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Knife Lake fire

Fires restrictions begin in BWCAW

Fire restrictions will go into effect for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Tofte and Gunflint districts only starting Friday August 30th at 12:01 a.m.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 24th

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.


A shot of the current Knife Lake fire

As holiday weekend approaches, fire danger increases

Drier weather means increased fire danger and the Labor Day holiday calls for increased vigilance.


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Generosity - August 10, 2013

There are many self-serving reasons to be generous: it improves your health, it builds relationships and it begets generosity in return.  How might I be a bit more generous in my life?


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Singer-songwriter Eric Frost stops by The Roadhouse

Buck and Dick welcomed Eric Frost to Studio A Aug. 23 for great conversation and beautiful music.


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L.A.-based Almighty Dog Entertainment shooting movie on the Range---we talk with the director

Dick Swanson chatted Aug. 23 with L.A. film director Tino Struckmann, who will be shooting an action film (working title: "Sdanka's War") on the Iron Range, North Shore and in Duluth, starting this fall. He visited Minnesota last week scouting locations and doing casting as well. Learn how it all works, and why he thinks northern Minnesota is the perfect place to make a movie.


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Marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom

Aug. 28 is the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech. But many other important figures spoke that day as well. Dr. Catherine Squires, professor of commmunications studies at the University of Minnesota, joined Buck recently to talk about the march, including people and messages from the event that are often overlooked.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Summer heats up and stays dry

The summer we all wished for is here, but perhaps more than what we had wanted. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christensen about hot and dry.


There's a lot to see in the night sky in late August & early September (Mike Lewinski/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Saturn, Spica & Beehive Cluster in Early Sept.

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Marcia Hyatt and Beth Faraone in "Dix Tableau."

GM Playhouse production of "Dix Tableau" on now

The Grand Marais Playhouse production of "Dix Tableau," directed by Susan Kelnberger, opened on Thursday, August 22, and will run through September 1.


Care Partners Services and Volunteer Opportunities

Who: 
Care Partners of Cook County
Where: 
Lower level of Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Care Partners provides vital support and services to help clients and their families to address the transitions of aging, serious illness, and end of life with safety, dignity, and confidence.

Tune in for the Youth Show Thursdays at 5 P.M

Youth Show: August 22

This week on the youth show, we say goodbye to our longtime host Sterling Anderson before he takes off for college.


Image by h.koppdelaney via Flickr.

Youth Radio Project Interviews Members of the CCHS Cross Country Team.

The cross country season recently started up, so we talked to members of the CCHS cross country team, Roman Schnobrich and Matea Acero, on their practices, the races, and why they run on the team.


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