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Cook County Posts High Voter Turnout

With many Cook County precincts turning out in the high 80 and 90 percentages, registered voters came out in droves to cast their ballots in all precincts.  They gave President Barack Obama a wid


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Bill Emerson & Wally Hughes bring amazing bluegrass to Studio A

Legendary banjo player Bill Emerson & fiddle player Wally Hughes stopped by The Roadhouse Nov. 2 to chat and play some foot-tappin' tunes. They were in town with the rest of Bill's band, Sweet Dixie, for the 22nd annual Bluegrass Masters Weekend at Lutsen Resort.


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Dr. Seth Moore: Tribes in NE MN say no to wolf hunting

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 


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Michael Schumacher, author of "Mighty Fitz," on the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Michael Schumacher, author of "Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald," visited with Bob Nov. 2 about writing the book and why this particular shipwreck fascinates so many people. The anniversary of the disaster is Nov. 10.


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Hundreds of water birds die in U.P.

GULLIVER, Mich. (WWJ/AP) - Authorities say they’ve found the bodies of about 700 water birds along a stretch of northern Lake Michigan shoreline in the Upper Peninsula.


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Magnetic North: Shore lunch observed

Welcome back to Magnetic North, a veritable smorgasbord for the birds and beasts of the field. At least the ones who hang out along the ribbon of highway hugging Lake Superior. 


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Dave & Amy Freeman of Wilderness Classroom report on their adventure from New Jersey & Hurricane Sandy

Buck spoke by phone Nov. 2 with Dave & Amy Freeman of Wilderness Classroom. They're on a 2 1/2-year, 11,000+ mile journey by dogsled, canoe and kayak, and just happened to be in New Jersey as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast.


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LSProject: Climate Change and the Future

There are a lot of ways climate change stands to affect Lake Superior.


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Winter Hazard Awareness: Moving snow around

In the second of our Winter Hazard Awareness Week interviews,  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with public health nurse Joni Kristenson about moving snow around.


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Winter Hazard Awareness: Septic system precautions

As a part of Winter Hazard Awareness Week, we continue speaking with people in the county responsible for helping you keep abreast of winter safety.


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Northern Sky: Opposites in November

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


Winter Survival Kit

This is Winter Hazard Awarness Week

This is Winter Hazard Awareness Week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Emergency Managers Jim Wiinanen and Mike Keyport.


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Weather forecast: a little snow on the way

Snow is in the forecast, at least a little of it, but it’ll melt later. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about a mixed weather week.


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Minn. hunters kill 50 wolves on 1st day

Fifty wolves were killed in the opening weekend of Minnesota's first managed wolf hunt.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - November 3

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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