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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:
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. 
 


 
Francie Beaster

Local Music Project with Francie Beaster

In this installment of the Local Music Project, Francie Beaster shares how there has always been time for music in her busy life as wife, mother, piano instructor and church musician.


Bill notes sudden spring thaws have flooded bears out of their dens in the past. Be on the look out!

West End News March 16

Thank you to all the candidates who ran for office in the recent township elections in Schroeder, Tofte and Lutsen.


 
Anishinaabe couple harvesting wild rice on the Bad River / photo Marquette University Archives, graphic Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Water, Language and Culture Intertwined

The history of the Anishinaabeg and Lake Superior is very long. Early French and English documents named the native people Ojibwe or Chippewa. But they call themselves Anishinaabe.


Students from Oshki Ogimaag placing brook trout fry in raceways at Grand Portage Native Fish Hatchery.

Dr. Seth Moore: Fisheries science and kids

March 14, 2012

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.