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Cook County Ramble

West End News: April 25

The Cook County Ramble that I mentioned last week was a huge success.  It brought many of Cook County’s talented musicians to Cascade Lodge Pub to pay musical tribute to the life of Levon H


GES

GES greenhouse has plants aplenty

Great Expectations Charter School is up to full enrollment for the next school year. Their greenhouse is also full ready for the spring plant sale.


Chik-Wauk

WTIP’s Third Thursday starts series on volunteers

This month WTIP begins a series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show April 18

This week on the show, we speak with Grand Marais Playhouse director and cast member Sarah Larsen about the upcoming Spring play "First Baptist of Ivy Gap." We also speak with members of the


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, April 22

Every spring, 5th grade Sawtooth Mountain Elementary students travel to Wolf Ridge Environmental Center for a winter learning experience.


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Ravens...they're with us year 'round

One of our most interesting and adaptable birds is also one of the most commonly found here in the Northland. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Chel Andersen about ravens.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to begin principal 6-12 search

ISD166 will begin interviewing for a 6-12 Principal. The school board is looking for volunteers to be a the screening panel.


Paula Sundet Wolf

Higher Ed included in Senate funding bill

Cook County Higher Education has been successful in getting $18,000 of its funding reinstated.


Wildersmith shares a squirrel story in this week's column (Loren Sztajer/Flickr)

Wildersmith April 19

The calendar says spring, but our north country landscape indicates otherwise.  At the time of this keyboard exercise, little progress has been made on recognizing spring characteristics.


Kay Grindland

Care Partners offers training for veteran's care givers

Cook County Care Partners is hosting a special presentation for caregivers of veterans.


Check out the Spring constellations during the end of April & beginning of May (David DeHetre/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower & more in early May

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


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Choices Using Both of Our Brains - April 20, 2013

Research shows we have 2 brains, the one in our head, the other in our gut. How do we access our whole selves to make wise choices?


Serious listeners

Weekend News Roundup for April 20

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. An endangered river warning was issued this week by a waters watchdog group.


Yellow-rumped warbler

West End News: April 18

 Feeding the birds outside your living room window is almost taken for granted here in the West End.  Watching birds at the feeder is such constant part of life that it often takes a visitor


Travis Novitsky's "Aurora Storm"

Anishinaabe Way: Johnson Loud Jr.

Johnson Loud Jr. is a potter, a painter, and an Episcopal Priest who has served his parish at Prairie Island, Minnesota for 15 years. He is from the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Minnesota.


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