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Weekend News Roundup for March 23

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

Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, March 22

This past week, five Cook County Middle School 8th graders qualified for the State History Day competition scheduled for May 4th.  The

Canada Lynx (myheimu/Flickr)

Wildersmith March 22

‘Twas the days before spring, and all through the woods, the critters were stirring in shivering wonderment.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: March 21

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

Ty Backlund talks about his time in Afghanistan in the interview (401st_AFSB/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews 2009 CCHS graduate & Afghan War veteran Ty Backlund

2009 Cook County High School graduate and Afghan War Veteran Ty Backlund joined us in the studio this week.

Members of the CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team talk about their win at regions in this interview (Marc Wathieu/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team

The CCHS Knowledge Bowl Team just placed first at regions, and they are headed to the state competition next month.

Theater Sports participants give us the lowdown on their competition/performance (TheAdmiral/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Theater Sports participants

The CCHS College in the Schools Literature class just wrapped up their Theater Sports competition on Wednesday, March 20.

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

Youth Show March 21

So much great stuff on the March 21st edition of the Youth Show!

Czarina Crow

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #8

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show.

Czarina shares another original poem with us in this feature (matryosha/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #7

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show.

Kimber Wraalstad and board chair Howard Abrahamson

Hospital faces sequestration and insurance cuts

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center is facing a couple of $200,000 income reductions. One from the federal government and one from an insurance provider.

Vintage tackle poster

Local fish report for Friday, March 22

The fish report will be intermittent as we transition from winter to summer fishing conditions.

Joe Buttweiler

Arrowhead's Joe Buttweiler updates fiber optic progress

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative is gearing up for more fiber optic work. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Joe Buttweiler about the light at the end of the broadband tunnel.

North House instructor Peter Henrikson and Grindbygg-style timber frame - photo by Carah Thomas

West End News: March 21

A beautiful new building is coming to Tofte early this summer.  The building has recently been built and will be moved to the North Shore Commercial Fishing Museum in May or early June.

Angela Swedberg Vamps-Walking With Our Sisters Project

Anishinaabe Way: Me'tis artist Christi Belcourt

Me'tis artist Christi Belcourt lives near Manitoulin Island, Ontario. She creates intricate paintings inspired by the traditional beading process and woodland style of beadwork design.

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