This week the county board voted not to support the Voter ID amendment. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jim Johnson who made the motion at Tuesday’s meeting.
Buck and Bob welcomed Minneapolis singer/songwriter Neal Swanger, along with bass player Dan Olmschenk, Oct. 12, for some great music in Studio A. They were in the county to play a wedding the next day. Neal's new album is called "Broken Ground." He and Dan also play with the band Folk 'n' Thieves.
Local school administrators attend Dept of Education “alternative approaches to education” seminar.
The Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday went on record opposing the proposed Voter ID amendment to the state constitution.
Before Dave Seaton went into the canoe outfitting business he built guitars.
Rick Anderson owns Sweetgrass Cove Guesthouse & Bodywork Studio in Grand Portage, and is a member of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Rick shares a poem about Lake Superior.
Why is Antarctic ice growing if the planet is warming? Scientist from Nat'l. Snow & Ice Data Center explains-
Walt Meier, research scientist at the National Snow & Ice Data Center at the U of CO, Boulder, joined Buck Oct. 12 to help explain how it is that ice cover in Antarctica is growing, even as Arctic ice is melting and the planet is warming.
One of the fall migrants we see in flocks on grassy ground is the Lapland longspur. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these camouflaged seed eaters.
Otters are painting at the Great Lakes Aquarium! Bob chatted recently with Tara Lieberg, otter keeper at the aquarium in Duluth, about how the otters, Zhoosh & Anang, are making art with childrens' finger paints. Their paintings are for sale at the aquarium and online.
Efforts by Minnesota Sea Grant to spread the word to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species have received a big lift — a $400,000 grant from the federal Great lakes Restoration Initiative.<
MINNEAPOLIS— Two state conservation groups yesterday asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to stop wolf hunting and trapping this fall.
At the turn of the 20th century, northeastern Minnesota was teeming with lumberjacks, drawn by virgin forests of pine, fir, spruce, birch, aspen, and cedar.
MINNEAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves today asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to stop wolf hunting and trapping this fall.