A research team at the U of MN has developed a sponge that can absorb mercury from a polluted water source in seconds. Dave talked with the team's leader, Prof. Abdennour Abbas, of the department of bioproducts and biosystems engineering at the U. You can learn more about his lab here.
Local singer/songwriter Joe Paulik stopped by Studio A to chat with Dave and CJ, and to play a few songs, both covers and original compositions. Listen for some wonderful whistling, too. Joe's new double album, "Zaspalo Je Siroce," can be found at Birch Bark Books and at Joe's performances around the region.
The award-winning Minnesota SkyVault Theater, from Rochester, was in town for Shakespeare week to perform at Voyageur Brewing. Troupe members Aidan Driscoll and Rebekah Novinger, along with director Daved Driscoll and coordinator Charis O'Neill, stopped by The Roadhouse to preview their delightful original music and chat about their work.
Several hundred residents in Cook County could lose assistance keeping their homes warm next winter under proposed cuts to the federal budget.
Slow but sure we steadily move into spring. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Joe Moore.
At the Legislature, committee chairs are rolling out their proprieties and budgets. The House has a tax bill and a transportation package. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.
Nearly 200 wolves were killed in Minnesota last year. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on how and why wolves are killed by wildlife agents in Minnesota.
The Cook County Sheriff's Office has been working with local ministerial personnel to create a chaplain program. Eight people are now serving as chaplains.
Although spring has been making cameo appearances since the first of the year, it is now official.
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Another Cook County resident wins a Bush Fellowship. Tragedy at the Pigeon River border crossing.
I was sorry to hear this week of Bob Dunn’s passing. A resident of Princeton, MN, Bob and his wife Bette enjoyed much of their retirement time at their home on Caribou Lake near Lutsen.
Lilya, Piper, and Parker report the latest school news.
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The first U.S.-flag lakers departed from the Port of Duluth-Superior on Wednesday, March 22, signaling the start of the 2017 commercial shipping season at the farthest inland port on the Great Lakes S
Commissioners have done some restructuring at Health and Human Services as well as considering a “committee of the whole” format. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Com