DayBreak

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Genre: 
Variety
Join Jay Andersen and Gary Atwood for a program packed with news, music and some humor.  Listener favorites like For the Birds, The Environment Report, Morning Business Report, and The Predator Moment provide a regular foundation for this program that also covers politics, local news and issues, and, the funnier side to the news. DayBreak airs 7-8 a.m. on weekdays.

 
What's On:
A juvenile Coho Salmon

Points North: Puzzled by Superior's Summer Salmon

Last Sunday morning I got up early and really wasn't sure what to do with myself. Mechanical issues with my primary outboard motor dry-docked my Lake Superior fishing plans.


"Not so long ago, deer stands were simple platforms built in trees..."

Points North: Wolf Bait, Popple Palaces and an Ugly Truth

News from the Minnesota DNR last week included the revelation that some deer hunters will be able to use bait while they are hunting in November. Wolf bait, that is.


 
Ducks (Chuck Olsen/Flickr)

Points North: duck boom is temporary - conservation threats are not

North America currently has more ducks than at any time since 1955. So says the U.S.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about FEMA flood support and the Affordable Care Act

FEMA has been to the Arrowhead a couple of times to assess the June flood damage. Now they’re looking at helping individual property owners. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


 
"Do you bring the islands in during winter?"

Remarkable customer queries and more BWCAW oddities

Gunflint Ranger District Public Information Officer Mary Ann Atwood joined Jay Andersen and Roger Linehan on "Daybreak" to talk about odd things people say and do in the Boundary Waters.


Dave Ingebrigtsen explains how a new habitat project will benefit moose (Shawn Perich)

Points North: habitat project highlights moose management challenges

A group of DNR wildlife professionals recently ventured into moose country, where Dave Ingebrigtsen, DNR assistant wildlife manager in Grand Marais, showed them a 90-acre site in the Grand Portage Sta


 
Sunscreen and a broad-brim hat

Hot enough for you? Watch out in the sun

She's a registered nurse at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. Amy Marie Schmidt stopped by "Daybreak" to talk about protection from the very hot sun this summer.


Annie Enneking

Multi-talented Annie Enneking on Daybreak

Annie Enneking visited "Daybreak" to talk with Jay Andersen about her career as an actress, stage combat choreographer and singer-songwriter. She brought along her guitar and a new song.


 
Johnny Smith

West Coast performer at Tofte Fouth celebration

Johnny Smith is a west coast blues guitarist, songwriter and harmonica player. He’s in Tofte to perform during the Fourth of July festivities.


BWCAW campsite

Family continues wilderness camping tradition

When their children turn 10 years old, Sue and Marc Lundeen see that they have a wilderness experience. This year it's young Nick's turn to paddle and fish with his dad for a couple days.