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Arctic Circle (Photo by Martin Male/Flickr)

Mara MacDonell on her 50-day Arctic Circle canoe adventure

Mara MacDonald has been attending YMCA Camp Menogyn for the last five years.

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Cailan Carpenter on moving to Cook County during high school

Cailan Carpenter is Cook County High School Student. She recently moved to Cook County from Holden Village, Washington.

Shawn & Sterling

Youth Radio Project: Looking Back (A Year in Radio)

Why spend an entire summer writing audio commentaries and interviewing strangers?

Youth Radio Project: Life Out in Left Field (Photo by Chris McBrien/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Life Out in Left Field

Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project knows who she is, but what does that mean? What if she changed? In this commentary, Audrey Summers considers life out in left field.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: June 7

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


Two Many Banjos plays Studio A once more before going on hiatus

Bob and Buck hosted Duluth folk/bluegrass band Two Many Banjos in studio June 1. It was one of their last appearances before they go on hiatus later this month.

Lightning over the night sky

Meteorologist Paul Huttner talks weird weather, climate change, and more on the North Shore

Buck talked June 1 with Paul Huttner, MPR meteorologist, about weather trends, climate change, and the challenges of forecasting the weather.

Photo: U.S. Forest Service, Eastern Region - courtesy of the Forest History Society, Durham, N.C.

West End News: June 7

Recently, Steve Robertson, a naturalist with the Forest Service in Tofte, sent me a web link to the Forest History Society.


Second annual Lutsen 99er bike race is June 23

Bob chatted June 1 with Adam Harju, race director for the Lutsen 99er, about the bike race scheduled for June 23, co-sponsored by the Cook County Visitors Bureau and Lifetime Fitness. There's also a 39-mile version.

Plans for a new Cook County Community Center continue to evolve.

Community Center public input meeting Tuesday

A Public Input Meeting on the new Cook County Community Center is scheduled for 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at the ISD #166 campus in Grand Marais.

A transit of Venus

Northern Sky: An Eclipse & A Rare Transit

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

Luna Moth

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - June 2nd

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.

After a year in Cook County, AFS foreign exchange student Ali Simon is returning to her home country of Paraguay

AFS student Ali Simon shares her perspectives on a year in Cook County

After a year in Cook County, AFS foreign exchange student Ali Simon is returning to her home country of Paraguay.

The CCHS Class of 2012 graduates this weekend

Youth Radio Project: Class of 2012 Salutatorian CeCe Olson on graduation

All across America, a special right of passage is happening – graduation. For Cook County High School seniors, graduation is this Saturday, June 2nd.

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Weekend News Roundup for June 2

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

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