Listen Now
Pledge Now



This "atypical weather nonsense" is playing havoc with thickening ice on the big lakes in Gunflint Territory

Wildersmith Jan. 13

Winter on a yo-yo, yes! Another northwoods meltdown slipped in on the territory just when we thought “Mr. Cold and Blustery” had things under control.

Tom Melius talks with MN DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr

Points North: DNR Roundtable Checks the Pulse of Outdoor Issues

For more than 20 years, the Minnesota DNR has kicked off the New Year by hosting a Roundtable for groups and individuals interested in fishing, hunting and conservation.


Points North: Wolf Hunting Makes An End Run Around Public Discourse

Last July, Minnesota's state government shut down when the Governor and Legislature couldn't agree on how to balance the budget. Our duly elected met in St.

"Marshmallow globs hanging on every limb are a flocked delight"

Wildersmith January 6

Gunflint territory is headed off into a new year and the month of the full “wolf great spirit moon” (Gich Manidoo).We folks cherish this special place and sure hope the essence of our Janu

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Voices from the Lake

In our broadcast area, we sit on one of the biggest resources in the world: Lake Superior.

As winter arrives, the first of Wildersmith's usual white tail gang returned to the homestead.

Wildersmith December 30

Just like old-time cowboy hero, Gene Autry used to sing, “I’m back in the saddle again.” It’s great to be at home sweet home in Gunflint Country after a fine time with family a

View of Lake Superior, between Nipigon and Schreiber

Points North: Canadian North Shore Community Questions Nuclear Waste Storage

Will a nuclear waste storage facility be constructed in the Lake Superior Basin? The answer is: possibly.


Wildersmith, December 30

Gunflint Lake hasn't frozen over as of Christmas Day, but Fred Smith is just glad to be home. But, he's also got some breaking news...

Moon, with the constellation Auriga

Northern Sky: What To Expect This January

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.