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News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!


 
What's On:
Moon & Sunset

Northern Sky: Lyrid Meteor Shower & Walpurgisnacht

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


ISD 166 Campus

CCHS Band Students talk about Spring Trip

The Cook County High School Band recently returned from a special trip to Memphis, Tennessee and Orlando, Florida.


 
A hungry squirrel, captured near Gunflint Lodge

Wildersmith April 13

With April rapidly reaching its half way point, the boundary country weather has leveled off into being more typical.


Snowshoe hares are making the transition to spring along the Gunflint

Wildersmith April 6

This first weekend in April finds the north woods celebrating the full pink maple sugar moon.


 
The Great Warm Wake from the NASA Earth Observatory

West End News April 5

Now that March is in the record books, it's not surprising that this March was officially the warmest since records have been kept.


"Sol...exploded over the panorama with an eye-catching bronzy autumn-like sunset"

Wildersmith March 30

As the northland wraps up an unusual March, there has been a lot of speculation and excitement about ice-out on upper trail lakes.


 
Image Carah Thomas / Graphic Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: A Dangerous, Dangerous Business

Joe Duffy has spent the better part of his 70 some years fishing on the Big Lake.


Global land-ocean temperature index

West End News March 29

The ice left Sawbill Lake on Tuesday, March 27. This is the earliest ice-out date since records started being kept back in the 1930s.


 
Isle Royale wolf pack - photo by John Vucetich, Michigan Technological University.

Dr. Rolf Peterson on Isle Royale's wolves

The National Park Service has begun an internal review of the wolf population and wildlife dynamics on Isle Royale.


Rick DeFoe and family

Anishinaabe Way: Fond du Lac Elder Rick DeFoe

Fond du Lac elder Rick DeFoe gave a brief interview while attending an anti-sulfide mining rally in Duluth, Minneosta in March of 2012, for this edition of Anishinaabe Way. 

He discusses the role of tribes in protecting clean water, including children in such activities, and talks about the importance of eagles to Anishinaabe people.