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Educator David Marshak on why kids benefit from having the same teacher for two or more years

Educator David Marshak visited with Bob Aug. 31 and made many compelling arguments for keeping kids with the same teacher longer than one year. Learn more about his ideas and his book, "Kids need the same teacher for more than one year," here.


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Mich Dorr, CCHS football coach, talks about the season ahead

Bob talked last week with Mitch Dorr, Cook County High School football coach, about the prospects for this year's season. The Vikes already won their first game, against the Two Harbors Agates.


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CCHS volleyball coach Pam Taylor on the upcoming season

Bob chatted recently with Pam Taylor, coach of the Cook County High School volleyball team, about the coming season. They won their first match of the year. It's going to be a good one!


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Youth Show August 30

It’s the “Back to School” edition of the Youth Show! This week on the show, we get prepared for going to school.


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Youth Show August 23 "Best of Show"

We all took a short hiatus from the radio this week, and so we’re bringing you a special pre-recorded edition of the “Best of Youth Radio Summer 2012.” We replay some of our best int


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Youth Radio Project interviews Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom

For our "Back to School" show, Cook County Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom joins the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about the sport, the upcoming Cross Country season and the firs


School Room (Barbro Bjornemalm/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews new CCHS teachers

The new school year starts on September 4th, and in honor of that, we hosted a special “Back to School” Youth Show.


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Weekend News Roundup for September 1

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


 

Centered Leadership - Research by McKinsey - September 1, 2012

The Centered Leadership model is based on several years of research by Joanna Barsh, McKinsey Consulting.  This powerful model summarizes what she learned in interviewing successful women leaders


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Mystery Noise: August 30

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


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Anishinaabe Way: John & Patrick Pierre

Brothers John and Patrick Pierre have served as Grand Portage Royalty for the last three and four years. WTIP producer Staci Drouillard  met with them on the Grand Portage Reservation at the annual Rendezvous and Pow Wow.  The day before the interview John and Patrick had passed along their banners to the new, incoming Royalty.

In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Staci speaks with them about their responsibilities as Tiny Tot Brave and Jr. Brave, their travels and any advice they might have for the next young tribal representatives.
 


Rural Standard Station, 1956 (National Archives & Records Administration/Wikimedia)

Moments in Time: Slower Times

Grand Marais has always been a small town, but for many who grew up in the community, it feels much bigger and busier than it did in the past.


"With the cool, wisps of wood smoke will soon be wafting through the woods foretelling of the magical fall changes in store..."

Wildersmith August 31

The Gunflint bids farewell to month eight under a full gaze from that “old man in the moon.” The past chapter of 2012 has quickly trudged off into the history book, beginning in a full lun


Walleye (Megan Hines/Flickr)

Points North: Bad luck doesn't deter budding angler

Some say fishing is just luck. My friend Kate Watson would agree, pointing out that all of hers is bad. Twice this summer the Grand Marais woman has gone fishing with yours truly.


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Local fish report for Friday, August 31

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, we’ve got some heat coming as this weekend lines up to be busy.


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