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:
Ducklings - photo by Vicki Biggs-Anderson

Magnetic North: Bird brains and other family members

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where I’m in a spot of bother with ducks…my ducks, primarily.


Grand Portage band member Susan Zimmerman

Anishinaabe Way: Susan Zimmerman on Wild Rice

According to the Anishinaabe Migration Story, the People would know their home where they found the place where food grows on water.

 
The Land of Dreams

West End News: October 10

A new program at the Birch Grove Community Center is starting up this week.  “Second Sunday Fundays” is just what it sounds like, fun activities for people of all ages from 3:30 to 6:


Zodiacal Light (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Mars, stars & zodiacal light

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


 
Autumn has arrived...! (Photo by Bryan Hansel)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 4

Border country offers a “Boozhoo” (welcome) to October. September ended on a stunning note throughout the Gunflint corridor.


Cook County Higher Education

West End News: October 3

I am a huge fan of Cook County Higher Education.


 
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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 27th

            There have been big changes in the scenery since we last met along the Trail.


Wild Rice harvest

Moments in Time: Ojibwe elder Billy Blackwell tells the story of wild rice

Wild rice was an important food source for early Native Americans in this region.  


 
Bill Hansen with African friends in Nairobi, Kenya.

West End News: September 26

There is still time to make your plans for the 18th Annual North Shore Health Care Golf Scramble, which will be held at Superior National in Lutsen this Sunday, Sept. 29. 


There is so much to see in the night & daytime skies in the next few weeks (Bill Dickinson/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Comets & constellations dominate the late Sept. sky

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