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Weekend News Roundup for March 15

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The public, the EPA and DNR all weighed in on a couple of different mining projects.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: March 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.

Gus' Wild Side: Falling Through River Ice

Gus tells us about his experience falling through ice on a northwoods river....

Snowy Road in Lake County

Sunny's Back Yard: February

Sunny shares her past February adventures as well as recent observations from her back yard.

West End News: March 13

A lot of West End News was generated around the township annual meetings held in Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder this week.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: March 12

Sadie and Sienna report the latest school news. 

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Duluth News-Tribune's Sam Cook checks in on our long winter and what's in store for spring

Buck chatted March 7 with Sam Cook during our "Spring Forward" membership drive. They covered lots of ground including ice fishing, fat tire biking, plans for spring outdoor activities, and a coming article in the DNT about Dick Powell, who lives up on Sag.

Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: March 11

Chloe and Kaylee report the latest School News. 


Rich Harwood encourages public innovation to tackle community issues

Deb Benedict spoke with community change expert Rich Harwood March 7. Rich is president and founder of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, which recently announced a plan to train 5,000 new public innovators by 2016. He talked with about  innovation,  change, and WTIP's role developing community here at home.

"Powerful Tools" Provided for Caregivers

It's important for caregivers to develop coping strategies and learn about tools available to take care of themselves.  Care Partners of Cook County will offer "Powerful Tools for Caregi

Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill weighs in on House tax bill

The Minnesota House has passed a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. David Dill.


Fruit Salad

Eat for a Good Cause At Cook County Schools Fundraiser

The Cook County Education Foundation hosts the 11th Annual ‘Enriching Academics Through Sustenance’ fund raising event.  Better known as ‘E.A.T.S’, the event is Thurs

Gunflint Lake

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: March 7

As Gunflint Territory turns the page into March, Old Man Winter is still gnashing his teeth.

Kids and radio

Weekend News Roundup for March 8

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The MPCA hedges on OKing copper mining water runoff.

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