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Dream of Wild Health saves seeds traditionally cultivated by Native American communities

Diane Wilson is executive director of Dream of Wild Health, a St. Paul nonprofit working to collect and save seeds once cultivated by Indian communities and, in the process, improve health and teach young people about food and well-being. Buck spoke with her Oct. 4 about what they do and why it's important to Native American health.


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Government shutdown commentary by U of MN political science expert

Bob Carter spoke Oct. 4 with Prof. Kathryn Pearson of the U of MN political science department to get her take on the government shutdown, possible strategies of the various players, how it might be resolved, and much more.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Great fall weather ahead

Beautiful weather is ahead for the entire week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christensen.


Emily Marshall

New programs start at "Y"

A number of new programs will be starting up at the community YMCA, plus full and part time job openings are about to be posted.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: September 28th

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.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 5th

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.


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Weekend News Roundup for October 5

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School News: October 3

Vaughn shares the latest School News.


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Local fish report for Friday, October 4

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the stream trout and laker season is over, which leaves the big three until ice-up.


Cook County Higher Education

West End News: October 3

I am a huge fan of Cook County Higher Education.


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Park Board discusses pool closing

Things are winding down at the Grand Marais Rec Park, but some big changes lie in store for the municipal swimming pool.


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Local songwriter Rick Skoog visits The Roadhouse

Rick Skoog, who lives in Cook County and drives a snowplow for MNDOT, has another talent you may not be aware of: songwriting. He stopped in to Studio A Sept. 27 to talk with Buck and Dave Seaton about his songwriting career, living and working in Nashville, and lots more. You'll hear two songs he co-wrote in this interview.


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Chicago-based The Bricklayers mask theatre performs, conducts workshops in Grand Portage

The Bricklayers (Matt Trucano, founding artistic director; Kyle Cadotte, co-founding artistic director, and Jonathan Greene, international theater artist) joined Dave Seaton in Studio A Sept. 27. Conversation ranged from what mask theatre is to why theater and improv are important, and more. They performed Sept. 28 in Grand Portage, and are conducting workshops for students at Oshki Ogimaag Charter School the week of Sept. 30.


Steve Ramberg

Steve Ramberg

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2008

All the ways I contribute to WTIP...
I'm the creator and voice behind Gunflint Notebook.


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Community change expert Rich Harwood on moving forward after tragedy

In the wake of the Navy Yard shootings in Washington, D.C., Buck spoke Sept. 27 with Rich Harwood, founder and president of the D.C.-based Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, and a nationally recognized expert in the fields of community change and crisis. Rich talked about what happens to communities in the aftermath of a crisis, and ways to start and help the healing process.


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