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Craftsman Douglas Brooks on traditional Japanese boat building techniques

Vermont boat builder Douglas Brooks joined Bob during the June 22 live broadcast from the 15th annual Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School in Grand Marais. He was a featured speaker on techniques, design secrets, and the apprenticeship process involved in traditional Japanese boat building. 

Carol Christenson

Nice weather forecast heading into July

Rains fell fast and furious last week, but it looks dry into July. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about weather coming up.

Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital board OKs stategic plan

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center met recently and  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber Wraalstad about long range plans and the health care over

Camping in the Superior National Forest

USFS roads good, campsites are wet

The recent rains have elevated water levels throughout the Superior National Forest.

Giant Ichneumon Wasp

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - June 23rd

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.

Promo for "The Shadow" radio program

Weekend News Roundup for June 23

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


Seeing Our Choices - June 23, 2012

The choices we make compose our life.  And often we do not see them as choices.

photo by hpeguk via flickr

Youth Radio Project interviews Paula Sundet Wolf from Cook County Higher Ed

In this interview, Paula talks about how Higher Ed helps this community. She talks about the many services that Higher Ed provides, including an upcoming lecture series.


Anishinaabe Way: Jim Denomie

This segment of Anishinaabe Way features Lac Courte Oreilles Anishinaabe artist Jim Denomie. He discusses his approach to painting and the use of historical themes in his work, as well as what inspires him. Jim was recently awarded a McKnight Artist Fellowship for 2012/13.

"The second half of June has gotten off to a glorious wet start..."

Wildersmith June 22

The second half of June has gotten off to a glorious wet start. The upper Trail saw choking dust turn to mud with a fine drop from the heavens last Saturday night.

"Sharing and conserving Minnesota’s wonderful natural resources must be the common thread that binds us all"

Points North: Despite Differences, Fishing Is Our Common Thread

In May, outdoor writer Sam Cook spent a night on the banks of the St. Louis River near Duluth with a group of Southeast Asian anglers who were fishing for walleyes.

Gray wolf

Wolf hunt survey shows large opposition to season

A vast majority of people responding to a Minnesota Department of Natural Resources online survey oppose the idea of a gray wolf hunting and trapping season in the state.

Rosebush Creek flooding (Stephan Hoglund)

Health officials address health concerns in wake of flooding in NE Minn.

From the Minnesota Department of Health: Minnesota residents in parts of northeastern Minnesota hit by flooding can take steps to safeguard their health, state health officials said.


Local fish report for Friday, June 22

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, fishing this week has been a bit spotty with the rain and thunderstorms.

Bee and Sunflowers: photo by Carah Thomas

It's National Pollinator Week

June 18-24 is National Pollinator Week. Not sure what that means?

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