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Mark Sandbo

EDA and the Small Cities Development Program in West End

There’s a housing survey and workshop through the Economic Development Authority coming up in the West End.


Ann Kiral packs meals for delivery.

Meals on Wheels; more than food

In Grand Marais, the Meals on Wheels program is offered by the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency through the Cook County Senior Center.  Meals are delivered Monday thru Friday with the option


Tune in Saturdays at 10 p.m. for Soul Deluxe (Soul Portrait/Flickr)

Soul Deluxe

on WTIP Saturday 10pm-Sunday 12am.
Genre: 
Electronic, Disco, Funk, Hip-Hop, House, Jazz, and R&B

DJ Byron Fenix (Navajo/Hopi) satiates the musical taste buds of listeners with an eclectic entree of electronic, disco, funk, hip-hop, house, jazz, and r&b that will keep listeners ears glued to t

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Al Hedstrom, Don Bauer & Bruce Dean play The Roadhouse

Buck & Dick welcomed Al, Don & Bruce to Studio A Sept. 6 for a little preview of their Radio Waves performance. Beautiful guitar!


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Marlene Zuk on "Paleofantasy," her new book about what evolution really tells us

Dick Swanson talked Sept. 6 with Dr. Marlene Zuk, professor of ecology, evolution & behavior at the U of Minn., about her recent book, "Paleofantasy: What evolution really tells us about sex, diet, and how we live." The book addresses the belief that humans were at some point much healthier and more environmentally acclimated that we are today, shows how & why we're different from our ancestors, and lots more. A can't-put-it-down read, especially if you like science.


There's a lot to see in the night & daytime skies in mid-September (Photo Fiddler/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Harvest Moon, Waning Daylight & More In Mid-Sept.

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


Back to School

"Back to School" is this month's First Thursday Community Conversation

Schools in Cook County are back in session for the year. What’s new and what’s stayed the same? What about changes in testing and revisions to No Child Left Behind?


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Why Do Good People Do Bad Things - September 9, 2013

It is easiest to think there is a line: on my side are the good people and on the other side of the line are the bad ones.  However, the line is much more permeable than we would like to think.&n


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Cook County native Tim McDonnell's new memoir about growing up on the Gunflint Trail

Buck welcomed retired teacher Tim McDonnell to Studio A Sept. 6 to chat about his recent memoir, "The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunflint Trail Wilderness Memoir." Tim grew up in a family that ran a resort on the Trail, and has many delightful stories and memories to share.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Stormy weather ahead this week

This past weekend’s beautiful weather could come at a price. It’ll turn wet for the next couple of days, even the possibility of some hazardous weather.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: September 7th

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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Weekend News Roundup for September 7

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 6th

            Folks are humming that September song as Mother Nature appears to have surrendered her hot, grouchy attitude.


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Otherworldly moss animals: Freshwater bryozoa

These aquatic creatures look like something from a science fiction movie. In this edition of North Woods Naturalist, WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Andersen about moss animals.


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