Ann Possis spoke July 25 with Dr. Karen Gran, a geology professor at UMD, about North Shore rivers and their history. She explained what can be seen and how that history affects these rivers today. She gave a presentation the next day at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center in Schroeder.
Dick welcomed the executive director of the Ernest Oberholtzer Foundation, Beth Waterhouse, to the show July 18. She told the story of how Ober came to know and love the border wilderness area, and how he fought to protect it. His island in Rainy Lake, Mallard Island, is now a study and retreat center. To learn more about Oberholtzer, the foundation and the island's retreat center and programs, click here.
Upper Gunflint weather conditions calmed some over the past week. The wash-out rains of the week prior have subdued into a few minor episodes which totaled 1 ¼ inches at Wildersmith.
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Pastor Deborah Lunde has announced her resignation as minister of Zoar Lutheran Church in Tofte. She has served as pastor at Zoar for six years and has guided the church to a strong position in
Colliding galaxies, choosing a telescope, Perseid meteor showers, & much more...from Bob King, Astrobob blogger-
One of our favorite Roadhouse guests, Bob King (aka Astrobob), joined Dick July 11 to catch up on what's new in the sky and how best to see it. You can find his blog (on the Duluth News Tribune website) here.
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
The “half way moon” will be beaming down on the territory this weekend. Seeing we are over the hump in 2014, daylight minutes have begun to trickle away.
Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center in Schroeder is offering a fascinating lecture next week. Award-winning author Ron Morton will guide you into the world of the night sky as seen through the lens of
More summer character crept into the upper Gunflint territory over the past week. The mercury, along with some nasty humidity, ascended to near 80 in places up the Trail.