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Youth Show July 12

This week on The Youth Show, we talked about success. What is success? What does it mean to be successful?

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 14th

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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Weekend News Roundup for July 14

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

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Points North: duck boom is temporary - conservation threats are not

North America currently has more ducks than at any time since 1955. So says the U.S.

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Local fish report for Friday, July 13

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s been hot outside and walleye fishing has slowed quite a bit.

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DNR announces wolf season details

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has finalized rules for Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season this fall and winter.

Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 7

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.

Commissioner Sobanja

County revisits it's public comment period and septic loans

The county board is revisiting it’s public comment period and zeroing in on septic system loans. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Fritz Sobanja.


Beryl Singleton Bissell on her new North Shore memoir, "A View of the Lake"

Ann Possis spoke July 6 with Beryl Singleton Bissell, author of a new memoir, "A View of the Lake," about what inspires and draws her to Lake Superior.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about FEMA flood support and the Affordable Care Act

FEMA has been to the Arrowhead a couple of times to assess the June flood damage. Now they’re looking at helping individual property owners. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.

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Towering Pines Canopy Tour opens at Gunflint Lodge

Buck chatted with Gunflint Lodge owner Bruce Kerfoot July 6 about their new Towering Pines Canopy Tour zipline, which opened to the public on July 4.

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Joe Paulik brings lovely guitar sound to Studio A

Buck and Bob welcomed local singer-songwriter Joe Paulik July 6 for chat and music during North Shore Sights & Sounds membership drive edition of The Roadhouse.


Local author Bob Olson & his new Gunflint Trail memoir, "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas"

Buck chatted July 6 with Bob Olson, author of "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas," about his new memoir of his adventures as a young man visiting the Gunflint Trail in an old Model A pickup truck.

"Do you bring the islands in during winter?"

Remarkable customer queries and more BWCAW oddities

Gunflint Ranger District Public Information Officer Mary Ann Atwood joined Jay Andersen and Roger Linehan on "Daybreak" to talk about odd things people say and do in the Boundary Waters.

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July, and the wildflowers are blooming

We’re definitely into summer and the woods and roadsides, as well as lakes and ponds are blooming.

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