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Weekend News Roundup for September 22

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: September 20

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


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

Youth Show September 20

This week on the Youth Show, we talk about sports!


Red Fox (Anthony Adams/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 21

It’s official, the calendar says that our fall excursion is on schedule along the Gunflint Byway. For a day now, east is truly east and west is west with our daytime luminary, Sol.


Robert DesJarlait

Anishinaabe Way: Robert DesJarlait

Red Lake Anishinaabe Robert DesJarlait is a writer, journalist, artist, a co-founder of the group "Protect our Manoomin" and a member of the University of Minnesota Council of Elders.  He recently told the story of the spiritual connection between the Anishinaabeg and the wolf (ma'aingan). It is a cautionary tale of man and animal's intertwined fate. Robert signs his works of art with the symbol of a wolf's paw to honor this historic and ancient connection.


BWCA (Robert Engberg/Flickr)

Gunflint Notebook: Taking It Slow

As summer comes to a close, Steve heads out on a canoe trip with his kids in the BWCAW.


BWCA (Chad Fennell/Flickr)

Points North: BWCAW Land Exchange—Another Failed Effort?

Congressman Chip Cravaack made headlines recently when the U.S. House passed his legislation authorizing a land-for-land swap between the U.S.


Beryl

Author Beryl Singleton Bissell

Beryl Singleton Bissell left the monastery to marry a former priest.


Rainbow trout

Local fish report for Friday, September 21

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, where have all the fishermen gone? His answer, hunting.


Green Darner Dragonfly (tlindenbaum/Flickr)

Dragonflies migrate, too

Dragonflies follow their insect prey…some as far as the Gulf coast.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with local naturalist Chel Anderson about green darner dragonfly migration.


Time for flu shots

Flu shot clinic start Sept. 25

Flu season is just around the corner, which means the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has is fall flu clinic outreach program ready.


 

Second court appearance for Grand Portage man

A public defender was appointed and two criminal cases were continued on Wednesday, Sept. 19 for a 36-year-old Grand Portage man.


Great Expectatiions School

Great Expectations scores high with Ed Dept

Great Expectations School got high scores from the Department of Education. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with school administrator Peter James about charter school success.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about pending veteran's legislation

The U.S. Senate considers legislation to help veterans and will take up the school trust lands issue soon. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota U.S.


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