DayBreak

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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:
Steelhead

Points North: On a Cold River, A Newcomer Pays His Dues

Soft rain sprinkles came to an end at bedtime. During the night, a strong wind blew in from the north. A dusting of snow and clear skies greeted us at daybreak.


Dave Zentner (Shawn Perich)

Points North: Outdoors, Age Doesn’t Matter

Sometimes, it’s not what you do so much as the company you keep. This spring, I had very different, but equally enjoyable, outdoor experiences.


 
Will Minnesota Fishing and Boating Stop Being Fun?

Points North: Will Minnesota Fishing and Boating Stop Being Fun?

Minnesota boaters are now required to stick a new decal on all watercraft from kayaks to sea planes under penalty of law.


Jay Cooke State Park in Carlton, MN

Points North: An Elephant for Easter

On an Easter Sunday drive, we saw an elephant. Since this was our first Minnesota elephant sighting, we pulled off the highway to get a better look.


 
"The use of this land for activities ranging from hiking to hunting to logging is taken for granted"

Points North: Will We Pay for Access to Public Land?

The Minnesota Legislature wants to make more money from the state’s School Trust Lands.


Rainbow Trout

Points North: Let’s Hear It for Hatcheries

When you catch a fish, do you ever think about its origins? It might have been naturally spawned where you caught it or reared in a hatchery hundreds of miles away.


 
Rep. Kurt Zellers (second from left) with (left to right) Majority Leader Matt Dean, Gov. Mark Dayton & Rep. Joe Hoppe

Points North: Outdoor Banquet Serves Political Indigestion

The old saw “never turn down a free lunch” is good advice, even if it takes some effort to reach the table. Recently, I took an afternoon off and drove to St. Paul for a free dinner.


"Tovar's doctor and his wife suggested adding animal products to his diet might help him feel better"

Points North: When A Vegan Goes Hunting

Tovar Cerulli has AOH, an increasingly common syndrome. The symptoms appeared in his 30s and were somewhat of a surprise. AOH is the acronym for what Cerulli terms Adult Onset Hunting.


 
To permit the common man to derive enjoyment, if not sustenance, from a public resource, we limit angling to catch and release"

Points North: New Hunter-Gatherers Need to Know the Conservation Story

Recently, a chef who wrote a book about hunting and cooking was interviewed on Minnesota Public Radio. She talked about making a recent trip to Colorado to do a cooking demonstration.


Ann Ward unloads a kiln full of bowls for the upcoming fundraiser/photo by Joan Farnam

Empty Bowls fundraiser draws attention to growing demand for food support

Empty Bowls, an international event to raise money to fight hunger while promoting art and community action, takes place at the First Congregation Church in Grand Marais this coming Thursday.