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WTIP receives awards from the Minnesota Associated Press

WTIP is being recognized for several features produced by station staff and volunteers in the 2010 Minnesota AP Broadcasters Awards.

WTIP’s Ada Igoe received first place in the writing category for her commentary entitled “Of Woods and Words: The Wave”.

Receiving honorable mentions were “Magnetic North: Rite of Passage—Boiling Bear Bait” by Vicki Biggs-Anderson, “Points North: After Centuries of Wildlife Destruction, Have We Learned Anything?” by Shawn Perich, “Walking the Old Road:Katie’s Point” by Staci Lola Drouillard, “Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps” by Ada Igoe, and “History Speaks: Rails, Mines, Madams, and Crooks” by Barbara Jean Johnson.

The Associated Press is the world’s oldest and largest news gathering organization. The cooperative of newspapers, radio stations and television stations provides text, audio, graphics, video, photos and technology to more than 15,000 news outlets worldwide.

All of WTIP’s stories singled out for recognition from the Associated Press explore the rich culture of our North Shore region.