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Local explorer Lonnie Dupre on his recent Denali attempt and his newly-published memoir

Local explorer Lonnie Dupre stopped by The Roadhouse Feb. 10 to chat with Buck about his second attempt to summit Denali in winter, and about his newly-published memoir, "Life on Ice: 25 Years of Arctic Exploration."


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LSProject: A Perfect Storm of Circumstances (Full Report)

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches. Seemingly pristine and still very wild, the North Shore of Lake Michigan is a wilderness destination.


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The Ojibwe People's Dictionary: a new searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary from the U of MN

Bob spoke Feb. 10 with Prof. Brenda Child, chair of the department of American Indian Studies at the U of MN, about the new online Ojibwe People's Dictionary. Click here to browse the dictionary, hear pronounciations from native speakers, and see visual links to related collections of the MN Historical Society.


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Loyal following for weekly Water Fitness classes

Weekly Water Fitness classes at the Grand Marais Municipal Swimming Pool are attracting a loyal following.  Classes are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings at 9:00


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New Climate Preparedness Support for Lake Superior Communities

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Diane Desotelle - Sea Grant's new Climage Change Extension Educator.)


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Beekeeping and How To Shrink Your Lawn & Plant Flowers Instead

Northern Gardening hosts Joan Farnam and Paula Sundet-Wolf welcome author Evelyn Hadden and bee entomologist Mike Goblirsch on the first show of the 2012 season.


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Obama seeks $300 million for Great Lakes cleanup

President Barack Obama is requesting $300 million to continue funding a wide-ranging Great Lakes environmental cleanup program in the 2013 fiscal year.


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No hypothermia for these mammals

Some mammals like beavers and muskrats can get wet in the winter with no apparent problems.


Joe Paulik with Jessi & Al

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Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson - Photo by Stephan Hoglund

Local Music Project: Joe Paulik with Jessi Nicholson and Al Oikari

Joe Paulik has been writing music since he was 12. He moved to Cook County in 1982 when he was 20 years old and began performing in the area a few years later.


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Mercury levels high in North Shore babies

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with study author and lead research scientist Pat McCann of the Minnesota Department of Health)


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Weather remains balmy for coming week

The week ahead looks like warm and dry weather through Sunday.


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