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Rainbow trout

Local Fish Report for Friday, Feb. 24

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, reports keep coming in indicating that people are getting fish.


Dr. Dorscher

Anishinaabe Physician Joycelyn Dorscher, M.D.

This edition of Anishinaabe Way features Dr. Joycelyn Dorscher, an Ojibwe Family Practice Doctor who also heads the Center of American Indian and Minority Health at the U of MN Medical School. She discusses her path to becoming a physician, the cultural challenges faced by Native medical students and issues surrounding Indian health.
 


Round River Farm, a CSA in Finland, MN, is hoping to make Birch Grove a weekly delivery point for veggies this year

West End News Feb. 23

It was good to see what I am calling The Big Snow Storm of 2012 drop a season high 5 inches of snow the other day.


Bull moose

Moose population continues to decline; hunting season to be evaluated

Minnesota's moose population continues to decline, dropping from an estimate of 4,900 in 2011 to 4,230 in 2012, according to the annual aerial survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.<


L to R: James Tierney and Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission

Study outlines solutions to Asian Carp threat

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Great Lakes Commission executive director Tim Eder.)


Lake Superior commercial fisherman Joe Carlson holds a herring, now called cisco.

Dr. Seth Moore: Confusing Fish Names

February 22, 2012

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Black-capped chickadee

Birds who cache their food in winter

Are chickadees being fussy when they pick up a seed at your feeder and drop it for another? What to blue jays do with all those seeds they gulp down?


"Tovar's doctor and his wife suggested adding animal products to his diet might help him feel better"

Points North: When A Vegan Goes Hunting

Tovar Cerulli has AOH, an increasingly common syndrome. The symptoms appeared in his 30s and were somewhat of a surprise. AOH is the acronym for what Cerulli terms Adult Onset Hunting.


Redistricting maps: Duluth News Tribune graphic

New Minn. legislative maps pair 46 incumbents

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's new legislative district maps pit 46 incumbents against each other and create 23 open seats.


Ashley Deschampe.

Ashley Deschampe competes for spot in national three-point shootout

Cook County High School senior guard Ashley Deschampe has been chosen as one of 16 girls to compete for the final spot in the National High School Three-Point Championship Shootout.


Willow in Winter

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - February 18th

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.


Photo courtesy of Todd Metcalfe via Flickr.

The Voices

In this short piece, youth producer Zack Anderson reads his poem "The Voices." Enjoy!


Sometimes I Don't Like Writing Poetry

Sometimes I Don't Like Writing Poetry

Sometimes, just sometimes, words don't do justice. In this short poem, youth producer Michaela Peterson tells a story that reflects these rare moments.


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