DFL Governor Candidate Forum

On Friday evening five DFL Governor Candidate hopefuls met at Itasca Community College to debate Democratic rural issues. The forum was moderated by Aaron Brown and featured Tina Liebling, Erin Murphy, Rebecca Otto, Paul Thissen and Tim Walz. Gubernatorial candidate Chris Coleman was absent because of a funeral.

Breast Cancer

The latest presentation in Grand Itasca’s “Doc Talk” series took place on Tuesday, October 17 at the Itasca County Family YMCA. The presenter was Dr. Lisa Owens, and she discussed breast cancer. During her presentation she covered: methods for diagnosing, strategies for treatment, and ways of decreasing the risk of getting breast cancer. ICTV staff was in the audience to record this presentation. You can see it on ICTV’s Public Access Channel on Thursday, October 26 at 7:00pm. Check ICTV’s schedule for more air dates and times in the future.

Ruffed Grouse and Woodcock

The Ruffed Grouse Society held its 36th annual National Grouse and Woodcock Hunt this week in and around Grand Rapids. ICTV staff and the host of Just Outdoors, Tom Chapin, was there to see what was going on and to talk with some of the participants and officials for our upcoming show. The conversations were focused on grouse and woodcock, the Ruffed Grouse Society and the hunt - we were even able to get a look into how the birds are weighed and measured.