North Shore Weekend

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  • Saturday 7-10am
Genre: 
Variety
Host CJ Heithoff brings you this Saturday morning show, created at the request of WTIP listeners.  North Shore Weekend features three hours of community information, features, interviews, and music. It's truly a great way to start your weekend on the North Shore. Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP’s North Shore Weekend are made possible with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 


 
What's On:
Shelby tries tenkara—traditional Japanese fly-fishing—and gets laughed at by some trout (David Lor/Flickr)

Out There: Love at First Bite

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


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Best of Ourselves: The Armor We Wear - October 13, 2012

There are various ways we try to protect ourselves from being vulnerable.  In Brene Brown's latest book, she captures some of our favorite forms of armor.


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Changing Climate, Changing Forest - Part II

There are a lot of ways climate change stands to affect Lake Superior. There's the reduction in ice cover, rising lake temperatures, the increase in storminess and declining water levels.


 

Best of Ourselves: Perfectionism - September 29, 2012

Daring Greatly, the new book by Brene Brown, explores how we live with vulnerability. This segment shares the myths of perfectionism.


 
Saw-whet owl (Steve Burt/Flickr)

Out There: Oliver

Out There is a monthly segment from WTIP volunteer and commentator Shelby Gonzalez.


Stink Bug

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - September 1st

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


 
Sue performs with the Portage Band at Radiowaves 2011 (Matthew Brown)

Local Music Project: Sue Maijala

Sue Maijala has lived in Cook County for over 20 years. She grew up in rural northwestern Minnesota near the Red River Valley in a farming town of 300 people called Middle River.


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LSProject: Creative Expression

Lake Superior: Fresh. Beautiful. Inspiring. The world’s largest and cleanest freshwater lake has been described in many ways.


 
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Changing Climate, Changing Forest - Part I

There are a lot of ways climate change stands to affect Lake Superior. There's the reduction in ice cover, rising lake temperatures, the increase in storminess and declining water levels.


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LSProject: On Thin Ice

Things are heating up in the Lake Superior basin. Temps are rising, ice cover is shrinking and life is changing. There are 60 days less ice now then 100 years ago on the big lake.