The Cook County Curling Club is preparing for a new season, and opportunities for beginners start Wednesday, October 29. WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with club secretary Joanne
Hunter and Christina report the latest School News.
It takes a community to close the achievement gap and the opportunity gap. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
The Cook County Local Energy Project, or CCLEP, recently created 3 videos about energy.
Ann & Dick welcomed Grand Rapids-based group the Clearwater Hot Club (Sam Miltich, lead guitar; Mike Miller, rhythm guitar; Matthew Miltich, upright bass) to The Roadhouse Oct. 24 for wonderful music and interesting conversation about the origins and current state of the music known as gypsy jazz. You can learn more about their music here.
Dick & Ann welcomed Chris Gillis and Max Bichel to Studio A Oct. 24 to talk about the "Frank Gillis Fall Festival Reunion." Frank was a big part of the local music scene for many years. Chris invited two members of Frank's band, plus many local musicians, to join him for two nights of concerts at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs, featuring blues, jazz, and boogie woogie.
In this week's Cook County School News, producer Michael McHugh spoke with bookmaker, Karen Smaby.
Hospitals and clinics the country over are preparing their staffs for dealing with Ebola. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke Dr. Jenny Delfs and Public Health Nurse Joni Kristenson.
Hear stories about ghosts and other eerie experiences in the wilderness from the folks at the Lake County Journal.
Snow, wet and heavy but not much of it. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about winter around the corner.
Sunny prepares for the transition to winter, and remembers a favorite chipmunk in this edition of Sunny's Back Yard.
Gus has spent time working as a park ranger in Yellowstone National Park. Here he tells us about some of his experiences living remotely in a fire look-out cabin.
WTIP receives photographs and videos from a variety of local organizations.
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.