Buck chatted Aug. 3 with Dr. Alena Grabowski, research professor at the U of Colorado Boulder Locomotion Laboratory. She's involved in research and testing on people using assistive devices to walk and run, including Oscar Pistorius, the first double amputee to compete in the Olympics. The study found that Pistorius does not receive any net advantage from using artificial feet to run.
The U of MN Tourism Center conducted a study recently to look at how travel among households with school-aged children is affected when school starts before Labor Day. Ann Possis spoke Aug. 3 with Ingrid Schneider, director of the Center, about the results and what they might mean for tourism and for policy makers considering changing school start dates.
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.
Deb Benedict, executive director of WTIP, was named Cook County 2012 Citizen of the Year at the Grand Marais Lions Club Fisherman's Picnic today. Her partner is Jim Raml.
It's high summer on the North Shore, and there's plenty going on in our woods and waters.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
Focus is a key for elite athletes -- it not just the physical practice that makes them great, it is the mental game as well. What can we learn about focus that might apply to us.
Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!
In America, we have many different traditions. Thanksgiving, the Olympics, the Superbowl. But how do we know when traditions should end?
Last Saturday, the traditional Dragonboat festival took place in the Grand Marais Harbor. Ben and David Seaton of Hungry Jack Outfitters participated in the race.