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Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Distracted, impaired driving addressed by Sheriff

The State Patrol is stepping up efforts to combat distracted and impaired driving. It’s also an issue here at home.


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Snow to the south could slow traffic heading north

A little snow is back in the forecast, but nothing like what they expect to the south of us.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for December 26

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Lots of mining talk this week. The city council sets a levy and majority leader Sen.


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Northern Sky: December 26

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.


Sunny's road

Sunny's Back Yard: The solstice, Stonehenge and winter wind

It's the winter solstice: Sunny reflects on strange December weather and Stonehenge.


Crane fly

North Woods Naturalist: Stone and crane flies

Not all insects swarm in summer. Some come out during the winter. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about stone flies and crane flies.


Tis the season...

Forecast: cooling off this Christmas weekend

A little snow is back in the forecast, but Christmas weekend will get progressively colder. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Winter through a window

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: December 24

The days of waiting have dwindled and our anticipation intensifies toward this annual blow-out celebration.


A Year in the Wilderness: December 22 - Winter Solstice

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences travelling the BWCAW.


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Clinic ends year on a high note and looking for community participation

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has had its Moving Matters program extended and will keep its Giving Tree project into early January.


Lake Superior in Winter

North Shore lakes are warming, study suggests

A recent scientific study shows that lakes around the world are warming, including lakes here along the North Shore.


North Shore Health Care Foundation

Health Care Foundations ends year with grant awards

It was the last grant round of the year for North Shore Health Care Foundation. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Executive Director Karl Hansen.


View of the Poplar River from the new Lutsen Mountains gondola

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Great Expectations School

GES and ISD166 to start education cooperation discussions

There’s a new federal education bill and a new era of cooperation here in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Great Expectations administrator Peter James.


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