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Taconite Harbor Energy Center

West End News Jan.19

A few days ago, I was lucky enough to get a tour of the Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Schroeder.


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Michael Johnson & Michael Monroe ring out 2011 on The Roadhouse

Local favorites Michael Monroe and Michael Johnson stopped by The Roadhouse Dec. 30 for what is becoming a year-end musical tradition.


Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy talks about the Worldloppet Masters Tour

Tim Kennedy of Grand Marais has completed the Worldloppet Masters Tour, which means he’s skied all over Europe and North America. He’s also skied the American Birkiebeiner 30 times.


Poplar River valley

Bonding plan includes Lutsen Mts. water system

Gov. Mark Dayton today released a $775 million construction plan that includes money for a water pumping system for the Lutsen ski resort and its neighbors.


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk discusses upcoming legislative session

The Minnesota Legislature is back in session next week. One of the Minority Leaders in the Senate is 6th District Senator Tom Bakk. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


Male pine grosbeak

Calm and melodious pine grosbeaks, back for winter

Unlike their raucous evening grosbeak relatives, pine grosbeaks are calm, melodious and are generally better mannered.


John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Beargrease dog sled marathon cancelled

The John Beargrease Board of Directors has announced the cancellation of the 2012 race. Poor snow conditions will not allow the race to be run safely.


Chipmunk in Snow

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - January 14th

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 January 14

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


This "atypical weather nonsense" is playing havoc with thickening ice on the big lakes in Gunflint Territory

Wildersmith Jan. 13

Winter on a yo-yo, yes! Another northwoods meltdown slipped in on the territory just when we thought “Mr. Cold and Blustery” had things under control.


Brook trout

Local Fish Report for Friday, Jan. 13

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, the trout opener is just around the corner.


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