New Energy Transition Lab's goal: Shift economy toward renewable energy

Dr. Hari Osofsky is faculty director of the Energy Transition Lab, a new project of the U of MN Institute on the Environment. Dick spoke with her recently about why the Lab was set up, what they hope to accomplish, and why energy efficiency and renewables are so important. You can learn more about the Institute on the Environment here


Dave & Amy Freeman back from 2,000-mile expedition Paddle to D.C.

Amy and Dave Freeman just returned from canoeing, portaging and sailing over 2,000 miles from northern Minnesota to Washington, D.C. to observe the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, and to bring attention to the issue of mining near the Boundary Waters. Dave TerSteeg caught up with them Dec. 12, and they have great stories to tell. You can learn more about their adventure and mission here.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather: Rain turning to snow with seasonal temperatures

Rain turning to snow, followed by more seasonal temperatures. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about this week's weather.

School News from Oshki Ogimaag: December 15

Raina and Ariana report the latest School News.

Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count scheduled for December 20

If you have an interest in birds you may want to participate in this Saturday’s Audubon Christmas Bird Count. WTIP host Yvonne Mills spoke with Jeremy Ridlbauer on North Shore Morning.&nbsp

Cook County School News: Winter Concert

The Cook County Schools Music Department is hosting its annual Winter Concert Tuesday, December 16, at 7:00 pm in the high school gym.

Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for December 13

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.

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Northern Sky: December 13

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Min


Exciting New Images for Organizations - December 6, 2014

Rethinking Organizations is a self-published book by Frederic Laloux.  He shows how organizational forms have mirrored our evolving consciousness.


Accepting What Shows Up - November 29, 2014

It can be quite freeing to learn how to accept what shows up versus how it "should" have been.


What Do You Focus On? November 22, 2014

Do I focus on resistance or what I am trying to create?

Geminids Meteor

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 6th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

HOT DISH gatherings

Cook County Community Center, Log Cabin, Grand Marais
Fri, 02/13/2015 - 6:30pm - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 6:30pm

HOT DISH is a place for young folks of Cook County to find community, meet new people, and share art, music, writing and food. Gatherings are held on the second Friday of each month at 6:30

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: December 12

Headed toward the midpoint of the month and the north woods winter has become a big frump. Our area is going on nearly two months since we had any worthwhile precipitation.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: December 11

Amelia and Lynden report the latest School News.

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