DayBreak

Photo by Carah Thomas-Maskell

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Genre: 
Variety
Join Jay Andersen and Gary Atwood for a program packed with news, music and some humor.  Listener favorites like For the Birds, The Environment Report, Morning Business Report, and The Predator Moment provide a regular foundation for this program that also covers politics, local news and issues, and, the funnier side to the news. DayBreak airs 7-8 a.m. on weekdays.

 
What's On:
December Snow (SBFettig/Flickr)

Points North: Thawed Out and Waiting for the Winter We Need

At daybreak Saturday morning the night’s darkness lingered, reluctant to retreat from a weak December sun struggling to penetrate the gloom.


 
Deer (MN Photos/Flickr)

Points North: Emptiness Where the Hunting Ought to Be

"Did you ever wonder if you're the only hunter who doesn't have trail cameras set up everywhere?" my friend asked me as we got ready for hunting one morning.


Arctic Bay, Nunavut (Photo by Baine/Flickr)

Points North: Kantner makes life in the Arctic come alive

In recent weeks I’ve played email and telephone tag with Seth Kantner of Kotzebue, Alaska, attempting to set up an interview.


 
Deer

Points North: Young hunter overcomes adrenaline to shoot his first “real deer”

Life is filled with firsts and, last weekend, 15-year-old Joe Hamsmith of Duluth passed a hunting milestone.


Deer (Kent Landerholm/Flickr)

Points North: Deer haul becomes a drag after dark

On the evening before deer season, a spike buck was grazing in my backyard.


 
Shelby runs the Superior Trail 25k. Barely. (Kristian Niemi/Flickr)

Out There: Trail and Error

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


The plains... (Andrew Filer/Flickr)

Points North: Times change, but Freedom is where you find it

We stopped at Smokey’s Place for dinner two nights in a row because we were in the vicinity, even though we drove nearly 20 miles to get there.


 
Shelby tries tenkara—traditional Japanese fly-fishing—and gets laughed at by some trout (David Lor/Flickr)

Out There: Love at First Bite

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


A view from Oberg Mountain (Paul Weimer/Flickr)

Points North: Molpus controversy underscores need to address forest access issues

Not so long ago, northern Minnesota forests offered endless room to roam.