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Campfire restriction lifted in BWCAW

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about local post offices and college loans

College loan affordability and reducing hours at rural post offices. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U. S. Senator Al Franken this morning on “Daybreak.”


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Titambe Dance Ensemble brings West African drum rhythms to Studio A

Buck and Bob hosted four members of the Titambe Dance Ensemble May 18 for chat and music. Director Christian Adeti and his group drummed and danced at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais the next evening.


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Study aims to help smokers stop by finding out why quitting's so painful

Buck spoke May 18 with Dr. Mustafa al'Absi, professor of behavioral medicine at UMD and director of the Duluth Medical Research Institute, about a study he's conducting on why people who quit smoking have increased sensitivity to pain. Dr. al'Absi specializes in how stress affects the brain. To learn more about the study, you can call 218 726 8896.


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The remarkable rose-breasted grosbeak

One of the showiest birds at the feeder, as well as one of the most vocally proficient is the rose-breasted grosbeak.  Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist C


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Author and theologian James Douglass on his new book, "Gandhi and the Unspeakable"

Bob spoke May 18 with James Douglass, theologian, teacher, and author of "Gandhi and the Unspeakable: His Final Experiment with Truth," about Gandhi's remarkable life and what made his non-violent practice so powerful.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 has a contract with teacher's union

ISD 166 has certified a contract for the 2011-13 school year and approved a district literacy plan.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

"A dark and stormy week"

A sunny start to the week, but thunderstorms thereafter.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson who predicts a wet week.


Gray wolf

DNR outlines wolf season details -- a two part hunt and trap

Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season will be conducted this fall and winter.


Anna Hess

Anna Hess featured on "Artist Open House"

Anna Hess has lived in many parts of the country, and painted when she was there.


30- to 49-year-olds are increasingly moving to rural communities like ours

U of M study finds increase in 30- to 49-year-olds moving to rural communities

There’s a lot of talk about how more and more young people are leaving rural communities like ours.


Mark Hansen

North House founder is May Third Thursday guest

Years ago he moved to Cook County to build birch bark canoes. He stayed to build one of the most vibrant and important non-profit organizations in Minnesota – North House Folk School.


Ball-A-Vis-X is a series of Balance/Auditory/Vision eXercises.

"Move it in May" - Youth Academics

"Move it in May" is a month-long celebration of active living in Cook County - sponsored by Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, North Shore Health Care Foundation, Health Reform Minnesota, Lloyd K.


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