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Seeing snow-covered trees is "kind of like meeting up with some old friends that have been long obscured on a summer vacation"

Wildersmith December 2

After a Thanksgiving run to Iowa for a family visit, the Smiths are back in the woods. One thing for which I continue to be thankful is that “wonder dog” from over on Hungry Jack Lake.

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Weekend News Round-up for Dec. 3

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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Delisting the wolf population is topic on WTIP’s First Thursday

Wolves are about to be taken off the federal endangered species list and will be managed by state and tribal authorities.


The IgNobel Awards: Research that makes you laugh, then think...

Ever thought of a wasabi-based fire alarm? One of the 2011 IgNobel Award winners did. Buck chatted Nov. 25 with Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, about the awards.

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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for October were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.

Bill has had a lot of exciting wildlife sightings on the West End lately

West End News Dec. 1

We’ve been enjoying a lot of good animal sightings on the back roads recently.


WTIP Invites Area Students to Information Event

WTIP’s inviting all students in 9th through 12th grades who might be interested in taking part in its Youth Radio Project to come to the station on Saturday, December 3rd starting at 6:00 p.m.

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WTIP’s Youth Radio students go world-wide

Three commentaries from WTIP’s Youth Radio Project students have been selected to air on Germany’s Radijojo, the World Children’s Radio Network.

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Five ARAC grant awards given locally

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a number of grants to be awarded in two categories: Rural and Community Arts and in Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning.


Gabriel Ayala, 2011 Native American Artist of the Year, on his unique guitar style

Bob spoke Nov. 25 with Gabriel Ayala, recently named 2011 Artist of the Year at the Native American Music Awards for his album “Passion, Fire and Grace.” Ayala is a classical guitarist and has developed a new genre he calls ‘jazzmenco’.

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Fascinating flying squirrels

They’re small, secretive, soft and they can fly – or at least glide a good distance.  Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about no

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Up and down weather patterns expected through weekend

It’s what the weather service calls “see-saw” weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about somewhat unseasonal weather and penguins.

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