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A full moon over Lake Superior

Northern Sky: A Real Smorgasbord of Splendors

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

Early radio scene

Weekend News Roundup for July 28

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

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Youth Show July 26

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Technology." Are today's teens too plugged in? Do we spend too much time on social networks, the internet, our cell phones?

Swallowtails find a shady patch of ground and vibrate in the sheer joy of being

Magnetic North: Flutterbys Are Us

Welcome back to Magnetic North where the air is filled with winged things, and not the kind with feathers!

Internet Addiction: Is It Real? (Michael Mandiberg/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Internet Addiction

Is internet addiction a real thing? Are young people too plugged in? Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project considers these concepts in his latest commentary.

Are we too plugged in? (Alec Courosa/Flickr)

Youth Take: Are Young People Too Plugged In?

Are today's young people too plugged in? Is the wide variety of technology at our fingertips detrimental to our schoolwork/driving/futures?

Canoe Lineup, Gunflint Canoe Races 2012

Wildersmith July 27

One can hardly believe that by the next time we meet on the radio, July will have been chalked up to the record books.

Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: July 21

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.

Tennis Racket (Flickr/chickpokipsie)

Youth Radio Project interviews David Bergstrom

David Bergstrom, a 2012 Cook County High School graduate joined us on the Youth Show on July 19.  In this interview, he talks about his high school tennis career, and about success and failure, b

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Youth Show July 19

This week on The Youth Show, we talked about failure. What is failure? How do you define failure?

Lake trout

Local fish report for Friday, July 27

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s still slow fishing.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 26

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

Mayor Carlson

Grand Marais settles pool standoff

The long-standing dispute between the City of Grand Marais and Burbach Aquatics has been settled.


City reviews boat launch plans and settles pool issue

The City Council heard plans from the DNR about an upgrade to the boat launch...and they settled the pool dispute issue. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson.

Photo by Carl Hansen

West End News: July 26

Mother Nature delivered some very entertaining shows this week. The northern lights have made several appearances and a couple of times were nothing short of spectacular.

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