Listen Now
Pledge Now


 
 
Birder Laura Erickson's dog "Photon" in Superior

Swimming in Superior: warmer, sooner

Swimmers may be able to remain in Lake Superior a few minutes longer and perhaps earlier than usual this year – that, according to a report in today’s Minneapolis StarTribune.


Joe Zellner

Zellner wins kayak race

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A Minnesota man won the South Dakota Kayak Challenge on the Missouri River over the holiday weekend.


Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold documentary showing Thursday

The movie "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time" is set to show at 7 p.m.  Thursday, May 31st, at North House Folk School in Grand Marais


Camping in the woods

DNR parks & trails director checks in on the 'start of summer' weekend

Courtland Nelson, director of parks and trails for the Minnesota DNR, talked with Buck May 25 about what's new for the summer season at our state parks. You can learn more at their website here.


darecover.jpg

Dictionary of American Regional English? As we say in these parts...uff da!

Bob spoke May 25 with Dr. Joan Houston Hall, chief editor of the Dictionary of American Regional English, about the completion of the final volume of text (slab-zydeco), the upcoming electronic edition, and how people in different walks of life can use this unique resource. Check out their great websites at www.dare.wisc.edu and http://dare.news.wisc.edu/ for audio clips,  words unique to Minnesota and any number of other regions, and lots more cool stuff.


Cascade River

Weather stays wet for a while

The week ahead holds more rain, but dries up a little mid-week, but the temps are not scorchers.  WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Frosig.


Al Hunter (Photo by Stephan Hoglund)

Anishinaabe Way: Al Hunter

Al Hunter is a citizen of the Anishinaabe Nation within Treaty 3 and a proud member of the Caribou Clan. His poetry has been widely published in journals and anthologies. This edition of Anishinaabe Way features his poem "The Diet,"  from his third book, "Beautiful Razor: Love Poems & Other Lies," released this year by Kegadonce Press.
 


Downy Hawthorn

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - May 26th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Radio "kid lit"

Weekend News Roundup for May 26

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


The CCHS Softball Team just wrapped up their 2012 season

CCHS Softball Team talks about season on Youth PM Show

The CCHS Softball Team just wrapped up its 2012 season.


Iraq Convoy

Youth Radio Project interviews 2010 CCHS graduate & Iraq veteran Paul Samuelson

 2010 CCHS graduate Paul Samuelson recently returned from a tour in Iraq.


Relay for Life

Youth Radio Project: Relay for LIfe

 Last Friday, Cook County Schools participated in the Relay for Life. This event helps to raise funds for the fight against cancer.


Black Bear

Wildersmith May 25

 A nice upset of atmospheric conditions occurred last Sunday up and along the Trail. Miracles will never cease, it rained, marvelous rain!


Flathead Catfish

Points North: In Minnesota Waters, Monsters Exist

Most television fishing shows are only marginally more exciting than watching paint dry.


Image Bryan Hansel / photo Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: A Major Drop

Water levels in Lake Superior have been going down. There is less ice on the lake then there used to be and water temperatures are increasing at twice the rate of air temperatures.


Syndicate content