There are valuable minerals in the rock around Lake Superior—copper, nickel, and iron. And people want to get at it. There’s money to be made and demand for the material.
Bob spoke Jan. 20 with Gar Alperovitz, author of "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy," about possible approaches and solutions to the current state of affairs in American society.
Jay Andersen stopped by Dec. 30 to chat with Buck and Bob about 2011's local issues and happenings, including the proposed community center and swimming pool, the new library, what's up with moose and wolves, school district money woes, and more.
Bob spoke Dec. 16 with John Maher, longtime political activist and author of "Learning From the Sixties," about how the lessons of those times might be applied today.
On Friday, December 16, the MN Department of Public Safety, along with the Cook County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension held a press conference following the shooting at the Co
Ever thought of a wasabi-based fire alarm? One of the 2011 IgNobel Award winners did. Buck chatted Nov. 25 with Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, about the awards.
Bob Carter spoke with John Morrin of Grand Portage Sept. 23 regarding the 'Undoing Racism' workshop being offered locally Oct. 3-5, what it's about, and why it's important. John is a core trainer for the workshop, which is offered by the People's Institute for Survival and Beyond.
Ann Possis spoke recently with Rich Harwood, founder/president of the Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, and author of "Why We're Here: The Powerful Impact of Public Broadcasters When They Turn Outward," about WTIP's focus on community engagement.
Over 100 people crowded the Commissioners Room at the Cook County Courthouse Tuesday to listen, ask questions and express opinions on the proposed new community center.