Hi. I’m Joe Mundell, Timber Sale Administrator, with this week’s edition of the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte
Summer will be back for a few days and that includes a nice weekend. Also, the El Nino weather system promises to bring a warmer, wetter winter.
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.
There’s a lot happening at the Cook County YMCA this fall.
Spiny waterfleas, rusty crayfish, purple loosestrife….these are just a few of the invasives appearing in our area.
School Trust Lands are subject of proposed compromise at commissioners meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 1 Commissioner Frank Moe.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Soudan Underground Physics Lab does research in two major areas, neutrinos and dark matter.
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.