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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber December 11th

 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. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convenience, or subscribe to a podcast.

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Photo of 
Cottontail Rabbit Tail in Snow courtesy of Nicole  


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Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 11

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

 

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Wildersmith December 11

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?  I’m guessing that such is the case down on Bow Lake at Okontoe as “in the lane, snow is glistening.” It’s a gorgeous winter wonderla


White Abstraction

Wildersmith December 4

Winter took another swipe at the Gunflint Territory last week. And for once the weather forecasters hit one right on.


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Wildersmith November 27

Old Man Winter seems to be enjoying the territory now that he has finally arrived.  For the second consecutive weekend, the pesky guy has dropped a few more inches of snow.


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Points North: The Price We Pay for Deer Abundance

New England's abundant whitetails present a host of management challenges, according to a story in the current issue


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Points North: We Need A Salesman To Lead The DNR

 While we still aren’t sure who will be our next governor, some are already speculating about who our incoming leader will appoint to lead the Minnesota DNR.


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City raises 2011 levy by three percent

The Grand Marais city council met to finalize a budget and levy for 2011. Funding uncertainty at the state level forced a levy increase. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story.


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Pool repair progress slowed by weather

When October winds took the roof off the municipal pool, the city and park board moved to get the popular facility back up and running as soon as possible. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this update

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Surprising discoveries about early history of the Grand Marais area

Local historian Tim Cochrane joined Matthew Brown and Dale Klobuchar Dec. 3 to share highlights from his recent discovery and study of two journals of American Fur Co. employees in the 1820s. You might be surprised at what he learned.


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