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North Woods Naturalist: Crab Spiders

It’s a small spider that hides in plain view -- it can because it changes color. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about crab spiders.


September open house and membership drive at Cook County YMCA

There’s a lot happening at the Cook County YMCA this fall.


Rusty crayfish

What aquatic invasives are here in Cook County?

Spiny waterfleas, rusty crayfish, purple loosestrife….these are just a few of the invasives appearing in our area.


Commissioner Frank Moe

School Trust Lands on the county board docket

School Trust Lands are subject of proposed compromise at commissioners meeting.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 1 Commissioner Frank Moe.



Update from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Moving Matters

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic will be sharing the results of their FISH project research, the clinic will be joined by a new family medicine physician, and Cook County has a new local food market.


Cook County Youth Agency Coalition offers fall programs

It’s the start of a new school year and the YMCA offers field trips and special activities for local youth through their Cook County Youth Agency Coalition (CCYAC) program.  WTIP



Joe Paulik brings original music to The Roadhouse

Local singer/songwriter Joe Paulik's work is heavily influenced by nature and conveys his sense of connectedness to the Earth. He joined Dick and Dave Aug. 21 to talk about his music and play several tunes. You can learn more about Joe and his music here.


Moon, with the constellation Auriga

Bob King, "Astrobob" blogger, checks in on all things celestial

Bob King ("Astrobob" blogger for Duluth News Tribune) is a favorite regular guest because he always shares such interesting, cool stuff about the stars. His conversation with Dave TerSteeg Aug. 21 is no exception. Learn about the mission to Pluto, how you can send your name to Mars (really!), the lunar eclipse predicted for Sept. 27, and lots more. You can read Bob's delightful blog here.


Dark Matter particle detectors

Presentation on 'Neutrinos and Dark Matter' at Sugarloaf Cove on August 29

The Soudan Underground Physics Lab does research in two major areas, neutrinos and dark matter.


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Dan Hansen's art exhibit, "Sofia," opens Aug. 27 at North House

Dan Hansen, a Duluth digital artist and son of Mark & Wendy Hansen of Grand Marais, has been delving into the history and meaning of numbers. His art exhibit, "Sofia," is a work of historical fiction presented as an archaeological find of the lost writings of Pythagoras. It opens Thursday, Aug. 27 (opening reception 7 p.m.) at North House Folk School and runs through Sept. 7. Dick spoke with Dan Aug. 21 to learn more about the exhibit and what inspired him to create these pieces. 


Bill Hansen

Bill Hansen announces candidacy for District 3A House seat

Tofte businessman Bill Hansen has made it official by announcing he’ll run for the District 3A House seat vacated by the death of David Dill.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Fall for now, summer for later

Fall-like weather today and tomorrow, then summer slowly returns. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Woodblock printmaking class offered at Grand Marais Art Colony, September 25-27

Woodblock printmaking is an ancient art technique, and the Grand Marais Art Colony is offering a weekend class.


Becoming What You Might Have Been - August 22, 2015

We have more power than we usually tap to create our dreams, paraphrasing George Eliot, to become what we might have been.

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