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Saturday Afternoon--photo by Clea Korf

WTIP’s 11th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Reports High Numbers and Beautiful Weather

September 10, 2018—Grand Marais, MN--There was an impressive crowd of 655 music lovers who enjoyed a full day of pleasant weather and eclectic performances on Saturday, Septembe


Rick Anderson, guide for the Wild Edibles Tour, explains how to harvest a cattail

Grand Portage CACHE project: The Wild Harvest

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has created the CACHE Project, which stands for “Community Agriculture through Culture, Health and Education.”


Briand Morrison and Sam Miltich play at Voyageur Brewing. Photo by Jim McGowan.

Sam Miltich and Briand Morrison play live on WTIP

Northland jazz guitar wizards Briand Morrison of Grand Portage and Sam Miltich of Grand Rapids come to WTIP's Studio to join host Tyler Howell for a special live music session ahead of a number of


Christi Belcourt Show at Thunder Bay Art Gallery

WTIP Volunteer, Gary Latz talks with Christi Belcourt about her retrospective "Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth" on North Shore Morning.


Superior Reads with Lin Salisbury & Illustrator, Kari Vick

Lin Salisbury talks with illustrator, Kari Vick about her new book,"How to Trick a Troll", her process and what she's working on now.


Karl Jacob

Minnesota film writer and director Karl Jacob on his latest film

The coming-of-age film COLD NOVEMBER is now showing in theaters across Minnesota.  The film is written and directed by Minnesota native Karl Jacob, was shot in Hibbing, Minnesota, and the fi


courtesy hearalamode.com

Pop & indie funk dance group Alamode stops by The Roadhouse

Alamode, a pop & indie funk band based in Duluth, was in town last weekend to play a few gigs. Three band members, Ned Netzel, Peter Knutson & Nathan Holte, stopped by the studio to chat and play several cuts from their new CD, "Swell."


Black River Revue in studio

Black River Revue revisits The Roadhouse

"Freshwater bluegrass" band Black River Revue hails from Duluth/Superior--they stopped by The Roadhouse last week before they head to Texas for SXSW. The band is Adam Stariha, guitar & vocals; Ian Kvale, bass & vocals; Nate Hynum, mandolin & vocals; and Tim Leutgeb, banjo. 


Flash Meridian art

Local artist Tim Young returns to Grand Marais with a new creative project

Tim Young is a local artist known for a wide body of work, including Flash Meridian, an ongoing online sci-fi story that just hit its 100th episode. Will Moore chatted with Tim recently about this as well as his newest creative project, the Adventures of Mr. Pumpkinhead.


"Flames of Discontent" has won the biennial Hognander Minnesota History Award

"Flames of Discontent" tells story of 1916 miners' strike on the Range

Historian and author Gary Kaunonen has written a new, award-winning history of a 1916 miner's strike on the Iron Range, "Flames of Discontent." Jay spoke with Gary about the strike and what it meant for the workers and the communities involved.