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New hope for county economic development is WTIP’s First Thursday for April

For the first eleven years of this century Cook County’s economy grew at less than the rate of inflation.

Greater Roadrunner (Geococcyx californianus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: April 6th

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.

"Lost Jim" Ohlschmidt

Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend April 12 & 13

Don’t miss the 3rd annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend featuring artist Jim Ohlschmidt April 12 - 13 at Bluefin Bay

Coaster Brook Trout & native fish species restoration

Check out "LSProject: The Life Salvelinus" to learn more about the coaster brook trout, one of the native fish spec

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Check out "LSProject: The Life Salvelinus" to learn more about the coaster brook trout, one of the native fish species to Lake Superior that bands are attempting to restore around the lake. Biologists explain why this fish, and native species, are so important to the health of the lake.

GREAT LAKES Chronicles: Coaster Brook Trout

Check out this video about the coaster brook trout in the Salmon Trout River in Michigan, one of the last places where coasters survive on Lake Superior.

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

Youth Show April 4

This week on the show, we bring you two new "This I Believe" essays from students Maya McHugh and Meredith Sutton.

Radio studied

Weekend News Roundup for April 6

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Tall ships return to Duluth, Rep.

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: The Life Salvelinus

The Grand Portage Native Fish Hatchery has been producing and rearing coaster brook trout, a native Lake Superior fish, since 2007.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: April 4

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

Youth Radio speaks with CCHS Baseball in this interview (Karen Kleis/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CCHS Baseball Team

This week on the show, we were joined in the studio by CCHS Baseball Team Coach Jorgenson, along with team members Colin Everson, Joe Borud, and Thomas Anderson.

Students share their "This I Believe" essays with the YRP this week (Lew Holzman/Flickr)

"This I Believe" Essay Readings: Part 5

Teacher Sarah Malkovich has been working with her students over the past few weeks to write "This I Believe" essays as part of her exploratory class.

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

Youth Radio Project: Untitled Poem #9

Czarina is a Youth Radio Project producer and poet. Each week, she shares an original poem on the Youth Show. In this week's poem, she shares the story of a prisoner being freed.

Erica Ternes

School News from Cook County Middle School, April 5

Soon, all middle school students in the state of Minnesota will begin standardized comprehension tests in math, reading, and science.  In this edition of School News, Cook County School’s t

Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill on reconciling plans for the new budget

The time has come for House and Senate committees to start assigning dollars to programs that will eventually result in a new budget. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.

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