Environment

Wolf

Points North: Wolf Hunting Makes An End Run Around Public Discourse

Last July, Minnesota's state government shut down when the Governor and Legislature couldn't agree on how to balance the budget. Our duly elected met in St.


"Marshmallow globs hanging on every limb are a flocked delight"

Wildersmith January 6

Gunflint territory is headed off into a new year and the month of the full “wolf great spirit moon” (Gich Manidoo).We folks cherish this special place and sure hope the essence of our Janu


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Voices from the Lake

In our broadcast area, we sit on one of the biggest resources in the world: Lake Superior.


As winter arrives, the first of Wildersmith's usual white tail gang returned to the homestead.

Wildersmith December 30

Just like old-time cowboy hero, Gene Autry used to sing, “I’m back in the saddle again.” It’s great to be at home sweet home in Gunflint Country after a fine time with family a


View of Lake Superior, between Nipigon and Schreiber

Points North: Canadian North Shore Community Questions Nuclear Waste Storage

Will a nuclear waste storage facility be constructed in the Lake Superior Basin? The answer is: possibly.


Wolf

Wildersmith, December 30

Gunflint Lake hasn't frozen over as of Christmas Day, but Fred Smith is just glad to be home. But, he's also got some breaking news...


Moon, with the constellation Auriga

Northern Sky: What To Expect This January

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.


Ford Ranger leaves St. Paul, Minnesota

Points North: So Long Ranger, Thanks for the Ride

The last Ford Ranger rolled off the St. Paul assembly line last week, marking the end of an era for manufacturing in Minnesota and for small, light-duty trucks.


Algol, known as the Demon Star, is the bright object on the right hand side of this photo, to the right and down from the Comet

Northern Sky: A Cosmic Smirk, Demon Star & More

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.


Mike West

Points North: Canoe Country Trapper Traveled by Dog Team

About a year ago, veteran dog musher Tim White of Colvill graciously shared an interview he conducted with the late fur trapper Mike West, a patriarch of Minnesota mushing, which was published in Wint