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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.

The Si!vertones. Photo by Timouth Young.

The Si!vertones bring charmingly eclectic repertoire to Studio A

Cathy Quinn & Ann Possis welcomed the Si!vertones (Liz Sivertson on sax & clarinet, John Gruber on guitar & vocals) for fun and music during WTIP's "15 Reasons" membership drive.

Randy Davis

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, March 18

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary uses Title I programming to assist elementary students with their reading proficiency.  In this edition of School News, reading

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: March 16th

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.

L to R; WTIP Programming Director Kelly Schoenfelder, and producer Carah Thomas.

WTIP wins Associated Press broadcast news awards

Winners in the 2012 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest have been announced.

Bull moose

Moose mortality messages are coming in

The first GPS messages from dead moose to Minnesota researchers are coming in.


Inuit throat singers Lydia Etok & Nina Segalowitz perform on The Roadhouse

Cathy Quinn welcomed Inuit throat singers Nina Segalowitz & Lydia Etok to Studio A Mar. 15 for conversation, laughter, and demos of the traditional Inuit women's art of throat singing. Nina & Lydia were in Grand Marais for Sivertson Gallery's annual Inuit Premiere Weekend. Take a listen--you don't hear this amazing & unusual art form every day.


Filmmaker Emily Haddad on her documentary about the first woman MN Supreme Court justice, "Girl from Birch Creek"

Filmmaker Emily Haddad joined Ann Possis recently to talk about her latest documentary, "Girl from Birch Creek," the inspiring story of Rosalie Wahl, the first woman to be appointed to the MN Supreme Court. Emily talks about why she came to filmmaking, how she chose to tell Rosalie's story, and why it's important.

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