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AMPERS Annual Meeting in Grand Marais this week

WTIP Community Radio will host the annual meeting of AMPERS (Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations) Thursday and Friday, June 11 & 12 in Grand Marais.


Mark Sandbo

Senior housing in Tofte discussed at EDA meeting

Housing was an important issue at the recent Economic Development Authority meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA Chair Mark Sandbo about senior and affordable housing.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken discusses "No Child Left Behind"

Sen. Al Franken has a particular reason to want the so-called No Child Left Behind reauthorization to carry some substantial changes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sen.


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Move objects just with your thoughts? Sounds like Star Trek, but it’s happening now at the U of MN

Dr. Bin He, biomedical engineering professor at the U of MN, is lead author of a new study showing that people can use their thoughts to move objects, using a noninvasive computer interface. He spoke with Buck June 7 about the technology and its implications, including the potential to help people with disabilities. You can watch a video demo at  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpHy-fUyXYk
 


Gitchi-Gami State Trail

Progress on the Gitchi-Gami State Trail

Construction in progress, but plenty of miles open on the Gitchi Gami State Trail.  WTIP volunteerRandy Eastlund learns more in this interview with Kevin Johnson of DNR Parks an


Minnesota Fur-Trading Posts

Moments in Time: American Fur Co. in Grand Marais

This “Moments in Time” features author and ethno-historian Tim Cochrane.  He spoke at the Cook County


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Healthcare Foundation announces 2nd Quarter grant awards

The North Shore Healthcare Foundation has announced the recipients in their latest round of grants to local healthcare providers. 
 


Gunflint Trail

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 7

The Trail folk are rounding out week two with the “Neebing (summer) Express” bearing down on the territory.  By next time we meet over the airwaves, our skinny spring will give way to


Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) and Painted Turtle

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: June 8th

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.


Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show: June 6

This week on the Youth Show, we revisit some old Youth Radio Project commentaries on "summer," and we launch our summer version of the show! Check it out.


Rain in the forecast

Summer slow in coming

Rainy and cool weather until later in the week, then sunny and higher temps. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Declan Cannon.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr

LSProject: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: June 6

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


Wildfire

June First Thursday features fire season panel discussion

Cook County has had its share of wildfires and some have been devastating to the forest and private property.


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Competition May Not Get the Results We Thought - June 8, 2013

Competition is highly valued in our culture. However, there is evidence that it may not work as well as we think.


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