Mushrooms (variety of Amanita muscaria)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 23rd

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.


Summer listening

Weekend News Roundup for August 23

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Orion and Sirius (David Joly /Flikr)

Northern Sky: August 23

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


Afternoon Tea (Iban /Flikr)

An Invitation to Afternoon Tea, September 3

You can RSVP for Afternoon Tea:  the event celebrates and supports Cook County Higher Education.  North Shore Morning host Randy Eastlund spoke with Paula Sundet Wolf of Cook County Hig


Popcorn (Wendy /Flikr)

A New Season of Cook County Athletics & Booster Club Concessions

The first home volleyball game is Tuesday August 26th, and the Cook County Athletic Booster Club wants you.  North Shore Morning host Sherrie Lindskog  spoke with Kris Phillips, B


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Board approves new ISD166 hires

The ISD166 school year is about to begin. The school board met to review and approve a number of items before the door opens on Sept. 2nd. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz..


Superior National Forest Update: August 22

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, interpretive naturalist, with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreat


Ahmed Samatar, PhD

West End News: August 21

Cook County is offering a couple of interesting and free workshops this week about restoring and maintaining healthy shorelands and aquatic plants.
 


Environmental Stewardship Awards include Minnesota recipients

This year's Environmental Stewardship Awards included three Minnesota recipients.


Grand Marais Biomass Project Update

WTIP's Gary Atwood gives an update on the proposed Grand Marais Biomass District Heat project.

(Photo by Glen Malley on Flickr)


Pete Kavanaugh

Pete Kavanaugh does acoustic set on The Roadhouse

Bob Carter & Dick Swanson welcomed local musician Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A Aug. 15 for fun conversation and great tunes. You can learn more about Pete and his music here.


Ruffed Grouse

Annual Ruffed Grouse Society Banquet - September 4

The annual banquet for the North Shore Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society is coming up Thursday, September 4th, at the American Legion in Grand Marais.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke w


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Less materialism makes for happier people...plus it's better for the environment. Psychologist Miriam Tatzel explains.

Dick talked with Dr. Miriam Tatzel, a psychologist at Empire State College in New York, about why true happiness involves personally fulfilling activities and social relationships more than the pursuit of money and possessions...and how this happens to be better for the environment,  too. You can read more about positive psychology and the pursuit of happiness here.


Dew Drops and Berries

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 16th

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.


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