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Final EPA pollution regs affect Northshore Mining in Silver Bay

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has made public the final regulations aimed at cutting pollution from taconite plants that causes haze over northern Minnesota wild areas.


Al Hedstrom & Don Bauer at the 2012 Radio Waves Music Festival

Al Hedstrom and Don Bauer performing Tom Rush's "Driving Wheel". 

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Crossbills -- left and right "handed"

The crossbill is superbly suited to feeding the way it does. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about this unique and interesting bird.


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North Shore Visitation Center offers safe place for parents and children

 The North Shore Visitation Center provides a safe place for families who need supervised visits among parents and children.


Germaine Gemberling & Rich Mattson at the 2012 Radio Waves Music Festival

Germaine Gemberling and Rich Mattson perform Germaine's song "Sleepin' Sound".

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Icey truth about rings around the moon

Winter is a good time to see a ring around the moon. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about high thin clouds and six-sided crystals.


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Cook County boys win basketball game at Cromwell

The Cook County boys’ basketball team is the only North Shore team to win in Tuesday night action. .


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Dan Swalm seeks amends for Grandmother whose US citizenship was taken

Back in 1907, the US Congress passed the Expatriation Act.


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Lonnie on the mountain at 8,800 feet

“It was like traveling inside a ping pong ball.”  That’s the way Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre described the poor visibility and waist deep snow he experienced over the w


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Viking girls lose to Tigers; boys and girls travel to Cromwell

The Cook County girls’ basketball team was on the road Monday night, losing 61-46 to the Cherry Tigers.
 


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Visioning session set for ISD166 board

ISD166 has a new board chair, a construction-wrecked parking lot and a day long visioning session on the horizon WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


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County Engineer Dave Betts on winter plowing

On the January 11 edition of The Roadhouse, host Cathy Quinn got a chance to visit with Cook County Engineer Dave Betts after the county experienced extensive freezing rain.  In this interview, D


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Duluth organizer Reyna Crow on Idle No More movement

Idle No More is a grassroots movement that has recently been sweeping across the country and the world.


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Sheriff talks guns in the community

Guns in school, guns in the community and the general safety of Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk about guns and sun safety.


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