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Best of Ourselves: Focus on the Light

January 28, 2012 - How do we keep our focus on that which we are trying to create?  Telling a story from her recent book, What Have I Mythed?, Marcia explores what it takes to keep our foc


Best of Ourselves: The Power of Positive Responses

January 21, 2012: Research shows that companies that flourish have a 2.9:1 positive comments to negative.  And research shows marriages that thrive have


Best of Ourselves: Well Being vs Happiness

January 14, 2012 - Is happiness all there is?  In his new book Flourish, Dr Seligman, broadens his definition of happiness to well-being.  A


Does Happiness Make A Difference? - January 7, 2012

Summarizing the January 2012 Harvard Business Review on happiness, this segment explores how our level of happiness impacts our work and creativity. 

Dessa and Chris Hoglund

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"Although it was not really bone chilling, like often has been recorded (40-50 below), serious ice-making cold set in this week"

Wildersmith January 27

With our northwoods January fading fast, the month got a little brittle last week. Typically, the third stanza of month one is the coldest of the season and it was no exception so far this year.

Lake trout

Local Fish Report for Jan. 27

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, fishing is picking up.

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell

House committee passes county attorney protections bill

A Minnesota state House committee has passed a bill that would let county attorneys carry guns on the job.

Botulism in the Lower Great Lakes

In recent years, Type E botulism has caused the deaths of thousands of birds around several areas of the lower Great Lakes.

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In recent years, Type E botulism has caused the deaths of thousands of birds around several areas of the lower Great Lakes. Check out A Perfect Storm of Circumstances, which looks at why these outbreaks have occurred and what it means for Lake Superior. Photo by George Desort.

Dessa and Chris Hoglund

Minneapolis based hip-hop artist Dessa wrapped up a nation-wide tour at Papa Charlie's in Lutsen on Jan. 14. Chris Hoglund had a chance to visit with Dessa backstage before her show.

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Mayor Carlson

Mayor Carlson talks about biomass and business retention

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson reports on two presentations made at this week’s city council meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed the mayor on the AM Community Calendar.

Gray wolf

Conflicting wolf hunt plans floated in St. Paul

Two competing plans for a Minnesota wolf hunt in the fall will be discussed at a hearing today at the state Capitol.

Bill and his daughter Clare found this freshly shed moose antler while out grooming the ski trail at Sawbill

West End News

It is certainly good news that the wolf population in Minnesota has recovered to the point where it no longer requires special federal protection.

Cook County Courthouse

Courthouse security measures taken by commissioners

Since the courthouse shooting in December, Cook County commissioners have been considering security measures for the safety of the public and courthouse staff.

Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb (CFL) - Photo by Armin Kübelbeck

Dr. Seth Moore: Mercury in the Environment - Part II

January 25, 2012

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

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