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Minn. prosecutor ordered to stay away from teen

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota prosecutor has been ordered to stay away from a 17-year-old girl and her parents after being accused of an improper relationship with the girl.


Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 8th

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.


Care giving

Family caregiving in Cook County is First Thursday for December

There are approximately 65 million family caregivers in the United States. They spend an average of 20 hours a week taking care of loved ones.


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Weekend News Roundup for December 8

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


Tulip with Wasp by Stephan Hoglund

Receiving Feedback to Grow - December 8, 2012

Feedback does not always feel like a gift and usually it is. It helps us see what we don't see.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Climate Change & The Future -Part II

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


6th Grade Keyboarding

School News from Cook County Middle School, December 7

Do you remember learning how to type? Like most adults, learning to type occurred sometime in high school. Not any more.


Pine Marten (travelling.steve/Flickr)

Wildersmith December 7

The northland begins chapter 12 of the year 2012, and most everyone is engulfed with holiday celebration aspirations.


December Snow (SBFettig/Flickr)

Points North: Thawed Out and Waiting for the Winter We Need

At daybreak Saturday morning the night’s darkness lingered, reluctant to retreat from a weak December sun struggling to penetrate the gloom.


Lady of the Lake statue - photo courtesy www.BWCA.com

West End News: December 6

A few weeks ago, the Cook County News Herald ran a picture of the so-called “Lady of the Lake” statue that used to be a prominent feature on Brule Lake.


Groundbreaking shovels

Community Center groundbreaking is Dec. 10

Cook County, the City of Grand Marais, I.S.D. #166 and the Duluth YMCA are holding the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Cook County Family YMCA on Monday, December 10.


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Blue Christmas Service brings hope in a safe place

The First Congregational United Church of Christ will host a Blue Christmas Service at 7 PM, Thursday, December 6 to serve people who are going through a time of depression or grief during the Christm


Rick Nolan

Congressman-elect Nolan talks about his return to the Hill

Minnesotans in the 8th Congressional District have a new Representative in Washington DC. WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently spoke with Congressman-elect Rick Nolan.


Curiosity Rover Lifts Off for Mars (NASA/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Perseus, Mercury & Mars in December

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


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Filmmaker Beau Larson & race director Adam Harju, on the new doc film, "Breaking Trail"

Local filmmaker Beau Larson and Lutsen 99er bike race director Adam Harju joined Bob Nov. 30 to talk about a new documentary film, "Breaking Trail," by Beau and filmmaker Carl Hansen, which looks at the history of Lutsen Mountains, biking in Cook County, and the third Lutsen 99er, coming up in June. The film premiered Dec. 1 at North House Folk School in Grand Marais.


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