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Kurt Carlson of Georgetown University

Study finds three reasons are more persuasive than four

Ann Possis speaks with Kurt Carlson, Professor of Marketing at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business and blogger for Psychology Today, about his new study which finds that the number three is

Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Board reviews three parks projects

The Grand Marais Park Board this week reviews plans and suggestions for a parkside public access, a popup park and a tent for harbor park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Doug Jensen, Minnesota Sea Grant

Invasive species to be a summer-long topic on WTIP

Invasive species are hitchhikers and to a large degree depend upon us to spread them around, whether inland waters or Lake Superior.

Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: April 2

Chloe and Blake report the latest School News. 

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.  Kind words and praise for both children and adults can play a role in prevention. 

Prof. Nigel Wattrus

Large "donuts" on the bottom of Lake Superior have geologic history

Scientists are puzzled by large donut shapes on the deep bottom of Lake Superior. But Prof. Nigel Wattrus  at UMD’s Large Lakes Observatory has a theory. WTIP Jay Andersen spoke with Prof.


Lake County Compass: Where Are the Spring Birds?

Jim Lind, former avian ecologist at the University of Minnesota, tells us what late winter and early spring birds he's been seeing -- and due to the severe winter we've had -- what b

Gunflint Trail

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: March 28

The Wildersmith two are back in the woods. It’s always a joy to return to this northern Riviera following one of our southern road trips.

Radio listeners

Weekend News Roundup for March 29

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


We Have The Time To Nudge Ourselves in a Better Direction - March 29, 2014

Meditating for 12 minutes gets measurable results.  What are other accessible ways we can nudge ourselves in a better direction every day?


What Do You Focus On? - March 22, 2014

What do you focus on?  Do you put as much energy and commitment into what you want to create? Or are you more connected to what you don't like and what is not working?

Faroe Stamp by Martin Morck (wikimedia)

Mapping Mystery at the Johnson Heritage Post

Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church hosts an annual spring show focusing on the overlap between creativity and spirituality.  This year’s show, ‘Mapping Mystery’ opens &nb

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Time to sign up for Code Red for your cell phone

Code Red is an early warning system that law enforcement would like to roll out soon.

The Presque Isle: Great Lakes Tug

Presque Isle on Spring Break?

Tug and icebreaker activity has been visible off shore in the Grand Marais area.  WTIP’s Debbie Benedict spoke with Jim Sharrow of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority who t

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