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Doug Jensen, Minnesota Sea Grant

Invasive species to be a summer-long topic on WTIP

Invasive species are hitchhikers and to a large degree depend upon us to spread them around, whether inland waters or Lake Superior.


April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Kind words and praise for both children and adults can play a role in prevention. 


Prof. Nigel Wattrus

Large "donuts" on the bottom of Lake Superior have geologic history

Scientists are puzzled by large donut shapes on the deep bottom of Lake Superior. But Prof. Nigel Wattrus  at UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory has a theory. WTIP Jay Andersen spoke with Prof.


Radio listeners

Weekend News Roundup for March 29

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Faroe Stamp by Martin Morck (wikimedia)

Mapping Mystery at the Johnson Heritage Post

Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church hosts an annual spring show focusing on the overlap between creativity and spirituality.  This year’s show, ‘Mapping Mystery’ opens &nb


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Time to sign up for Code Red for your cell phone

Code Red is an early warning system that law enforcement would like to roll out soon.


The Presque Isle: Great Lakes Tug

Presque Isle on Spring Break?

Tug and icebreaker activity has been visible off shore in the Grand Marais area.  WTIP’s Debbie Benedict spoke with Jim Sharrow of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority who t


Sue Hakes

Hakes receives Bush Fellowship as "exceptional leader"

Cook County Commissioner Sue Hakes is a 2014 recipient of the Bush Foundation’s leadership fellowship.


Getting Home Canned Goods to Market...Safely

Cook County Extension is co-hosting a webinar Friday March 28th on the home preparation of canned goods for commercial sale.  If you’re thinking about selling your home cann


Mysteries of Lake Superior

Mysteries of Lake Superior, from Top to Bottom

The Lake Superior Binational Forum hosts ‘the Mysteries of Lake Superior, from Top to Bottom’, Friday March 28th.  It&rsquo