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YMCA Update - May 13, 2019

North Shore Morning host, Gary Latz talks with Cook County Community YMCA's Betsy Blaisdell, support services specialist, for the YMCA update.

MN DNR Conservation Officer Darin Fagerman goes over the pre-ride safety check. Photo courtesy of ISD 166

Local youths complete ATV safety training at ISD 166

The second year of School District 166’s sixth grade safety class wrapped up on May 9 with practical testing for students in ATV Safety. 

The WISE group is using this as a temporary logo, but wants something more meaningful - Graphic courtesy of Ann Merson

WISE women sponsor logo contest

Lions Club International recently decided to end its Lioness Club program.

Joe Friedrichs holds an empty stringer on the 2019 Fishing Opener. Photo by Brad Nielsen

LSProject: WTIP news director 'skunked' on Fishing Opener

It was a busy weekend for many anglers across the state, as May 11 launched the start of the 2019 fishing season in Minnesota.


Northern Gardening: Composting

This month's edition of Northern Gardening is all about composting.  Learn about composting in your home garden, as well as using composting as a means of gardening with straw bales.

Seniors on the Vikings baseball team.  Photo by Bruce Johnson.

Vikings off to great start in 2019 season

The Vikings baseball team is off to a hot start, through nine games the team has an 8-1 record.  There's still plenty more games to play this spring, including this week, with another home ga

Snowy Forest, Sawbill Trail by Travis Novitsky

North Woods Naturalist: Seasonal whiplash

What season is it, spring or winter?  If you've found yourself asking that question recently, you may have experienced seasonal whiplash.  WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Ch

Image submitted by Michelle Schroeder

Backpacking 101 - Michelle Schroeder

North Shore Morning host, Brian Neil talks with Michelle Schroeder about "How to Keep From Doing Stupid 'stuff' on the Trail" or "Backpacking 101".

VPC Logo -submitted

Violence Prevention Center Update - May 2019

North Shore Morning host, Dennis Waldrop, talks with Lindsey Gau and Carly Puch from the Violence Prevention Center about Mental Health Awareness Month and the intersection of  mental health and


YMCA Update - May 6, 2019

North Shore Morning host, Jana Berka talks with Cook County Community YMCA Branch Executive Director, Emily Marshall for this week's update.