Northern Great Lakes Center Opens

A new Great Lakes interpretive center opens May 30th on the south shoreof Lake Superior just west of Ashland, Wisconsin. One-hundred andtwenty-five thousand people are expected to visit the center each year.The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Eric Schubring has thestory:

Radium Girls

It’s not unusual for authors to feel a bond with the people they write about. But that connection is especially strong between a modern-day university professor and a group of working class women in the early 1900’s. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson has more:

Great Lakes Story – An Enviromentalist Remembers

People who study and cleanup the Great Lakes spend a lot of time talking about their work. But they don’t always talk about why they do the work they do…Or about their personal connections and memories of the Great Lakes. But for environmentalist, Elaine Marsh, the memories of the Lakes flow constantly through her life:

Ancient Canoe Discovery in Northern Great Lakes

A dug-out canoe found in Wisconsin is causing a stir with the historical society. Using advanced technology, researchers say the canoe is almost two-thousand years old. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Mike Simonson reports:

History of Women in the Great Lakes

Many of the rugged explorers, sailors, and travelers of the Great Lakes wrote about their lives. But most of this rich literary history was told by men. Now a new book uncovers another side of Great Lakes’ history: stories by and about women of the Lakes. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s Wendy Nelson reports: