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Comet PanSTARRS (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Jupiter, Saturn & Comet PanSTARRS

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

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, March 11

This week in Sawtooth Elementary School News, Youth Radio Producers Sterling Anderson and Mara MacDonell visited 3rd grade teacher Lorelei Livingston to learn more about her class’ Oj

Trumpeter Swan (Cygnus buccinator)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: March 9th

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.

Doggone good radio

Weekend News Roundup for February 9

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

9-4-12 Storm

How to Tame the Inner Critic - March 9, 2013

We can learn to quiet our inner critic.  Dr Jill Bolte Taylor calls this "response-ability".

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Youth Show March 7

This week on the show, we bring you a new edition of Cook County Middle School News, a fun interview with Cook County High School Track Team, and members from the CCHS Boys Basketball Team share their

YRPers interview CCHS Track members about their upcoming season (Sean Venn/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Track about upcoming season

The CCHS Track Team has just started their season. They joined youth producer Mara MacDonell on the Youth Show this week to share their thoughts about practice and why they run.

YPRers interview the CCHS Boys Basketball Team this week (Rob Wright/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Boys Basketball on playoffs

The Cook County High School Boys Basketball Team will go up against Fond du Lac Ojibwe in the first round of the playoffs on March 7.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: March 7

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

Czarina Crow

Youth Radio Project: Another Without

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show. In this week's poem, she shares a poem titled "Another Without."

Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, March 8

Last week, Cook County Middle School students enjoyed a day away from school. They participated in the winter Exploratory Day event.  Students had a variety of options to choose from.

Pine Marten (George Lamson/Flickr)

Wildersmith March 8

Whew, a week of March has come and gone already. Our semi-winter continues in the upper Gunflint.

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (Center for American Progress/Flickr)

Points North: Will Water Management Influence Future Farm Policy?

News reports from the Pheasant Fest show held in Minneapolis during February suggest the best days of pheasant and duck hunting in the upper Midwest are behind us.

Yellow perch

Local fish report for Friday, March 8

According to fishing expert John Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, reports are that fishing has been slow.

Lichens on rock

Lichens are two plants in one

The North Shore has plenty of lichens, but you may not recognize them as such and you may not know a very interesting fact about them.

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