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.
Over the course of the Minnesota State Fair, about 50 bands from Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota compete in the McDonald’s Marching Band Competition. In 2018, only one, the Crookston Pirate Marching Band, was there to represent the northwest corner of Minnesota. Band Director Matt Torgerson talked about the community’s support for the band program.
Tonight on The Live Feed we bring you more from the 2018 Boats and Bluegrass Festival with Land At Last. Land At Last is a duo comprised of Mike Munson from Winona, MN and Jake Ilika from Minneapolis, MN. Each of these talented musicians have their own unique style that when brought together creates a haunting mix of blues and Americana. Mike and Jake talk to us about the beginnings of the project and what it’s like working together while they live several hours apart.
Original Air Date: 10/19/18
On this episode of Culture Clique, we have Part one of our story on electric vehicles and charging stations in Winona, MN. Today we talk to John Howard, Natural Resources and Sustainability Coordinator for the city of Winona. John talks with us about the possibility of the city of Winona replacing some of its existing vehicles with electric vehicles. John tells us about the feasibility of switching over to electric vehicles, how it could save the city money in the long run and what it might take for the city to move forward and purchase the vehicles.
Original Air Date: 10/18/18
On this episode of The Live Feed, KQAL and Winona State University are proud to present, Over the Back Fence, a community variety show from the St. Mane theatre in Lanesboro MN.
No good deed goes unpunished at the SEVEN DEADLY SINS show with songs like “You’re So Vain,” “If I Were a Rich Man” and “I Cain’t Say No.” The Back Fence Gang stage a skit about virtue and vice written by Scott Dixon of Lanesboro while Bonnie shares some poems. Musical guest the Lost Faculties, a five-piece band formed in 1997 with a classic rock ‘n roll repertoire that includes a touch of country and swing. A sing along of “There’s a Hole in My Bucket” rounds out the show.
Original Air Date: 10/17/18
Centerstage Minnesota features Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.
The Selby Avenue Big Band. The group is out of St Paul, MN. Members of the band support each other’s musical expertise and preferences, and as a result, the group plays a varied and interesting repertoire, and at a high level. Part of the Selby Avenue Brass Band formula for success is being able to play with up to 10 pieces.
Kat Perkins. She’s a small-town kid from a musical family who started writes and sings rock music. The trail led through the television show The Voice and then to a motivational speaking career, as well as running a foundation that helps kids realize their dreams. When she talked with Phil Nusbaum, Kat was thinking about her roots.
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
Fred Smith is a volunteer producer at WTIP North Shore Community Radio. Each week, he shares his perspectives through Wildersmith on the Gunflint.
Wind has certainly been in the headlines lately along the North Shore. WTIP’s CJ Heithoff talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the perhaps, surprising, importance of wind to our forest ecosystems in this edition of North Woods Phenology.