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Youth Show February 7

This week on the Youth Show, we were honored to have teacher Pam Taylor in the studio to talk about her breast cancer diagnosis.


Alpine Skier (The Forum News/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Alpine Ski Team

The Cook County High School Alpine Ski Team just got back from a successful Sections.


Pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness (audreyjm529/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews teacher Pam Taylor on breast cancer diagnosis

Pam Taylor is a teacher at Cook County High School and the CCHS Girls Volleyball coach. Last year, she was diagnosed with breast cancer.


Czarina shares another original poem, Untitled #6 (ed__209/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #6

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show.


Splake

Local fish report for Friday, February 8

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware it looks as though we’re finally getting out of the really cold spell and into some decent fishing weather…but things were


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Viking girls win at basketball; SBA girls hockey and CCHS Nordic ski seasons come to an end

Leah Utities cut loose for 22 points as the Cook County Vikings beat Duluth Marshall Thursday night, 65-46, in a game played at the high school gym in Grand Marais.


Moose

Moose population drops dramatically; no hunting season

A recently completed aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota indicates the rate of population decline has accelerated dramatically.


Moose capture - photo courtesy the Minnesota DNR.

West End News: February 7

Two of the young Norwegian film makers who where around the county last summer have returned for the month of February to finish their interactive, multimedia project about Norwegian Americans on Minn


Where did all of our caribou go? (Papa Marina's/Flickr)

Out There: Rudolph, the red-tape reindeer

If a reintroduction effort in the 1990s hadn’t been scuttled, northern Minnesota would now be home to many sleighs’ worth of reindeer.
 


Sen. Charles "Chuck" Wiger

Sen. Wiger talks about moose, budget and gun legislation

Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes parts of Ramsey and Washington counties in the northeastern Twin Cities Metro.


WTIP Photographer Stephan Hoglund Captures Snow Sculpture in the Making

Grand Marais area resident Rick Skoog carves a snow sculpture in Harbor Park on a cold January day. 

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"The Scenic Route" features local and regional music (fensterbme/Flickr)

Scenic Route

on WTIP Friday 4-5pm.
Genre: 
Local & Regional Music

A showcase of local and regional music.

Bears - carving by Keith Morris & Elise Kyllo (photo by Nace Hagemann)

Winter Arts Festival features snow sculptures around county

The Grand Marais Art Colony's annual Winter Arts Festival, January 25 - February 1, is comprised of two unique events, a Winter Plein Air  and Snow Carving Symposium.  


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill supports DNR season closure: "Moose is iconic."

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today the moose population in Northeastern Minnesota has dropped 35 percent from last year.


Local fish consumption advisories include Lake Trout (photo USFWS)

Dr. Seth Moore: Tribe participating in mercury health study

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


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