The basic idea of the circular economy is that in production, nothing should be wasted, and everything at the end of its life should be made into something else. Dave talked with Nathaniel Springer, an economist in the U of MN Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, to learn more. Here's a great article about it from the Institute on the Environment (U of MN). Nat also recommends the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a place to learn more.
Acadia National Park is located along the coast of Maine. Gus worked at Acadia as a Park Ranger, and remembers a special story told by a visitor to this beautiful spot.
The county board begins budget talks, which will last through year’s end. Also, the board will act soon on a proposed half-percent sales tax for county transportation needs.
Zebra mussels have managed to find their way into Northwest Minnesota lakes and a new threat is posed with the advance of a macro algae, starry stonewort.
This is the fifth and final segment in WTIP’s series focusing on clean and sustainable water along Lake Superior’s North Shore. This piece describes the concept of preservation vs.
Jordana Greenburg is the fiddler of the progressive Americana group Harpeth Rising.
If you don't know what a meme is, you're in luck. Youth Producer Isak Terrill interviews WTIP's Will Moore on what he thinks a meme is.
Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.