North Shore Weekend

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  • Saturday 7-10am
Genre: 
Variety
Host CJ Heithoff brings you this Saturday morning show, created at the request of WTIP listeners.  North Shore Weekend features three hours of community information, features, interviews, and music. It's truly a great way to start your weekend on the North Shore. Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP’s North Shore Weekend are made possible with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 


 
What's On:
Learn more about what there is to see in the night sky during mid-May (satosphere/Flickr)

Northern Sky: In mid-May, catch Jupiter, Saturn, Corvus

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


WTIP

West End News: May 2

“Will the ice be out for the opening of fishing?” seems to be the question on everyone’s mind these days.  Predicting the ice-out date is notoriously difficult, but I’m go


 
Nosey Rosey

Nosey Rosey April 26

Talk about snow on the Gunflint Trail! One small resident is fed up with it. In this commentary, our favorite canine correspondent, Nosey Rosey, brings us another report from Hungry Jack.


Cook County Ramble

West End News: April 25

The Cook County Ramble that I mentioned last week was a huge success.  It brought many of Cook County’s talented musicians to Cascade Lodge Pub to pay musical tribute to the life of Levon H


 
Wildersmith shares a squirrel story in this week's column (Loren Sztajer/Flickr)

Wildersmith April 19

The calendar says spring, but our north country landscape indicates otherwise.  At the time of this keyboard exercise, little progress has been made on recognizing spring characteristics.


Check out the Spring constellations during the end of April & beginning of May (David DeHetre/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower & more in early May

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


 
Yellow-rumped warbler

West End News: April 18

 Feeding the birds outside your living room window is almost taken for granted here in the West End.  Watching birds at the feeder is such constant part of life that it often takes a visitor


Travis Novitsky's "Aurora Storm"

Anishinaabe Way: Johnson Loud Jr.

Johnson Loud Jr. is a potter, a painter, and an Episcopal Priest who has served his parish at Prairie Island, Minnesota for 15 years. He is from the Red Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Northern Minnesota.


 
Moose cow and calf.

Dr. Seth Moore: MN Zoo moose calf mortality study

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


Fred Smith brings us the latest from the Gunflint Trail (Matt Wan/Flickr)

Wildersmith April 12

Fred Smith is a native Iowan and retired high school athletic administrator now living on the upper Gunflint Trail with his wife Fran.