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Lake Superior

Anishinaabe Way: A Sip of Lake

Rick Anderson owns Sweetgrass Cove Guesthouse & Bodywork Studio in Grand Portage, and is a member of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Rick shares a poem about Lake Superior.


Why is Antarctic ice growing if the planet is warming? Scientist from Nat'l. Snow & Ice Data Center explains

Walt Meier, research scientist at the National Snow & Ice Data Center at the U of CO, Boulder, joined Buck Oct. 12 to help explain how it is that ice cover in Antarctica is growing, even as Arctic ice is melting and the planet is warming.

Lapland longspur

Lapland longspur migration

One of the fall migrants we see in flocks on grassy ground is the Lapland longspur. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these camouflaged seed eaters.


Otters make art! Otter keeper at the Great Lakes Aquarium tells how

Otters are painting at the Great Lakes Aquarium! Bob chatted recently with Tara Lieberg, otter keeper at the aquarium in Duluth, about how the otters, Zhoosh & Anang, are making art with childrens' finger paints. Their paintings are for sale at the aquarium and online.

Minnesota Sea Grant

Sea Grant gets help with invasive species

Efforts by Minnesota Sea Grant to spread the word to stop the spread of aquatic invasive species have received a big lift — a $400,000 grant from the federal Great lakes Restoration Initiative.<

Gray wolf

Wolf hunting: Legal actions grow, license sales slow

MINNEAPOLIS— Two state conservation groups yesterday asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to stop wolf hunting and trapping this fall.

Lumberjacks circa 1900.

Moments in Time: Schroeder's logging legacy

At the turn of the 20th century, northeastern Minnesota was teeming with lumberjacks, drawn by virgin forests of pine, fir, spruce, birch, aspen, and cedar.

Gray wolf

Minnesota Supreme Court asked to stop wolf season

MINNEAPOLIS— The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves today asked the Minnesota Supreme Court to stop wolf hunting and trapping this fall.

Elementary Teacher Natalie Shaw

School News from Sawtooth Elementary, October 15

Natalie Shaw is the new 1st grade teacher for Sawtooth Elementary School.  Natalie began her career with Sawtooth Elementary and is excited to be back working with her delightful 1

Girl at Radio

Weekend News Roundup for October 13

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

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

Youth Show October 11

This week on the Youth Show, we have more for our Night of the Notorious Interview Series!

Urban art re: Patriot Act (Bob With/Flickr)

Night of the Notorious: Kyle Martinson on the Patriot Act

As part of our Night of the Notorious interview series, College in the Schools English student Kyle Martinson joined us in the studio this week to talk about his topic.

Maryland Women’s Heritage Center Exhibit Honors Women in STEM (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Lori Backlund on women & engineering

This week on the Youth Show, engineer Lori Backlund joins us in the studio to talk about her experience being a woman in the engineering field.

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