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Burl on a tree

Burls are more than "bumps on a log"

They’re a familiar sight in our north woods, but are they injuries? Do they harm the trees? WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about burls.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Cooler but normal weather this week

Looks like a chilly News Years with a chance of snow, then a warm-up. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about holiday weather.


Moon Rise Over Snow

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 29

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.


Lonnie Dupre returns to Denali

Weekend News Roundup for December 29

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


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Setting Intentions - December 29, 2012

Instead of New Year's Resolutions, try setting intentions to focus your attention on what matters most. Create the intention as a question and then learn how to live into it.


Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: December 22nd

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.


Laura and her pet moose (Cook County Historical Society)

History Speaks: Laura Alice Hogeboom Harriman

Laura Alice Hogeboom Harriman was a true pioneer; a woman in the wilderness. Hard and exhausting as life was for early settlers in Hovland, Minnesota, Laura thrived.


Kimber Wraalstad

Ski trails, skilled long term care and songs on WTIP’s December edition of Third Thursday Community Conversations

Ever wonder how all those ski trails happen? As our population ages have you thought about the need for long-term care? What’s it like to write and perform music for 40 years?


Squirrel raids a bird feeder (Dave Lundy/Flickr)

Wildersmith December 28

The Gunflint is closing in on its last days of 2012. This is happening under the watchful gaze of our “little spirit moon” (Manidoo Giizisoons).
 


Lonnie Dupre on Denali

Lonnie Dupre returns to Denali for a third attempt

Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre is back in Talkeetna Alaska preparing for this third attempt to conquer North America's highest mountain...alone and in the dead of winter.


Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Points North: Wilderness Adventure Inspires High School Senior

Folks who fret that kids aren’t spending enough time outdoors ought to meet Mara MacDonell, a high school senior living in Grand Marais.


Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: December 22

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.


Cook County Schools

Back to school after what may have been a stressful holiday for some

There’s been a lot of disturbing news on TV over the holidays and that can have an effect on school-age young people.


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