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Youth Show January 10

This week on the show, we bring you new editions of School News, a commentary by Sterling on Knowledge Bowl, a new poem by Czarina, a recap of the Night of the Notorious event with participants Cailan


CC Middle School Geography Bee 2013

School News from Cook County Middle School, January 11

The National Geographic society holds a national contest each year.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: January 10

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!


Minn. DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr with FWS Midwest Regional Dir. Tom Melius (USFWS-Midwest Region/Flickr)

Points North: DNR Addresses Major Land Issues

Major land issues affecting thousands of northern Minnesota recreational users didn't make the agenda of the DNR's annual Hunting and Fishing Roundtable, but agency leaders were more than will


Czarina brings us her original poem, "Wake Up" (Photo by matryosha/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Wake Up

Ever feel like your life is a nightmare that you can't wake up from? Youth producer and poet Czarina Crow does sometimes.


Cook County Schools

Youth Radio Project: Knowledge Bowl

The first Knowledge Bowl competition of the season was on January 9th. Youth producer Sterling went along and produced this report.


Mildred, Honey, Pat, Marge and Merle Potter at the Pigeon River in 1947.

Moments in Time: Mildred Potter Thoreson and Honey Potter Eliasen

Sisters Mildred Potter Thoreson and Honey Potter Eliasen grew up with their three other siblings Marge, Pat and Merle in the Hovland and the Pigeon River area.  In this edition of Moments in Time


Snowmobiling is a popular winter pastime in Minnesota. (Photo by David Rees - U.S. EPA)

Snowmobile Safety Awareness Week is Jan. 13-19

Gov. Mark Dayton with the support of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Minnesota United Snowmobilers Association (MnUSA) has proclaimed Jan.


Jig twisters

Local fish report for Friday, January 11

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware many fishermen are getting ready for the trout opener for outside the B.W.C.A. this week.


Geologist John Green and Forest Service employee Mary Igoe install the new geology display at the Gunflint District Office.

West End News: January 10

Back in the woods, winter is holding its own a little better than in the rest of the region.  Here at Sawbill, as of Jan.


Heidi Doo-Kirk

New commissioner discusses assignments

The first county board meeting of the new year means new appointments and assignments for the commissioners. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with new District Four Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk.


Dave Tersteeg

City's harbor is Park Board focus

Lots of action at the Grand Marais Rec Park…especially with respect to the harbor.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.


Lonnie Dupre.jpg

Deep snow makes Denali climb tough Wednesday for Dupre

In the latest report from Alaska's Denali, Lonnie Dupre had a good 10 hours of sleep during his first night on the mountain, but had a difficult climb Wednesday..


Human trafficing

Human trafficking at highest point

Human sex trafficking  is on the increase and is a multi-billion dollar industry. WTIP’s Roger Linehan spoke with Lucy Perpich of the Cook County Violence Prevention Center.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about guns and mental health

Guns in school, better mental health programs and reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken.


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