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Starting Seeds Indoors

This month's Northern Gardening, hosted by Diane Booth and Joan Farnam, is all about starting seeds indoors and outdo


Documenting 100 Years Of Gardening In Cook County

Hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam welcomed in-studio guests Wayne & Philis Anderson and Dave Ingebrigtsen to talk abo

Taconite Harbor Energy Center. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

A glimpse inside Taconite Harbor as closure process unfolds

The Taconite Harbor Energy Center in Cook County is set to go idle in September.

Stage Door: Little Red Robin Hood

'Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

Linda LeGarde Grover

Anishinaabe Way: Author Linda LeGarde Grover

"The Road Back to Sweetgrass" (U of MN Press 2016) is the second novel by Duluth author Linda LeGarde Grover.

Gordon Thorne

Gordon Thorne brings sixth annual Fingerstyle Weekend April 8 & 9

Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse April 1 to play a few tunes and chat. The main topic of conversation was the sixth annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, coming up April 8 & 9 at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and featuring guitarist Pat Donohue, along with fiddler Tom Schaefer. You can learn more here.


What makes a boycott effective? Business professor/sociologist weighs in

In the wake of the Silver Bay City Council  ban of Bent Paddle beer, we effective are boycotts anyway? Brayden King is professor of managment and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. He talked with Ann Possis about why and when boycotts work, and explained how modern communications have changed the playing field.

Lake Agnes by Travis Novitsky

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center's new lab enables deeper study

The MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center has a new lab at the U of MN, St. Paul campus. Dave chatted with Sue Galatowitsch, director of the center, about why this research is so important to Minnesota waters, and what we as individuals can do to protect them.

Light snow

"Light snow" is the phrase of the week

This week’s weather mantra is “light snow.” Almost every day we’ll see some snow and cooler temperatures.

Jim Wiinanen

Severe Weather Awareness Week starts next week

Severe Weather Awareness Week is coming up mid-month and the annual Emergency Services Conference rounds out April.

Pike Lake Road on March 31

Pike Lake Road raises number of questions concerning local roadways

Pike Lake Road is frequently prone to potholes and frost boils as the seasons come and go. But many local residents who frequent the gravel road are claiming it is in very bad shape this year.

Hydra (Alexander Jamieson /Wikimedia Commons)

Northern Sky: April 2

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

The radio pith helmet

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 2

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Relief for Iron Range workers has finally materialized.

A Year in the Wilderness: April 1 - Water Testing

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.

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