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 -Photo by Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources

LSProject: Ballast Water Discharge Permit Updates

Invasive species are arguably one of the biggest—and most expensive—issues facing Lake Superior and the Great Lakes today.


 
The Land of Dreams

West End News: August 15

I can’t stop talking about the blueberries this year.  It has to be one of the best years in history for both the quantity and the size of the fruit.  A couple from Minneapolis, Pat Na


See the Sturgeon moon. Photo by RalphHightower via Flickr.

Northern Sky: Catch the Sturgeon Moon this August

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


 
Virginia Kingsolver

West End News: August 8

Well, this is hardly news, but if you’ve just arrived in the West End, or if you live under a rock, the blueberries are ripe, plump and plentiful.
 


Grey Wolf

Dr. Seth Moore: Wolf research at Grand Portage

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


 
Nicole Paradise and Greg Rohleder reunite with their dog J.J.,  two weeks after he was lost in the BWCA Wilderness.

West End News: August 1

During the mega-storm back on July 17, two dogs were lost in the BWCA Wilderness.  A collie named Tomah was lost on Brule Lake, and a border collie named JJ was lost on the portage south of Chero


Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 26th

This green tunnel through the woods has forever been blessed with magic, and the past week saw the “old gal” who is in charge of things adding some much needed enhancement.  Rain the


 
Sasquatch???? (Or Jan Horak!)

West End News: July 25

I join many, many people in mourning the passing of my friend, Steve O’Neil, last week.  Steve was best known as a St.


Water drops on blades of grass

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 19th

Both July and summer are flying by. Having missed the past couple weeks of bringing the Gunflint scoop to you, it’s good to be back home in the woods.