DayBreak

Photo by Carah Thomas-Maskell

  • Monday 7-8am
  • Tuesday 7-8am
  • Wednesday 7-8am
  • Thursday 7-8am
  • Friday 7-8am
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:
"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.


 
Rosebush Creek flooding (Stephan Hoglund)

Points North: On the North Shore, Floods Happen

An Easter Sunday drive last spring included a stop at Jay Cooke State Park south of Duluth.


"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.


 
Pigeon River

Points North: Beyond the Border, Adventure Awaits

“Why are we going to the trout ponds?” asked Jim Boyd of Grand Marais as we crossed the Pigeon River and entered Ontario.


Graham Rowe enjoyed a couple of days of fishing for brook trout and walleyes near Grand Marais (Shawn Perich)

Points North: Online Hookup Nets a Fishing Friend

Last weekend, I went fishing with a guy I met on the Internet. Let me explain, because it’s not what you may think.