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Best of Ourselves: Rituals - April 23, 2011

Rituals are often ignored or taken for granted.  However, consciously partaking in rituals can add meaning to our days. This program is a repeat from 2009.


The Road Less Traveled - April 16, 2011

Life can be so much more interesting if we travel the road less traveled, our path.  This program explores what is takes to leave the familiar path and have the courage to walk your own.

Matt Brown

Matthew Brown

Matthew is the Program Director and the host of Side Tracks on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. He likes the variety of the radio station, all the local music and Lake Superior.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioner Hakes: shutdown could be longer than expected

Commissioner Sue Hakes says the county board is concerned about the impending state shutdown. She also says the length of time the shutdown may last could be longer than we think.

Great Expectations School

Government shutdown will have consequences for Great Expectations School

Many local agencies and governments will be affected by a state government shutdown and Great Expectations School is no exception. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.

Photo courtesy of Marie O'Shaughnessy

Youth Radio Project: Whales in the Big Lake?

Now that the high school year is over, it’s really time to start working. Youth Radio Project senior Kayla Stacy loves summer. She loves the traffic, the busy streets, and the tourists.

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Roadhouse live from the North House Wooden Boat Show

Buck and Bob hosted The Roadhouse from the 14th annual Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School on the Grand Marais Harbor June 17. Selected interviews from the two-hour show are included here.

Photo by Chris Carpenter on Flickr

Jacks and Jills Share the Pulpit

One of the most interesting and different flowers in the woods is the Jack-in-the-pulpit. Jack has some interesting adaptations and secrets.

Photo by Jerry Oldenettel on Flickr

It’s summer and the dragonflies are back!

The first day of summer is here and so are the dragonflies. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about one of those dragonflies – the chalk-fronted corpora.

Lake Superior Day is celebrated annually on the 3rd Sunday in July.

Communities invited to celebrate Lake Superior Day, July 17

Sunday, July 17th is Lake Superior Day and the Lake Superior Binational Forum is inviting communities around the lake to schedule events that celebrate the life of the lake.

Forest tent caterpillar

Defoliating caterpillars not expected to ravage North Shore

Forest tent caterpillar populations are expected to expand somewhat from last year but the insect is not expected to be a problem in the northern third of the state.

Poplar River Valley

DNR lets Lusten Mountains violate permits for years

(The Associated Press posted this story as a part of its member exchange program. It was originally reported by Stephanie Hemphill of Minnesota Public Radio.

Dennis Neitzke speaking to public during the Cavity Fire

Third Thursday Community Conversation with Gunflint Ranger Dennis Neitzke

The Superior National Forest covers three million acres, the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness alone is a million acres – much of the land and lakes are in Cook County.

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Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, on National Get Outdoors Day

Rick Novitsky, manager of Grand Portage State Park, spoke with Bob on the eve of National Get Outdoors Day about the park, its new visitor center, and activities and services there. Photo copyright MN DNR.

Rhubarb Pie Photo by Zak Hubbard on Flickr

Of Woods and Words: Summertime and the Eating is Easy

If you know where to look, it’s easy to tell when the summer season is upon us at the cabin. You could check in the bay to see if the neighbors’ seaplane is parked at its summer dock.

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