Youth Voices

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Youth Show: August 14th, 2014

On this edition of the Youth Show, we say goodbye to Audrey Summers, longtime youth producer here at WTIP. Audrey is heading off to bigger and better things at Beloit College.


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Youth Show: August 7th, 2014

This week on the Youth Show the theme is youth growing up and coming of age. Commentaries, vox pops, and interviews all are featured on this edition. 


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Coming of Age

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell immediatly thinks of one thing when he hears the phrase "coming of age."


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Youth Show: July 31st, 2014

It's the Fisherman's Picnic edition of the Youth Radio Project! Featuring content about the Picnic itself,  fairs, fishing, and fun. Also featured is fish-themed music.


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Young Couple, Ohio State Fair

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Youth Producer Audrey Summers read "Young Couple, Ohio State Fair," a poem by Felix Jung.


Running requires motivation...especially during the hot summer months

Fisherman's Picnic 5 Miler

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell's favorite Fish Pic event is the 5 Mile Trail Run at Pincushion Mountain.


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Youth Show: July 24th, 2014

On this edition of the Youth Show, the theme is "change." Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg discusses changing water levels on Lake Superior, students describe how it feels to change from


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Changes

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell recently went to downtown Grand Marais and asked folks about significant changes that they were currently going through or that had affected them earlier on in their live


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Interview with Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about changing water levels

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the impact that it has had on the Grand Marais harbor.


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Youth Show: July 17th, 2014

This week on Youth Show, the theme is "home." What does home mean to you? How does it feel to leave college? Can a person have two homes?


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What does "home" mean to you?

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Last week, during our North Shore Experience Membership Drive, Youth Producer Audrey Summers asked the folks that stopped by, what the word “home” meant to them.


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Childhood Home

Last weekend, Youth Producer Sean MacDonell traveled to his hometown of St. Paul. In this commentary, he describes his feelings upon returning to his old neighborhood.


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Sophie Honeder on Preparing to Leave Grand Marais

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Sophie Honeder, a foreign exchange student from Austria, spent this past year living in Grand Marais. She recently returned to Austria, but before she left, she spoke to us about her new home.


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Almost Homesickness

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Youth Producer Sterling Anderson just finished his first year of college at the Univeristy of Minnesota Duluth, and returned to his hometown for the summer.


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Youth Show: July 10th, 2014

This "North Shore Experience" Membership Drive edition of the Youth Show features commentaries by Youth Producers Sterling Anderson, Audrey Summers, and Sean MacDonell, as well as an intervi


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Summertime

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Youth Producer Sean MacDonell looks into what summer vacation is "really" about for teens living in Cook County.


Uganda. Photo by PeterJBellis via Flickr.

YRP Interview: Maggie McMillan and volunteering in Tanzania

This September, Maggie McMillan will be leaving the United States to volunteer in Tanzania. The Youth Radio Project spoke to Maggie about her upcoming trip.


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Youth Show: June 26th, 2014

This week on the Youth Show, Joey and Audrey share some of their favorite pieces and commentaries from previous shows, while Audrey elaborates on how the Youth Show has helped her.


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What can The Youth Radio Project do for you?

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YRP Producer Audrey Summers has been involved in youth radio for 3 three years.


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Youth Show: June 12, 2014

This week on the Youth Show, we're talking about going abroad. Hear Audrey's new piece on Michaela Peterson's work in Uganda, and listen to interviews with foreign exchange students.


Michaela with her students in Uganda

To Africa and Back: The Michaela Peterson Story, Part 1

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Can you imagine leaving everything you've ever known to go start a new chapter in your life?


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YRP interviews foreign exchange students from UNC- Chapel Hill

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YRP producer Audrey Summers talked to two foreign exchange students from Northern Ireland and Scotland about their experience going to school in the U.S, and what traveling has taught them.


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Youth Show: May 15, 2014

Listen to the May Youth Show to hear great interviews with the senior class, a summer-themed vox pop, and much more!


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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair is an annual event for students to display their original projects. If you didn't make it to the fair this year, here's what you missed.


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Teacher Feature: Melissa Steele

For this Teacher Feature, YRP producer Molly Sietsema talked with Melissa Steele, CCMS math teacher, about her first year in Cook County and her plans for the summer.


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Seniors of the class of 2014

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Graduation is almost here, so Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project interviewed her fellow senior classmates Abbey Sutton, Shannon O'Phelan, and Anna Carman about the big event and their futur


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Book Talk: Adapted for the screen

After a hiatus, the YRP's "Book Talk" feature is back on the air. This time, Haylie Anderson and Joceline Deneweth discuss books that have been turned into movies.


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Untitled Poem #10 from Czarina Crow

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Every month, Youth Radio Project member Czarina Crow shares an original work of poetry. On the May show, she reads a moving, yet hopeful piece.


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Youth Take: What are your plans for the summer?

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The end of the school year is almost here, so Youth Producer Jocelin Deneweth asked her fellow students what they plan on doing this summer.


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ATV Safety Instructor Chuck Silence talks about the upcoming DNR Youth ATV Safety Training Course

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During the month of May, the DNR holds a Youth ATV Safety Training Course for students from the ages of 12-15.