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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Spring creeps in slowly

Looks like the snow squalls may be over and warmer weather is on the way. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about spring creeping into the Northland.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, May 13

The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School Project Fair will be held May 16th.


Minneapolis author Sarah Stonich on her wonderful new book, "Vacationland"

Author Sarah Stonich joined Bob May 10 to chat about her new book, "Vacationland," a portrait of an old fishing resort in northern Minnesota, told through intersecting stories. It's beautiful, sad, funny, and you won't want to put it down. 

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Mindfulness therapy as a way to help veterans with PTSD


Bob spoke May 10 with Dr. Anthony King, research assistant professor of psychiatry at the U of Michigan, about his recent study showing that mindfulness therapy might help vets with combat-related PTSD. Mindfulness techniques emphasize focus and attention to positive experiences and nonjudgmental acceptance to one’s thoughts and emotions. Listen to learn about PTSD, mindfulness, and more.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 11th

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 May 11

The moose herd in Voyageurs National Park is holding steady, so are the wolves in Wisconsin. Enbridge resumes oil shipments.

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Youth Radio Project interviews student Michaela Peterson on 2014 Uganda trip

Cook County High School student Michaela Peterson of the Class of 2013 has big plans for next year.

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Mystery Noise: May 9

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

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School News from Cook County Middle School, May 10

Have you ever wanted to play with bugs?  Perhaps you should go back to 7th grade science.  In this edition of Cook County Middle School News,

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Wildersmith: May 10

I’m back in the woods once more, great to be back at home sweet home.  Thanks are extended to Rosey, that nosey pup, and her dad from over on Hungry Jack Lake for keeping you in tune with t

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West End News: May 9

This is an interesting place where we live, here in the West End of Cook County.  Last Saturday, I was driving to Grand Marais on the back roads, on my way to hear the keynote speaker for the Nor

Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove, May 9

In this edition of School News, Mason and Gavin report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.

Great Expectations School

School News from Great Expectation, May 8

Shae and Livi  share the latest from the Bear Cubs, Fawns, Woves, Lynx, and Otters.

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The hunting songbird: northern shrike

The northern shrike spends most of it’s time farther north, but it drops in during winter and early spring. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Chel Andersen about this hunting anomaly .

Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Gunflint Hills suffering from too much winter

Gunflint Hills golf course is in “rough” shape due to the late winter weather.

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