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Wildfire Risk High this Weekend

Just a reminder from the Forest Service, the weather this weekend is going to be unseasonably warm, dry and windy.

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Weekend News Roundup for May 12

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg, photo Stephan Hoglund

LSProject: The New Normal

There’s no doubt the weather in the Great Lakes Region has been off. In fact, there seems to be a new trend we can rely on, and that’s that you never really know what to expect.


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Organic farming consultant & author Atina Diffley on local food production and her new book, "Turn Here Sweet Corn"

Buck chatted May 4 with Atina Diffley, organic consultant and author of "Turn Here Sweet Corn," her memoir about life as a Minnesota organic farmer. Buck found the book to be both suspenseful and moving. Listen and find out why.


Mayor Carlson

Officials talk about the zipline property purchase and other Grand Marais issues

The controversy over land purchased from the City of Grand Marais to build a zipline continues to boil.


With an early ice-out this year, Bill believes the fishing will be better during the first part of the season.

West End News May 10

Last week I talked about school trust lands in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and how the legislature ignored a carefully crafted agreement developed by a legislative working group that inc


School calendar

Revised ISD166 School Calendar is WTIP’s First Thursday topic

The ISD166 school board has voted to try a different calendar for the 2012-13 school year.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack backs wilderness land swaps

Just days after the Minnesota Legislature approved a plan to trade state land in the Boundary Waters for federal land outside the wilderness, U.S. Rep.


Moose calf

State Wildlife Vet discusses moose mortality

The Minnesota DNR will join other agencies by GPS collaring moose this fall.


Bull moose

GPS moose tracking yielding valuable information

Technology is helping researchers keep better track of the Arrowhead moose herd. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Dr.


Drought damage

North Shore conifers in state of stress

Conifers around Cook County are looking stressed. Year-long drought conditions are the probable cause.


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