Great Lakes increasingly threatened due to pollution from plastics
WTIP's Bob Carter spoke recently with Dr. Lorena M. Rios Mendoza, a scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, about her research into pollution by plastic particles in the Great Lakes. The particles not only affect water quality, they present dangers to fish and birds who ingest them.
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Author Tom Kizzia on "Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith & Madness on the Alaska Frontier"
WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Tom Kizzia, Anchorage Daily News reporter and author of "Pilgrim's Wilderness." Billed as "Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter," it's ...
Never fear---turkey experts are standing by!
It's the time of year to check in with the experts at the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line. Home economist Alice Coffey joined WTIP's Dick Swanson recently to talk all things ...
LIttle Free Library: Sharing books & building community
Rick Brooks is co-founder & program director of the nonprofit organization Little Free Library. Little Free Libraries are small buildings, sort of like a birdhouse but ...
Explore an unusual musical instrument, the didgeridoo
The didgeridoo is a wind instrument that originated with indigenous Australians, and it's still in widespread use both in Australia and all over the world. Grand Marais, ...
"Deerland," a thoughtful exploration of white-tailed deer & their impact on our world
Did you know there are 30 million deer in America today, 100 times more than a century ago? On the eve of the Minnesota deer opener, WTIP's Buckley Benson talked with Al ...
Ely man bushwhacks from Atikokan back to Ely in 15 days
WTIP's Dick Swanson checked in with Jason Zabokrtsky of Ely, who just finished an overland adventure from Atikokan to Ely, 90 miles or so of bushwhacking with the occasional ...
New study launched on youth football and concussion
Football and concussions have been in the news more and more lately. Dr. Andrew Peterson of the U of Iowa Sports Medicine department joined WTIP's Buck Benson recently to ...
First aired on WTIP's The Roadhouse Apr. 26, 2013.
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