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Brad Moore

PolyMet copper mine timetable slowed again

The proposed PolyMet copper mine in northeastern Minnesota is facing more delays in the timetable to finish its environmental review.


Conductor Bill Beckstrand

Community Christmas Concert: Rehearsals & Reflections

This year’s performances of the annual Community Christmas Concert in Grand Marais drew capacity crowds, December 4 & 5th.  In this feature, WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson talks with conductor and composer Bill Beckstrand, now in his second year as director.  Mark also recorded parts of the final rehearsal and spoke with orchestra and chorus members.


Gunflint Hills golf course

Golf, park entry and reservations around the corner

The city’s Gunflint Hills golf course is going to need more capital money and the Rec Park’s “Community Connection” goes back to the drawing board.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 board to meet on superintendent contract

Members of the Cook County school board are set to meet next week to hammer out a contract for Superintendent Beth Schwarz. According to board chair Mary Sanders the board will meet 8:30 a.m.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather looks typical for this time of year -- but not much snow in the forecast

It’s going to snow, but probably not here. It’s cold, but it’ll warm up.


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What our local drought conditions mean to the Arrowhead

This year, particularly the last few months have been dry in Northern Minnesota. Dry to the point of drought.


Behind The Work: The Herring Roe Harvest

Joan and Bob Burrows work at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais each fall during the herring roe harvest.

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John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

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PO Box 500
Duluth, MN 55801
United States
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218-722-7631
Seeing snow-covered trees is "kind of like meeting up with some old friends that have been long obscured on a summer vacation"

Wildersmith December 2

After a Thanksgiving run to Iowa for a family visit, the Smiths are back in the woods. One thing for which I continue to be thankful is that “wonder dog” from over on Hungry Jack Lake.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Round-up for Dec. 3

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


Gray wolf howling

Delisting the wolf population is topic on WTIP’s First Thursday

Wolves are about to be taken off the federal endangered species list and will be managed by state and tribal authorities.


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The IgNobel Awards: Research that makes you laugh, then think...

Ever thought of a wasabi-based fire alarm? One of the 2011 IgNobel Award winners did. Buck chatted Nov. 25 with Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, about the awards.


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