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U of MN Solar Vehicle Project car takes 2nd in American Solar Challenge race

The U of MN Solar Vehicle Project is an organization of undergraduate engineering students who research, design and construct a solar vehicle every two years. Jake Herbers, a student leader with the team, joined Dick Aug. 1 to talk about some of the challenges involved in constructing and racing a solar car. You can learn more about the project here. 


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New "By Way of Water" exhibit at Cook County Historical Museum features artifacts, multimedia displays, and more

"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior" is a new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais. It shares  stories of how the Lake shaped the people and communities of our region. Director of the museum Carrie McHugh joined Ann Aug. 1 to talk about all the cool items and displays in the exhibit, and what people will learn about when they visit.


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Mosquitoes: bothersome bugs

This has been a particularly bothersome summer for mosquitoes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these pesky pests.


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Moments In Time: The Mill

Andrew and Alma Hedstrom founded Hedstrom Lumber in 1914.  In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, their son, Herb, and family friend, Bob Pratt, remem


Northern Sky: Summer Triangle

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


The WTIP 'Tippers in the 2014 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival

Check out video footage of the WTIP 'Tippers competing in the 2014 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival.

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Rendezvous Days and Powwow at Grand Portage: August 8-10

This weekend, August 8-10, is Grand Portage National Monument's annual Rendezvous Days and Powwow.


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Youth Show: July 31st, 2014

It's the Fisherman's Picnic edition of the Youth Radio Project! Featuring content about the Picnic itself,  fairs, fishing, and fun. Also featured is fish-themed music.


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Weekend News Roundup for August 2

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


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 2nd

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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Young Couple, Ohio State Fair

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Youth Producer Audrey Summers read "Young Couple, Ohio State Fair," a poem by Felix Jung.


Running requires motivation...especially during the hot summer months

Fisherman's Picnic 5 Miler

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell's favorite Fish Pic event is the 5 Mile Trail Run at Pincushion Mountain.


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Sunny's Backyard: June in the Northwoods

In this episode from late June, Sunny shares what she likes - and dislikes - about the vibrant month of June in the northwoods.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 1

Hello month eight! Who would have thought we’d be in August already. “Neebing” (summer in Ojibwe) is rapidly approaching the halfway point by the calendar.


Workers from all over the world come to Cook County

Foreign Worker Study in Cook County

There is a new study taking place in Cook County about foreign workers in the area.


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