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Sue Leaf's new book about the father of Minnesota ornithology, Thomas Sadler Roberts

Dick Swanson chatted with Sue Leaf June 28 about her new book, "A Love Affair with Birds," from the U of MN Press. The book is a wonderful portrait not only of Thomas Sadler Roberts, the father of Minnesota ornithology, but of the state and the Twin Cities in their early history.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather close to ideal for the 4th

It promises to be a great 4th of July holiday week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart about super summer weather.


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Positivity - REPEAT from July 28, 2012

The book, Positivity by Barbara Frederickson, shows how to increase our positive emotions each day.  With a little bit of conscious effort, we can increase the quality of our days, our hea


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Weekend News Roundup for June 29

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: June 28

June is fast fading into the record books, and the halfway point of our year in border country is peeking over the horizon.  While time has quietly slipped away, we are already a week into summer


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Co-op opens doors to new store

After a year of construction, the Cook County Wholefoods Co-op opened the doors to its brand new 7,100 square foot store in downtown Grand Marais on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.


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LSProject: A New Generation of Conservationists

 If you tuned into the last edition of the Lake Superior Project, you heard the story of Rick Schubert.


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Youth Radio Project interviews Gavin Danfelt-Martin about Commercial Advertising

Members of the Youth Radio Project interviewed University of Minnesota student and Cook County High School graduate Gavin Danfelt-Martin about his interest and invovlement with commercial adverti


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Thunderwolves pick up former CCHS player

In Thunder Bay Ontario, the Lakehead University Thunderwolves women’s basketball team announced Wednesday that they’ve added six-foot post player Essa Jacobsen to their roster for the 2013


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Local fish report for Friday, June 28

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are once again hanging out fairly shallow…


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West End News: June 27

Congratulations to Eileen Netland, of Tofte, on the occasion of her 90th birthday.  A gathering of the large Netland clan was held last week to celebrate the event.  Eileen is one of Tofte&#


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Youth Radio Project: "Time Has Stopped" by Roman Schnobrich

Cook County High School student Roman Schnobrich shares his poem "Time Has Stopped" with the Youth Radio Project. He reflects on running Cross Country, and why it makes him happy.


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