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:
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: "A thoroughfare for tar sands crude oil shipping?"

Coal. Iron ore. Grain. Limestone. Cement. Salt. Wood pulp. Wind turbine components. Steel coil.


Wooly Bear Caterpillar

Magnetic North: All hail the Wooly Bear

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where my faith in the wooly bear caterpillar has turned to rock solid belief.
 


 
Grand Portage National Monument (Jvstin/Flickr)

Behind the Work: Archaeologist Bill Clayton

Bill Clayton is resource manager and archaeologist at the Grand Portage National Monument.


Jessa Frost, para-skating on Deeryard Lake in Lutsen

West End News: November 28

There is a lot to be thankful for in the West End these days.
 


 
Heid's book "Original Local"

Anishinaabe Way: Writer and poet Heid Erdrich

Turtle Mountain Anishinaabe writer and poet Heid Erdrich has just completed a recipe book and memoir titled "Original Local: Indigenous Foods, Stories and Recipes from the Upper Midwest" (Mi


"The only real outdoor work going on around here is continued winter planning by the red squirrels..." (Robert Engberg/Flickr)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: November 22

Life in the north woods continues to fly by. Here we are rounding the last curve of November with the final segment of year 2013 and the holiday season barreling down on us once again.


 
Dave & Amy Freeman

West End News: November 21

Lutsen native, Ailee Larson, is having a great year on the Saint Catherine’s University cross country running team.  Ailee placed eighth out of approximately 300 runners in last week’


Northern Lights (Charlie Stinchcomb/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Comet ISON & a packed morning sky in November

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Singer/songwriter Martha Scanlon

West End News: November 14

The annual lutefisk and ham dinner at Zoar Lutheran Church is in the record books for another year.  Chef Gary Hansen reported a successful event with attendance at about 130 people and 100 pound


November lake

November: prelude to winter in the woods

Inching toward winter, there are many things in the natural world turning and changing.