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Pastor Kris Garey talks about her governor father

Kristin Garey is pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland. Her father was the 31st governor of Minnesota, Karl Rolvaag and her grandfather was a famous Norwegian immigrant novelist.

Bump and Barbara Jean on WTIP

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 16th

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 July 16

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Salt Lake City and the Watsatch range

Points North: In Utah, Finding Wilderness on the Edge of Town

Utah's Watsatch Range is known as a skiing mecca, where a winter's accumulation of snow may measure 500 inches or more.

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Lima Green Project field trip Monday

The Forest Service is currently accepting public comments on a proposal for forest vegetation management in the mid Gunflint Trail area.  The Lima Green Project area encompasses nearly 49,000 acr

Gordon Thorne live on WTIP


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Youth Radio Project Sophmore Owen Hoglund


Do your children hang out with kids older than they are? This common occurrence often concerns parents. But what if kids are just trying to find friends with common interests?

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It's All Up Hill From Here

While biking may be a quintessential summer activity, for Youth Radio Project Junior Shawn Neuwirth it is a nightmare.

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State shutdown could impact Fishermen's Picnic

The state government shutdown is hitting close to home. Fishermen’s Picnic is just around the corner.

Fishing is a favorite summer pastime at Sawbill Outfitters

West End News: July 14

I had the good luck last week to be invited to help out with the entertainment for the first annual Hopped Up Caribou Beer Festival at Caribou Highlands at Lutsen Mountains.


Harriet Boostrom Taus shares stories of the early days & her pioneer parents, Charlie and Petra Boostrom

Harriet Boostrom Taus, one of the children of Cook County pioneers Charlie and Petra Boostrom, visited with Buck recently about her parents and the early days of the Gunflint Trail. Her father came to Cook County 100 years ago this month.


Outdoors writer Sam Cook on how state shutdown is affecting outdoor pursuits

Bob spoke July 8 with Duluth News-Tribune outdoors writer Sam Cook about how the state shutdown is affecting fishing, state parks, conservation efforts, and more.


Community Fund announces 2011 awards

The Cook County Community Fund has granted more than $11,000 to nonprofit organizations in Cook County for 2011.

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