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Jerry Vandiver, with guest Shy Anne, plays beautiful music in Studio A

Nashville songwriter & musician Jerry Vandiver stopped by The Roadhouse July 20 before his performance at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs that evening. He brought along Shy-Anne, an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer from Northwestern Ontario, and the two chatted with Buck and played a few songs.


Beth Schwarz

ISD166 looking for school board candidates

ISD166 is looking for new school board members, there’s a plan to expand the Industrial Arts program and some new teachers have been added.


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Banadad Trail fundraiser starts

The Banadad Trail Association is undertaking a fundraising campaign to construct a new section of the trail and enlarge the parking on the trail’s west end.  The project will reconstruct th


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Mystery Noise: July 19

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


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Moments in Time: Winter Ice

Art Fenstad is a descendant of a North Shore fishing family. A lot has changed since Art's ancestors immigrated here in the late 1800s.


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Youth Radio Project: Failure

We all know what success is, but how do you define failure? If you miss reaching a goal – does that mean you failed?


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Anishinaabe Way: Milt Powell

This segment of WTIP's ongoing series "Anishinaabe Way: Lives, Words, and Stories of Ojibwe People" features Milt Powell of the Saganaga Lake Powell family.

WTIP independent producer Staci Drouillard sat down with Milt and his wife Alice last fall. He shares stories about growing up on Saganaga Lake and about his "Grandmother,"  a great Aunt who lived with his family when he was a young child.  Milt will celebrate his 80th birthday this coming September.
 


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Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, on winning the women's Ultimate (frisbee) 2012 world championship

Sarah Weeks, former Cook County resident, is part of the U.S. women's team that won the World Flying Disc Federation 2012 world championship in Japan. She spoke with Ann Possis July 20 about the games, the unique self-refereed nature of Ultimate, and about the special ethic behind the game.


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Headstones enter the 21st century with Interactive Memorial you can scan with your smartphone

Buck chatted July 20 with Norman Taple, president of Katzman Monument Co., which offers traditional monuments as well as high-tech interactive memorials in their 'virtual storefront' online. They're bringing the memorial business into the Internet age.


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Northland orchids, purple and pink

There are several northland orchids in Cook County. Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about two orchids to watch for.


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Election Supervisor unsure of Voter ID impact on county voters

If the proposed Voter ID amendment passes this November, what's the future for mail-in balloting?


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 21st

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.


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No Wildfires in Cook County Saturday morning; smoke from Lake County, Manitoba, Ontario

The smoke people were smelling Saturday morning is from fires in Lake County, Manitoba and Ontario.


Join us on The Youth Show for a two-part discussion on Generation Z

Youth Radio Project: "Is Generation Z spoiled?" Part 2

Recently, there's been a lot of talk about how our generation is different than the ones before it.


"Not so long ago, deer stands were simple platforms built in trees..."

Points North: Wolf Bait, Popple Palaces and an Ugly Truth

News from the Minnesota DNR last week included the revelation that some deer hunters will be able to use bait while they are hunting in November. Wolf bait, that is.


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