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Bicyclists compete in a race (Vincent Brown/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Ben Seaton on pro athletes & drug testing

Seniors in the UMD College in the Schools writing class are writing a series of papers on controversial topics in anticipation of the Night of the Notorious event on January 7.

A photo of Susan

Anishinaabe Way: Susan Zimmerman

Susan Zimmerman is a Grand Portage band member who spent her early childhood on Hungry Jack Lake.  She is an avid hunter, fisherwoman, and wild ricer who also makes baskets and decorative gourds that are rooted in traditional crafts. Anishinaabe Way series producer Staci Drouillard met with her last fall in Grand Portage, where she was in the final days of her annual moose hunt.

Mayan Calendar (Thierry Ehrmann/Flickr)

Youth Take: What non-essential thing(s) would you bring with you at the end of the world?

December 21 is the end of the world (according to some), so on this week's Youth Take, we asked students "What non-essential thing would you bring with you at the end of the world?" List

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: December 20

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!

Czarina brings us another original poem, "Untitled Poem #4" (Photo by Angie Garrett/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #4

Czarina Crow is a Youth Radio Project producer and one of the hosts for the Saturday Youth Mix Show on WTIP. Each week, she shares one of her original poems with us.

Cook County High School

School News from Cook County Middle School, December 21

Last week, Cook County Middle School students participated in a New Frontiers Courage retreat. The purpose of this fun and exciting event was to help middle school students learn to face their fears.

Gunflint Trail (Ben Edwards/Flickr)

Wildersmith December 21

Keying this week’s Gunflint scoop, I find the heavens are aligned, finally signaling the first day of winter.

Snowshoe Hare (Denali National Park & Preserve/Flickr)

Points North: Taking a Break on Christmas Day

Christmas vacation once meant rabbits. Duluth's suburban outback where I grew up was bursting with bunnies. Cottontails inhabited backyards.

Mara gives some suggestions on how to deal with the end of the world (Gary Martin/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: End of the World

Before the Christmas Holiday can begin, let’s first get past the end of the world.

"We wish you a Merry Christmas" at WTIP

Great Expectations School's Bear Cubs visited WTIP's studios on December 20, 2012 to record several holiday songs.

Moose on Sawbill Trail (Photo by Tom Spence)

West End News December 20

Lutsen native Molly Rider is planning to paddle the entire Mississippi River this summer, starting at Lake Itasca and ending in New Orleans.

Michael Monroe. Photo by Jim Brandenberg

Artist Open House features Michael Monroe

Michael Monroe has been making music for 40 years -- 20 of them in Cook County.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently visited with Michael about his unique creative process for Artist Open House.

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Youth Show December 13

This week on the show, we bring you a brand-new edition of the Youth Take, where we asked people around town what they think about the rights of employers to access their employees' Facebook pages

Let it snow!

A little snow for the season?

Expect a little snow, expect a little cold. In other words it’s December, but not too hard to take. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Commissioner Tony Sertich

IRRRB funds area public works projects

Three north shore projects received funding this week from the IRRRB.
WTIP’s Jay Andersen sdpoke with Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board Commissioner Tony Sertich.

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