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Noticing

Noticing



Marcia Hyatt is a leadership and life coach who provides a weekly feature on WTIP's North Shore Weekend titled "The Best of Ourselves," which explores how we can be resilient and creative in these turbulent times.

Jerry Vandiver and friends join Roadhouse

Jerry Vandiver and friends join Roadhouse

Jerry Vandiver (guitar), Caitlin Evanson (fiddle), and Jay Gustafson (harmonica) joined Ann and Will for another outside performance on the air.


Large Lakes Observatory monitoring for algae blooms on Lake Superior

Large Lakes Observatory monitoring for algae blooms on Lake Superior

Scientists are watching out for algae blooms on Lake Superior…it’s warm enough this summer for them to happen.


Dance Attic performs on Roadhouse

Dance Attic performs on Roadhouse

Dance Attic is a duo from Duluth, MN featuring Suzi Ludwig (accordion, vocals) and Jimi Cooper guitar (guitar, ukulele, vocals).
They joined Will and Ann on Roadhouse to perform a few songs and talk about their unique sound


Bill Hansen shares more stories from his time in Uganda with Peace Corps

Bill Hansen shares more stories from his time in Uganda with Peace Corps

Community member Bill Hansen was in the middle of a Peace Corps stint in Uganda when the pandemic hit and he had to return home.


Duluth artist Sam Zimmerman on his public art project in Grand Marais

Duluth artist Sam Zimmerman on his public art project in Grand Marais

Sam Zimmerman is an artist who lives in Duluth, with roots in the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. He was recently commissioned to do a public art project for the City of Grand Marais and the local Creative Economy Collaborative.


RCP Quarantine Edition-The Collage Episode

RCP Quarantine Edition-The Collage Episode

Collage- An artistic composition made of various materials. In this hodge-podge episode of Real College Podcast: Quarantine Edition, we take a look at how the pandemic has forced music in Minneapolis to stay at home, a dive into corn vending, and some gems from the RCP vault.

1:08-How Music Stays at Home-Casey McCabe
7:48-Corn Stand Audio Postcard-Tosin Faseemo
12:30-The Great Climate Change Debacle-Megan Palmer
21:00-How Did You Get Your Name?-Yves De Jesus


Author Matthew Sanford: Inspiring Hope in Challenging Times

Author Matthew Sanford: Inspiring Hope in Challenging Times

Matthew Sanford was a recent, featured author at the Brainerd Public Library Brown Bag Author Series. His book Waking: a Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence won the Minnesota Book Award for Non-fiction/Memoir in 2007 and continues to inspire readers to find hope and opportunity thru trauma and loss. Sanford became paralyzed from the chest down in a car accident that took the lives of his father and sister. Waking resonates universally with anyone facing challenges, trauma, disability, or loss.


Supreme Law of the Land: Bob Shimek discusses the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863

Supreme Law of the Land: Bob Shimek discusses the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863

Bob Shimek is a long time treaty rights expert and advocate. He spoke with us on the morning show about the legality of treaties, the different kinds of treaties and the Old Crossing Treaty of 1863.


Peacemaker Resources: Constructive Communication in Complicated Times

Peacemaker Resources: Constructive Communication in Complicated Times

Peacemaker Resources is a Bemidji based nonprofit dedicated to making the world a more peaceful place for everyone. Through programs in area schools and professional settings, Peacemaker Resources fosters communication, compassion and connection leading to respectful relationships and healthier individuals, families and communities. The programs have been changing lives in this manner for more than 20 years now.

The past weeks and months have presented unprecedented experiences for individuals, families and society in America. Chelsea Ottman Rak and Keila McCracken are Social Emotion Learning Specialists with Peacemaker Resources. They spoke via Zoom on the morning show about their work and they shared advice regarding constructive conversations in these uncommon, sometimes complicated times.


The Perfect Day

The Perfect Day

On this segment of Stay Human we have stories, song and poetry about that perfect moment or the perfect start to a brand new day. Stories by Matthew Miltich and Jeremiah Lind, music by Howlin Wolf and Greg Brown and poetry for savoring the moment when everything comes together just right.


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