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Youth Show August 2

This week’s Youth Show: Traditions!


Chinook salmon

Local fish report for Friday, August 3

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s still the big lake where the action is.


Photo courtesy Banadad Trail Association: www.banadad.org

Banadad Trail to get an upgrade

The Banadad Trail Association is undertaking a fundraising campaign to construct a new section of the trail and enlarge the parking area on the trail’s west end.


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Math and reading assessment results are mixed

The Minnesota Department of Education released statewide assessment results today showing that students in grades 3 – 8 are making gains in reading and math.


Thumbs up!

Best of Ourselves: July 28 - "Positivity"

In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - we are not wired to savor the positive moments in our life, yet if we do, we can cul


Heart photo by Frank Vincentz

Best of Ourselves: July 14 - "Tolerance"

In this edition of "The Best of Ourselves" with Marcia Hyatt - How do we hold our hearts open when people disappoint us or see things differently than us?


Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson - Photo by Stephan Hoglund

The Joe Paulik Band plays Studio A

The Joe Paulik Band stopped by The Roadhouse July 27 to chat and play a few songs. Joe Paulik is on guitar and vocals, Jessi Nicholson sings, and John Mianowski plays bass guitar. Drummer Rick Brandenburg and fiddler Max Bichel joined them later that evening at the Raven's Nest above the Gun Flint Tavern in Grand Marais.


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Amy Shaw on community engagement by public media, and why it matters

Amy Shaw, senior VP at Nine Network of Public Media, St. Louis, visited Grand Marais recently. Bob spoke with her July 27 about what community engagement is, and why it's essential for public radio and TV to keep community engagement at the center of all they do.


Do Not Disturb

Lodging tax revenues for June rebound

Lodging tax revenues for the sixth month of 2012 were up compared to June of last year county-wide.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Water rescues highlight month's law enforcement work

River rescues, a Dragon Boat capsizes and we’re into Fisherman’s Picnic.


American toad after tadpole stage

Little toads are on parade this summer

One of the small wonders of our north shore woods are little creatures on parade.  Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about the transformatio


Blue gree algae

Pond scum found in warming waters of Lake Superior

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — State park officials have found pond scum on the waters of Lake Superior, a discovery that might be linked to warmer water temperatures.


Amy Marie Schmidt

Whooping cough is on the rise in the state, but so far not locally

So far, so good.   There’s no reported cases of whooping cough in the county....yet.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic nurse Amy Marie Schmidt about p


Carol Christenson

Warm but a little wet this week

The week ahead looks on and off rainy. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about weather for the Picnic.


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Surveillance by unmanned aircraft...is our privacy at stake?

Buck spoke July 27 with Chuck Samuelson, executive director of the MN chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which recently released a report on the growing domestic use of unmanned aircraft for surveillance. They discussed how this increasing use of drones to watch and collect information on American citizens could affect our privacy and liberties.


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