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School News from Birch Grove: October 20

Arlo reports the latest School News.

Casey Fitchett - Sawtooth Mountain Bike Race

WTIP Community Producer Casey Fitchett volunteered at the 2015 Sawtooth Mountain Challenge Bike Race in Grand Marais. 
Here she talks to some of the people involved in the race.

Sunny's huskies

Sunny's Back Yard: Adopting two huskies

Adopting dogs that need homes can be rewarding but challenging. Sunny tells us about 20 years of living with - and loving - huskies. 

Members of the adventuring team take a break in northern Canada

Quebec paddlers talk about trip to Arctic

Though we have no shortage of outdoor adventurers who live throughout the WTIP listening area, news reporter Joe Friedrichs recently spoke with a group of Canadian explorers who took the term “o


Pete K rocks the Roadhouse

Local blues guitarist Pete Kavanaugh stopped by Studio A Oct. 16 on his way to a gig at Cascade. You can hear and learn more here.

North Woods Naturalist: Late October

October is winding down and we are definitely into fall. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the shift from autumn toward winter.

'Making It through Fall' at North House Folk School

From keeping your kitchen knives sharp to sourdough bread….to learning to get along without duct tape….the Making It Through Fall sessions at North House have a lot to offer. WTIP v

Field Notes: American Robin

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for Field N

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New MNHS exhibit explores Twin Cities suburban culture

A new exhibit at the Minnesota History Center creates a picture of Twin Cities suburban life from after World War II to the 1970s. Dan Spock, director of the center, joined Will Moore Oct. 16 to talk about the exhibit and why the suburbs are and were such an important cultural phenomenon. You can learn more about the exhibit here.

new Arrowhead Co-op community solar array

Community solar: What it is and how it works

Cook County's local electric co-op, Arrowhead, recently installed a community solar array, and members can subscribe to the output. We wanted to learn more, so we talked with Prof. Kathryn Milun of the Institute on the Environment and UMD, who has been studying community solar and developed a project called the Solar Commons. You can learn more about Arrowhead's local project here

A Year in the Wilderness: October 15 - Traveling through Pagami Creek burn area

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 travelling the BWCAW.

'Walking School Bus' scheduled for October 21

All students are welcome to walk or bike with the 'Walking School Bus' group on October 21.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Inching toward fall: on again, off again weather

According to the National Weather Service, the week looks ‘fall-ish.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Stargazing {Caroline /Flickr}

Northern Sky: October 17

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for October 17

 Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

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