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SBA, North Shore hockey teams each win two on ice

The boys and girls hockey teams on the North Shore have been successful in their most-recent two games.

Redpoll (Acanthis flammea)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: January 5th

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 5, 2013

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

Shadow by Marcia Hyatt in County Clare, Ireland.JPG

Exploring Our Shadow - January 5, 2013

The shadow, as defined by Carl Jung, are disowned parts of ourselves.  Becoming conscious of our shadow is an important part of our journey to wholeness. 


Vikings win two; Mariners drop two in high school basketball

Colin Everson scored 23 points to lead the Cook County Vikings to a 65-55 home victory over the Cromwell Cardinals Friday night in Grand Marais.

Gunflint Trail (Bearskin Lodge/Flickr)

Wildersmith January 4

Happy New Year everyone from the upper Gunflint Trail! Here’s wishing for an upbeat 2013!

Brook Trout (Jon David Nelson/Flickr)

Points North: New Report Reveals 50-Year-Old Fishing Secrets

Newly released trout fishing data collected by volunteer anglers a half-century ago provide a fascinating glimpse of what the fishing was like in dozens of Minnesota streams and lakes.

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Local fish report for Friday, January 4

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware it’s time to see what’s going on under the ice.

Sawbill Crew Reunion on Sawbill Lake at Midnight on New Year’s Eve.  Photo by Carl Hansen, Hansen International Productions.

West End News: January 3

It is always hard to find news for the West End immediately after one of the annual peaks in the tourism industry.  It really is kind of a “no news is good news” situation.  When

Great Lakes water diversions & global water insecurity

Halfway around the world, another Great Lake, the Aral Sea, has lost 90 percent of its volume over the last 50 years. The reason? Diversions.

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Halfway around the world, another Great Lake, the Aral Sea, has lost 90 percent of its volume over the last 50 years. The reason? Diversions. While it's highly unlikely that something like that could happen to Lake Superior, the issue of diversions is not new to the North American Great Lakes. In the next edition of the Lake Superior Project, we take a closer look at the global water shortage and how the issue of diversions is relevant to our lake.


More facts (that couldn’t fit into “LSProject: The Century of Water”)

Thu, 01/03/2013 - 9:42am

The issue of water diversions is a very complex topic, and there is so much that we couldn’t fit into “LSProject: The Century of Water” that we really wanted to.

The Aral Sea

Check out this eye-opening video from Live Earth about the story of the Aral Sea.


AARP Driver Safety Classes

Minnesota drivers aged 55+ receive a 10% auto insurance discount by taking an approved eight-hour driver safety/accident reduction class.

Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

State wolf hunting and trapping season to close Thursday, January 3

Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season will close at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Thursday, January 3, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources..

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