Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.
With the lakes frozen over, many life forms lead a controlled existence under the ice. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about living under ice.
Biidash reports the latest School News.
As a part of their regular monthly meeting the Economic Development Authority board discussed cold weather assistance from the AEOA. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Howard Hedstrom.
Sophia and Kalina report the latest School News.
Cook County Commissioners and county staff agreed volunteers and donations are likely the most realistic approach to assist with clearing the vast network of recreation trails in the county.
The Plucked Up String Band (Amanda Hand, guitar; Bill Hansen, dobro; Matt Nesheim, banjo; Elliot Noyce, mandolin; Will Moore, upright bass; Kieran Scannell, drums) joined Dick and Dave Jan. 8 for delightful, original music and fun chat. They've got lots of gigs scheduled around the county this winter. You can learn more about them here.
A new documentary film featuring three Twin Cities’ chefs exploring the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness near the Gunflint Trail has been released.
Minnesota's largest solar power project went online last month atop two parking ramps at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport. Dennis Probst, who spearheaded the project, is executive vice president for the Metropolitan Airports Commission. He chatted with Dave Jan. 8 about the benefits of the project as well as the challenges involved.
A recently published study suggests that all dogs alive today can trace at least some of their ancestry back to dogs that were domesticated 33,000 years ago in southern East Asia. We wanted to learn more about man's (and woman's) best friend and where they came from, so we asked Dr. Ned Patterson, associate professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the U of MN, to join us. He spoke with Dick Jan. 8.
January’s cold snap continues, but it should warm up after mid-week. But it won’t exactly be balmy.