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Walking may lead to more creativity than sitting--so get out there and see what happens

Dave TerSteeg spoke May 2 with Dr. Marily Oppezzo, adjunct professor at Santa Clara University and author of a study published recently by the American Psychological Association. Her research shows that when a task requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting does. Learn about how and why walking might help you generate more ideas. You can read the full study here.


Northern flicker

Northern flickers are flashy and they're back

They’re showy and they’re on the return. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about northern flickers.
 


Flowing stream

Weather: cool with showers

Week ahead looks cool and the melt will continue to be slow – which is a good thing. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Gohde.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 3

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Ultraviolet Saturn

Northern Sky: Saturn's Tilted Rings

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


Birch Grove Community School

Gala for the Grove: A Fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School

On May 17, the fourth annual "Gala for the Grove" will take place at Surfside in Tofte. The auction held at the gala is a fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School.


Northern Waterthrush

Field Notes: Northern Waterthrush, Kinglets and Warblers

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage F


Great Expectatiions School

School News from Great Expectations: May 1

Cedric and Klaus report the latest School News. 


West End News: May 1

As of today, Sawbill Lake is still sporting 27 inches of ice.  This is only a few inches less than I reported two weeks ago, news which could just aggravate the chronic late winter depression tha


Rita Plourde

Clinic administrator reviews recent board activity

Affordable Care Act enrollments are up ND IT’S Move it in May month. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde.


Cook County High School

ISD166 board and administration members on WTIP First Thursday

Will the ISD166 Cook County Schools campus be open or closed? How does the schools current policy on bullying match up with the new state legislation?


Peter Smerud

Wolf Ridge director discusses fish passage culverts

A fish passage culvert is good for fish, good for invertebrates and an excellent learning experience for the kids visiting Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Law Enforcement getting ready for the busy season

A relatively quiet month for law enforcement. No part time deputies for summer and Prom! WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff mark Falk.
 
 


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: April 30

Anna and Riley report the latest School News.


Sunny's Back Yard: Mud Season

It's been a lingering winter with "cement" snow, sleet, freezing rain and even a thunderstorm.


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