Several teams of search crews have been focused on Swan Lake in the BWCAW looking for 23 year old Ty Sitter of Janesville, WI.
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.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a roundup of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
Buck spoke June 3 with Mike Schrage, wildlife biologist for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, about what he's learned about moose through years of research and study. Mike was the featured speaker at the North House Folk School Boreal Birding and Northern Landscapes Festival June 4.
Jim Miller, Hovland musician and member of the band Blueberry Jam, brought his guitar to The Roadhouse May 27 to chat with Bob and play a few tunes.
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According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, word is the walleyes were shallow last week and the bite has slowed -- so try a little deeper.
Linguistics expert and Oxford University Press blogger Prof. Anatoly Liberman spoke with Bob May 27 about his ongoing dictionary project to find the real origin of nearly 1,000 disputed English words.
Mike Crook, prescribed fire specialist with the USFS in Grand Marais, stopped by Studio A May 27 to talk with Buck and Bob about his recent working trip to Ethiopia, where he helped teach effective prescribed fire practices to the local residents.
There is no denying that the bugs are bad this year. Over the Memorial Day weekend, we sold almost 200 head nets and bug shirts.
The Grand Marais Park Board met on June 7. Music in Harbor Park, an outdoor classroom project proposal and plans for a new footpath entrance to the Rec Park were on the agenda.
It’s deer tick season and these are the ticks that carry Lyme Disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoken with Dr. Sandy Stover about the deer tick collection at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.
From the Arctic to the Everglades, impacts like rising sea levels, warmer temperatures, loss of sea ice, and changing precipitation patterns are affecting the species Americans care about, the se