cook County students develop their musical and performance skills in a group setting. He stopped by Studio A Jan. 28 to chat with Ann Possis and Buck Benson. Two students involved in the project, Sarah Warren and Andrew Thompson, joined him.

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Local Fishing report for Jan 31

Our fishing expert, Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, says trout once again take center stage for ice fishing.


Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber January 29th

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 Jan. 29

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

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Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids coming to Grand Portage

Grand Portage Lodge & Casino is gearing up for another Snowarama for Easter Seals Kids fundraiser.   This annual event, Saturday, Feb.5, brings snowmobilers from Canada and the U.S.

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