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Wolf Awareness Week: October 12-18

National Wolf Awareness Week is in progress.


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MyRain, a U of MN student startup business, wins major international funding

Steele Lorenz, a 2010 graduate of the U of MN Carlson School of Management, co-founded MyRain, a business that helps small farmers in India become more profitable and use natural resources more efficiently. He talked with Dick Oct. 10 about the company's mobile irrigation system, how the business works, and what the award will enable them to do. You can learn more about MyRain here. 


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Ig Nobel Prizes honor research that makes you laugh, then makes you think

Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvard University. Research topics included the physics of stepping on a banana skin, the brain qualities of people who see Jesus in toast, and possible mental hazards of cat ownership. You can learn more about the Ig Nobels and the magazine here. 


Moose Madness! Oct 17-19

Moose Madness is contagious and coming to a town near you!


Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Pete Kavanaugh will perform on Saturday, November 1 from 7 to 10 PM at Lutsen Resort in Lutsen.

Halloween Dance Party at the Legion

Who: 
Earth, Wind and Todd
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
American Legion Post 413, 19 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais

The American Legion Post 413 will host a fundraiser for the Grand Marais Music Collaborative.  Several local bands will be performing including the 70′s dance band Earth, Wind and Todd and

Sensational Hot Rods

Who: 
Sensational Hot Rods
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Grand Portage Lodge and Casino, Grand Portage

Grand Portage Lodge and Casino presents the Sensational Hot Rods, a high energy 5 piece band playing 50's era rock'n roll, on Friday, October 31 from 9 PM to 1 AM.

Eric Frost

Who: 
Eric Frost
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Bluefin Grille at Bluefin Bay Resort, Tofte

Eric Frost will play at Bluefin Grille in Tofte on Friday, October 31 from 8 to 10 PM.

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Weekend News Roundup for October 11

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 10

Just past the full, “falling leaves” moon, the upper Gunflint territory has experienced a typical month 10 atmosphere.


Head Football Coach Mitch Dorr

Vikings football: Coach's Pregame Talk

October 10th the Cook County Vikings host the Mesabi East Giants. Here's head coach Mitch Dorr talking about the Giants as well as what makes Homecoming games special.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: October 9

Grace and Tristan report the latest School News.


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