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A snapping turtle catching some rays on Saganaga Lake (Blue~Canoe/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 7

‘Tis the season for kick-offs: another school year, football, etc. For yours truly, it’s a kick-off time too.

Log Truck loading birch sawlogs (Eli Sagor/Flickr)

Points North: Mills Close, But Trees Keep Growing

This summer, Minnesota lost the Verso paper mill in Sartell and the Georgia-Pacific hardboard plant in Duluth. Both appear to be permanent losses.

A very happy Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Student Mara MacDonell talks about her 50-day Arctic Circle Canoe Trip

Back in May, the Youth Radio Project interviewed Mara MacDonell on her upcoming 50-day canoe trip at the Arctic Circle.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: September 6

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

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show September 6

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "Youth & Work." We spoke with John Challenger, CEO of the nationally-known job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, about their ana

Fall maple

Leaves begin to change color in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota.

Mowing the lawn, a common teen summer job (iChris/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CEO John Challenger on Teen Unemployment

Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean?

Summer Job (jefzila/Flickr)

Youth Take: Summer Jobs

What sort of summer job did you have this year? The Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School to figure out what sort of jobs students had and why they had them.


Local fish report for Friday, September 7

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, walleyes and smallies are where the action is.

Blackburnian warbler

Wildlife photographer David Brislance on Artist Open House

David Brislance photographs birds and animals in the Lutsen forest where he lives. WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently visited with him for another edition of Artist Open House.

Campfires restricted

Lightning starts more fires in BWCAW

Lightning has touched off more wildfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Commissioner Tony Sertich

Sertich views renewable project in Silver Bay

There’s a sustainable green energy project starting up in Silver Bay.    WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Tony Sertich of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitat

Ely area fire. Photo: USFS

BWCAW fire slowly grows near Ely

A fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness about 12 miles northwest of Ely continued to slowly grow Tuesday.

Grand Marais Art Colony

First Street and Third Avenue

The Grand Marais Art Colony offers exhibits, events, activities and classes in a variety of media and for adults and kids.

2012 Radio Waves

Forecast looking good for Radio Waves weekend

The week ahead looks fairly dry with just a possibility of sprinkles on and off. The Radio Waves Music Festival gets a big “Go Ahead”.

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