Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: January 5

Kalina, Arlo and Kaylee report the latest School News.

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EDA Board member Abby Tofte discusses local housing situation

Housing, available and affordable, is a big topic in Cook County.

Fingerstyle Guitar Workshops with Gordon Thorne

Moondance Coffee House (5335 W Hwy 61, Lutsen)
Wed, 02/04/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Moondance Coffee House in Lutsen hosts fingerstyle guitar workshops with Gordon Thorne every Tuesday evening through March, from 5 to 7 pm.

Violence Prevention Center Update

The Violence Prevention Center has openings on their board, in addition to a project at ISD166. WTIP host Mary Manning  spoke with Jodi Yuhassey and Marybeth Wilkes on North Shore Morning.&n

Great Decisions discussion topic will be 'Turkey's Challenges' - January 15

The Great Decisions discussion series will feature the topic 'Turkey's Challenges' at their January 15 meeting.

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Anishinaabe Way: Louise Thomas and the Anisnabae Art Gallery

Louise Thomas is the owner of the Anisnabae Art Gallery in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

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Roadhouse host Buck Benson returns from biking the Andes Trail from the equator to the tip of South America

Roadhouse producer Ann Possis put host Buck Benson in the guest seat Jan. 2 for a conversation about his recent bicycle adventure through South America--a 6,875-mile journey that took 4 1/2 months. Hear what it was like,  his biggest challenges and joys, and what he learned and took away from the experience. You can read his great blog here.

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Duluth's Sam Cook on the year in the outdoors

Longtime Duluth News Tribune editor/writer Sam Cook joined Buck last week to talk about everything from wolves and moose to local adventurers and the changing ways we engage with the outdoors. It's a great wrap-up of 2014 and look to the year ahead.

Continued cold through the end of the week

The rest of the week will be very cold, but above normal temperatures are on the way for next week. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Sunny's Back Yard: Winter Solstice

Sunny shares her thoughts on the winter solstice in this edition of Sunny's Back Yard.

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Weekend News Roundup for January 3

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


Nudge Yourself in a Better Direction - January 3, 2015

"It is possible to nudge yourself in a better direction everyday" says Rick Hanson.  In 10 second increments we can grow and become more resilient.


Holiday Wishes - December 20, 2014

What helps get through the holidays which can be stressful?  Basically it comes back to the Four Agreements by Ruiz.

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Rethinking Competition - December 13, 2014

There is lots of evidence that collaboration can reap more rewards than competition.  Maybe its time to re-think competition.

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