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Tune in for the Youth Show Thursdays at 5 P.M

Youth Show: August 22

This week on the youth show, we say goodbye to our longtime host Sterling Anderson before he takes off for college.


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Youth Radio Project Interviews Members of the CCHS Cross Country Team.

The cross country season recently started up, so we talked to members of the CCHS cross country team, Roman Schnobrich and Matea Acero, on their practices, the races, and why they run on the team.


Tune in for the Youth Show Thursdays at 5 P.M

Youth Show: August 15

This week on the youth show, we talk to members of the CCHS Cross Country team.


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Warren, Minn. patrol car incident still a mystery...could it have met a UFO?

In 1979, a mysterious incident involving a bright light and a Warren patrol car left unexplained damage to the car, a deputy (Val Johnson) with strange injuries but no memory of the event, and no plausible explanation. Marshall County Historical Society vice president Mike Johnson spoke with Buck Aug. 16 about the incident. Thirty-four years later, the car is still the most popular exhibit at the historical society's museum in Warren.


Radio Waves Music Festival

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Clean work environment or cluttered one? Research shows each may have its benefits

Prof. Joe Redden of the U of MN Carlson School of Management joined Buck Aug. 16 to talk about a study he co-authored showing that tidy environments may be good for encouraging some behaviors, but chaotic ones may best support others, including enhanced creativity. His research could have implications for work, marketing, and lots more.


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New study shows Chinese meditation technique helps smokers reduce tobacco use

Dick Swanson spoke recently with Dr. Yi-Yuan Tang, director of Texas Tech's Neuroimaging Institute, about new research showing that practicing a type of mindfulness meditation known as Integrative Body-Mind Training (IBMT) can help smokers  cut their habit way down. Dr. Tang describes the study and the meditation technique in detail. You can learn more here.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

New security screening at ISD166

School starts Sept. 3, so lots of housekeeping issues were discussed at the recent ISD166 board meeting.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Summer takes shape on the Shore

Summer is late, but great. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about warm weather and the promise of a mild fall.


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Molting reptiles and amphibians: three different techniques

An important part of being a reptile is going through molting…that’s the only way they can grow.


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Molting: an important part of bird's life

An important part of being a bird is going through the molt, or molts…because it’s a constant replenishing of what makes birds, birds: feathers.


Mike, Jr.

Weekend News Roundup for August 17

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Emerald ash borers have been found in Superior, Wisconsin.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 17th

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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