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Check out two new videos highlighting local Lake Superior-centered initiatives!

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 1:44pm

With the help of local filmmaker Patrick Knight, we've recently produced two videos specifically for the Lake Superior Project.


Bump Blomberg

Boyd "Bump" Blomberg brings new music to The Roadhouse

Singer-songwriter Boyd (Bump) Blomberg stopped in to Studio A June 28 to chat with Buck & Dick and play gorgeous original music.


Poplar Lake

Grand Marais paddler Keith Morris makes 100-mile kayak journey in 24 hours

Keith Morris made an epic kayak journey recently, traveling 100 miles from Fall Lake in Ely to his cabin on Poplar Lake, in a kayak he built himself. Hear his conversation with Dick Swanson, and learn all about it.


 

Minneapolis couple wins small-town cafe in essay contest

Seth Lintelman, with his wife Elizabeth, own the Cup N Saucer Cafe in Sherburn, Minn. They acquired it in a rather unusual way--they won it in an essay contest.


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Sue Leaf's new book about the father of Minnesota ornithology, Thomas Sadler Roberts

Dick Swanson chatted with Sue Leaf June 28 about her new book, "A Love Affair with Birds," from the U of MN Press. The book is a wonderful portrait not only of Thomas Sadler Roberts, the father of Minnesota ornithology, but of the state and the Twin Cities in their early history.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather close to ideal for the 4th

It promises to be a great 4th of July holiday week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart about super summer weather.


Thumbs up!

Positivity - REPEAT from July 28, 2012

The book, Positivity by Barbara Frederickson, shows how to increase our positive emotions each day.  With a little bit of conscious effort, we can increase the quality of our days, our hea


In the kitchen listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for June 29

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Forest wildflowers.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 28

June is fast fading into the record books, and the halfway point of our year in border country is peeking over the horizon.  While time has quietly slipped away, we are already a week into summer


Co-op sign.

Co-op opens doors to new store

After a year of construction, the Cook County Wholefoods Co-op opened the doors to its brand new 7,100 square foot store in downtown Grand Marais on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.


Flute Reed River Restoration

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Young Conservationists

LSProject: A New Generation of Conservationists

 If you tuned into the last edition of the Lake Superior Project, you heard the story of Rick Schubert.


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Youth Radio Project interviews Gavin Danfelt-Martin about Commercial Advertising

Members of the Youth Radio Project interviewed University of Minnesota student and Cook County High School graduate Gavin Danfelt-Martin about his interest and invovlement with commercial adverti


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