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News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!


 
What's On:
Temperance River in Cook County, MN

Study monitors turbidity in Lake Superior streams

Many streams along the Minnesota coast of Lake Superior have been listed as impaired from either high turbidity or high fish mercury concentrations or both.  In this interview, WTIP volunteer Ver


Dr. Seth Moore measuring brook trout fry with elementary students from Grand Portage.

Dr. Seth Moore: What are Trust Lands?

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


 
Sunrise, with transit of Venus

Northern Sky: A May Supermoon & Venus in Transit

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. In this edition of Northern Sky, there's a lot going on in the month of May.


"Yes, loons have come back to Gunflint Lake during the past week..."

Wildersmith April 27

The universe, north woods included, is about to bid farewell to month four and ascend into segment five of the year 2012.


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Sensing Changes

All around the lake, folks are noticing changes in the weather and climate. In this segment of the Lake Superior Project, we begin to take a look at how climate change is impacting Lake Superior.


Earthworm

Earthworms: Good for Gardens, Bad for Boreal Forests

Ryan Hueffmeier knows a lot about worms.  He's a researcher with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD), and Program Coordinator with Gre


 
Commissioner Martinson

Commissioner explains negative Historical Society vote

At the recent county board meeting – a funding request from the Historical Society, a new Lutsen Fire Hall, Boreal-TV and the community center.


Haze over BWCAW - photo courtesy Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

West End News: April 26

I was sorry to hear that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency caved to political pressure and weakened its plan to reduce haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National P


 
Split Rock Lighthouse - photo by Randen Pedersen via http://commons.wikimedia.org

Moments in Time: Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, celebrated 100 years in 2010.  A year later, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.


"During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail..."

Of Woods and Words: After Fire

During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail.