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Lake County Journal

Petrell Creek in Lake County. The Lake County Journal airs the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m.

  • 4th Thursday 7-8pm
Genre: 
Variety

Lake County Journal is a one-hour radio show featuring music, adventure, and stories about life in Lake County, Minnesota. 


What's On:
Wolverine

Gus's Wild Side: Wolverines

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Gus tells us about his experience with - and thoughts about - the wolverine.

You can listen to Gus' Wild Side on Lake County Journal on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.

(Photo by Jeffrey Lewis on Wikimedia Commons)


 

Sunny's Back Yard: Mud Season

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It's been a lingering winter with "cement" snow, sleet, freezing rain and even a thunderstorm. But there are signs of spring out there -- even in the midst of mud season.

Sunny's Backyard is a regular feature on the Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. 


 

Gus' Wild Side: Working in the Sugar Bush

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Gus shares his experiences working in a local sugar bush, an annual spring ritual.

You can listen to Gus' Wild Side on Lake County Journal on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.

(Photo by Sterling College on Flickr)


 
One of Sunny's Huskies

Sunny's Back Yard: Early Spring Challenges and Adventures

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In this episode from late March, Sunny shares some the mental challenges of a lingering winter, and some of the adventures….

Sunny's Backyard is a regular feature on the Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. 
 


 
Merlin

Lake County Compass: Where Are the Spring Birds?

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Jim Lind, former avian ecologist at the University of Minnesota, tells us what late winter and early spring birds he's been seeing -- and due to the severe winter we've had -- what birds he's not been seeing.  He also brings us up to date on what we can expect as the season progresses.

Lake County Compass is a regular feature on the Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. 

 

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Gus' Wild Side: Falling Through River Ice

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Gus tells us about his experience falling through ice on a northwoods river....

You can listen to Gus' Wild Side on Lake County Journal on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.
 


 
Snowy Road in Lake County

Sunny's Back Yard: February

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Sunny shares her past February adventures as well as recent observations from her back yard.

Sunny's Backyard is a regular feature on the Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m. 


 
Gus and Maggie

Gus' Wild Side - Cache Lake Country

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Gus' Wild Side is a regular feature on Lake County Journal, heard on the fourth Thursday of each month from 7 to 8 p.m.


 
Winter Sun

Sunny's Back Yard: Winter Solstice

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A northwoods winter can be long and dark but we come to expect it and find ways to cope. 


 
Winter

Gus' Wild Side: An Abrupt Ending to Fall Yields Instant Winter

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Winter debuts by dumping three feet of snow at once.   Once again we are reminded of why it never pays to procrastinate.