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Cloquet shipwreck hunter searches for first German U-boat sunk by U.S. in WWII

Jerry Eliason is a shipwreck hunter who, most recently, discovered the Henry B. Smith in Lake Superior. Now he's embarking on a new project, to find U-656, the first German U-boat sunk by U.S. forces in World War II. He spoke with Dick June 13 to explain why and how they're conducting the search. You can learn more about the Kickstarter project to fund it here.


'Tending the Trees' during Gunflint GreenUp: June 28

The annual Gunflint GreenUp is an ongoing effort and on Saturday June 28th there’s an opportunity to ‘Tend the Trees’. 


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Advances in telemedicine benefit patients and health care providers alike

Telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology, has grown dramatically in recent years. Dr. Joel Gordon of the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato joined Buck June 13 to discuss recent developments in the field, and how the technology helps doctors and patients alike.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 13

“June is bustin’ out all over” as the old tune goes, and it couldn’t be more fitting for folks coming to and living in the upper Gunflint Corridor.


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Magnetic North: All things winged, wicked and wonderful

Welcome back to Magnetic North where winged critters, both wondrous and wicked now trump the weather for the number one topic of conversation in the grocery aisles and at the early morning “r


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Northern Sky: The Sun takes over the summer sky

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


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Youth Show: June 12, 2014

This week on the Youth Show, we're talking about going abroad. Hear Audrey's new piece on Michaela Peterson's work in Uganda, and listen to interviews with foreign exchange students.


Michaela with her students in Uganda

To Africa and Back: The Michaela Peterson Story, Part 1

Can you imagine leaving everything you've ever known to go start a new chapter in your life?


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YRP interviews foreign exchange students from UNC- Chapel Hill

YRP producer Audrey Summers talked to two foreign exchange students from Northern Ireland and Scotland about their experience going to school in the U.S, and what traveling has taught them.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: June 14th

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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Weekend News Roundup for June 14

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: June 7th

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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West End News: June 12

There has been a lot of action around the wayside rests that are located up and down the North Shore along Highway 61.
 


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Moments in Time: Fine Food and Tough Chores

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we talk with Willard Nelson of Lutsen.  Nelson's grandparents were the founders of Lutsen Resort and Willard gre


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North Woods Naturalist: Winter Wren

It's a tiny bird with a big voice. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about winter wrens.

(Photo by N.Sloth on Flickr)


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