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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 and 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.

Vintage lures

Friday Fish Report for May 25

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, trout, trout, trout was the word heard the most this past week.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show May 24

This week's theme was "teamwork." In this May 24 edition of the Youth Show, hosts Audrey Summers, Sterling Anderson and Shawn Neuwirth look at teamwork in a variety of forms: how the CCHS&nb

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: May 24

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

Broadband networks

Broadband update with Joe Butweiler

Arrowhead Electric Coop is about to start this year’s fiber optic construction. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Arrowhead’s Joe Butweiler about broadband progress.

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