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Weekend News Roundup for March 22

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A dead wolf, oil pipeline hearing and fuss over the EPA: this and much more…all in this week’s news.


Sawtooth Mountain Students on a Snowshoe Hike

Sawtooth Elementary Kindergarten Snowshoe Hike

On a warm February day, Sawtooth Elementary kindergarten students spent the afternoon snowshoeing and practicing their five senses in the outdoors.


WTIP

Tower work will temporarily affect WTIP transmitter power

Over the next several weeks Verizon Wireless will be constructing a replacement tower in close proximity to WTIP’s main broadcast antenna above Grand Marais.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather: snow on the way

Unfortunately winter still insists upon staying onstage, even though spring is supposed to be waiting in the wings.


WTIP

WTIP wins four AP news awards

Winners in the 2013 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest have been announced. WTIP will take home four at the Midwest Journalism Conference in Bloomington on March 28.


Listening to the radio, with gas masks

Weekend News Roundup for March 15

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The public, the EPA and DNR all weighed in on a couple of different mining projects.


"Powerful Tools" Provided for Caregivers

It's important for caregivers to develop coping strategies and learn about tools available to take care of themselves.  Care Partners of Cook County will offer "Powerful Tools for Caregi


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill weighs in on House tax bill

The Minnesota House has passed a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. David Dill.

 


Fruit Salad

Eat for a Good Cause At Cook County Schools Fundraiser

The Cook County Education Foundation hosts the 11th Annual ‘Enriching Academics Through Sustenance’ fund raising event.  Better known as ‘E.A.T.S’, the event is Thurs

Kids and radio

Weekend News Roundup for March 8

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The MPCA hedges on OKing copper mining water runoff.