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Pictured left to right: Audrey Summers, Mara MacDonell, Sarah Larsen, Joey Chmelik, and Alex Ditmanson

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Envirothon Team

The Cook County High School Envirothon Team just took second place at the regional Envirothon competition.


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Friday Fish Report for May 18

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, there were mixed reports on how the walleye opener went for some anglers.


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Suppression continuing for Highway 1 fire at southern edge of Ely

 Highway 1 Fire Update

May 18, 2012

From the Minnesota Incident Command System


Name That Sound!

Mystery Noise: May 17

 Take a listen to this week's "Name That Sound," a new feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show this summer!


Anna Deschampe and the "People Wall"

Grand Portage State Park opens "People Wall"

A new photo display has been installed at Grand Portage State Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Park Naturalist Anna Deschampe  about the “People Wall.”


Campground scene at the Sawbill Campground, September 1937/ photograph courtesy of the Forest History Society, Durham, N.C

West End News May 17

A few weeks ago, I talked about the change in management at the North Shore Market in Tofte.


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Adventurer Jon Turk on his latest expedition, 1,500-mile circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island by kayak

Buck spoke May 11 with Jon Turk, environmental scientist and adventurer, about what drives him to undertake extreme adventure, what it takes to succeed, and pushing one's body to these limits at age 66. Jon recently completed a 1,500-mile circumnavigation of Ellesmere Island by kayak with his expedition partner Erik Boomer; it's believed to be the first ever.


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Julia Herz of the Brewers Association & craftbeer.com on craft beer...it's American Craft Beer Week May 14-20

Buck chatted May 11 with Julia Herz, craft beer program director at the Brewers Association, and publisher of craftbeer.com, about the huge rise in popularity of craft beers, which beer to serve with what food, and lots more.


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Author, publisher, small homes guru Lloyd Kahn on his latest book, "Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter"

Bob chatted May 4 with Lloyd Kahn, founder of Shelter Publications, in town for the North House sustainability weekend, about his new book, 'micro-housing,' fitness and more.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill reflects on legislative session

The legislative session is over and District 6A Rep, David Dill has some reflections on what worked and didn’t.


Moose on the move

Deer Hunters Mark Johnson talks moose habitat

Good moose habitat is also good deer habitat.


Container gardening is easy.

Container Gardening & Early Diseases in Your Garden

Northern Gardening hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam talk with the experts about container gardening and early diseases in the garden. Click to listen.


Shawn shares his perspective on new AIS rules

Points North: Getting Dizzy Over AIS Rules

Sometimes the world spins so fast it just makes you dizzy.


A partial solar eclipse

Northern Sky: A Partial Eclipse of the Sun

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column. In this edition of Northern Sky, there's a lot going on in the month of May.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: May 12

What makes the town of Kinney, Minnesota so famous? Joey's Random Fact this week highlights an interesting part of this town's turbulent past.


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