Hi, It’s Lynden Blomberg here. I recently joined WTIP’s Youth Radio Program and I am very happy to be part of it! I am in 8th grade and I go to Great Expectations School.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources offers courses to certify youth for safe and legal hunting in the state. The youth classroom course is designed for ages 11-15.
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Twin Cities-based bluegrass band The Thirsty River (Jake Jungbauer, guitar; Mike Store, bass; Evan Jungbauer, banjo; Ben Jungbauer, mandolin; Dave Anderson, keyboards/percussion) made their first appearance on WTIP last week. Listen for great original tunes and stories of how the band came to be. You can learn more about The Thirsty River here. Their new CD comes out in June.
Four women (Steph Branchaud, Chelsea Froemke, Tessa Larson & Whitney Vogel) set out May 29 from Seagull Lake with plans to canoe all the way to Hudson Bay, about 1,239 miles over some very tough terrain. Dick caught up with them a few days before they left to learn more about their hopes for this trip to benefit Wilderness Canoe Base--and about challenges as well. You can follow Journey 4 Renewal here.
The summer season has started in Cook County, and that means a lot more people walking and driving around.
In a great instance of serendipity, Bill Camplin, songwriter and proprieter of the renowned Cafe Carpe in Fort Atkinson, WI, finds himself on the North Shore and behind the mic in WTIP's Studio A.
The Le Grand du Nord Bike Race took place in Cook County and Grand Marais on Saturday during the holiday weekend.
An event was held at the Cook County Courthouse on Monday morning, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs has this report.
The Cook County Vikings baseball team ended the regular season Wednesday, May 25 with a 14-4 victory over Silver Bay. The Vikings finished the regular season 11-4.
Where just six months ago it appeared likely there could be two Dollar General stores between Silver Bay and Grand Marais, there are now uncertainties if any will be built. WTIP’s Joe Fried