Fall 2015 Membership Drive


We heard you. You’d rather shorten the on-air pledge drive, and keep the music going - uninterrupted. Together we can make it happen! Help us get to our $30,000 goal by pledging online right now! The fundraiser ends the moment we hit the goal. Every pledge will be automatically entered into our drawings for Lutsen Mountains Getaways, which include lodging, lift and concert tickets for two. It’s time to give! o Yes, I’d like to pledge and be automatically entered for the drawings. o I’d...
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10/5 Change Your Mind: Living With Mental Illness - family and social support

It's Mental Health Week, and we're kicking off a special weeklong series on Northland Morning called "Change Your Mind: Living with Mental Illness." One out of every four people you know could experience a mental health problem in their lifetime. Few things are as important to recovery from a physical - or mental illness - as family and societal support. But as an "invisible disability" - because you may not "look sick" to others ... sometimes that support is lacking.
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Northland College

10/1 New head of Timber Wolf Alliance will need to mix science and politics

After 32 years working for Wisconsin's Department of Natural Resources, wolf biologist Adrian Wydeven is no stranger to politics. That's just one of the skills that will serve him well in his new position as coordinator of the Northland College Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute's Timber Wolf Alliance program.
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10/1 Live from Studio A: Ginstrings

The nontraditional bluegrass band from the Twin Cities, Ginstrings, joined us October 1, 2015. They played the same night at the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth. Ginstrings
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Mental Health Week

It's Mental Health Week and we're airing a special series on Northland Morning called, "Change Your Mind: Living With Mental Illness"

Featured Live From Studio A

King Cardinal joins us Live from Studio A on Tuesday, October 6 at 2:00pm

Vivielle—Something That Isn't There

The transition from summer to fall is always hard to make.  The leaves fall off the trees, the sky gets permanently cloudy, and the students try to ease back into school.  Luckily, Vivielle is back to make the transition a little bit easier.  On their latest, Something That Isn’t There, the Duluth four-piece delivers ten tracks of autumn-ready melancholia— a perfect soundtrack for the fall season.

Karin Kraemer

A host of artists from Duluth to Grand Portage will be participating in the 2015 Crossing Borders Studio Tour, opening their working studios to the public through Sunday October 4. Our guest this week is Duluth-based potter Karin Kraemer from her studio "Duluth Pottery - Superior Division." Kraemer is a guest artist in the Crossing Borders Studio Tour at Two Harbors area Blue Skies Glassworks, the studio of Jodi and Michael Tonder, Cooter Pottery, Betsy Bowen Studio and many more are welcoming visitors all weekend celebrating the Crossing Borders Studio Tour on the north shore of Lake Super

9/30 Forever Home

Sep 30, 2015

Dotty is a black and white domestic medium hair who is 14 years old. She came to us from a previous home and is now looking for her new loving family! This sweet, senior girl would love to find a quiet retirement home where she can spend her golden years.

UMD External Affairs

Students at the Labovitz School of Business and Economics showed more than a little innovation and entrepreneurship themselves organizing the first LSBE Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference at UMD. The October 1 conference is open to the public.

It's a chance for students to network with and be inspired by the business leaders they hope to become someday.

Northern Lakes Second Harvest Food Bank

The Backpack Program here in the Northland is an effort by Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank to get food into the hands - and tummies - of kids who might otherwise not have much to eat over the weekend.

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory/Flickr

Not surprisingly, Minnesota anglers love fishing for trophy-sized Northern Pike.

But they're taking the big fish out of lakes faster than they can replace themselves.

The solution isn't one-size-fits-all; and the DNR is proposing three zones in Minnesota, with regulations tailored to fit each.

You can learn more and leave comments here.

Annie Dugan, the curator of the Duluth Art Institute, introduces a new discussion series and exploration of Duluth's "visual voice" called Design Duluth.  The first installment will be held Thursday at Cirrus Design and it's called "How Can We Measure Up?  Defeating Duluth's Inferiority Complex."

UMD/Brett Groehler

It took three years, eleven tribes, a statewide council and UMD's American Indian Studies department, but the Tribal Sovereignty Institute is on its way to becoming reality.

The Institute, to be located at UMD, will provide resources and students trained in tribal governance best practices. In addition, it will provide training in applicable rules and regulations to state agencies working on Minnesota reservations.

Jeremy Churchill/Rubber Chicken News Network

Frustrated by the local media's inability to discover in-depth information about Duluth's Balloon Festival, Rubber Chicken actors Cathy Podeszwa and Jeremy Churchill go undercover as undercover journalists posing as balloon enthusiasts.

Bryan Garnett-Law/Flickr

Author and naturalist Larry Weber says with the coming of the autumnal equinox, living things start thinking ahead to how they will cope with the coming winter.

There are four methods: which one/s will you employ?