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James Moors (left) and Kort McCumber
The talented duo of James Moors and Kort McCumber stopped by WTIP's studio  A ahead of a benefit show at Seagull Fire Hall up the Gunflint Trail. Hear live performances of three new songs from their upcoming album "Acrobats" as they join host Will Moore for an...
Thunderheads
The Thunderheads made a return stop to The Roadhouse while they were recently in Grand Marais for a couple gigs.  The group played some original tunes and spoke with Roadhouse hosts Julie and Dave about the band has been up to.   The Thunderheads are Steve Blexrud; lead guitar and...
Charles L. Matsch GeoDome Theater.  Photo courtesy Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.
Cook County is one of the darkest spots in the country, making it a perfect place to look at the sky. The Dark Sky Caravan, a mobile planetarium, is coming up the shore and will be in Cook County August 13-17.  Dr. Joel Halvorson, director of the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at UMD,...
Slider Flights - One of the new foods at the 2018 State Fair.  Photo courtesy Minnesota State Fair
The 2018 Minnesota State Fair is just around the corner and it’s a Roadhouse tradition to find out about all the new foods they’re offering. Roadhouse host Julie Carlson spoke with Danielle Dullinger from the Fair to tell us what to expect this year.  A full list (with pictures) of...
L to R: Michael Rossetto, David Huckfelt, Frankie Lee

During their summer "Great Northern Tour",  Twin Cities musicians David Huckfelt of The Pines, Frankie Lee, and Michael Rossetto headed to Grand Marais for a show at the Wunderbar. They also stopped by WTIP for a live in-studio performance. You'll hear a new song from...


Local youth learn about fish at Devil Track Lake. Submitted photo
Throughout the summer of 2018, Cooperation Station Nature Playschool in Grand Maris hosted a...
BOW - Becoming an Outdoors Woman is being offered at Wolf Ridge Environmental Center this fall
Whether you're trying an activity for the first time, or you consider yourself an expert, the...
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Beth Poliquin is the general manager of Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply in Grand Marais. She is also...
Grand Portage Rendezvous Days PowWow Arena Director Brandon Deschampe Morrison talks with young dancer, Tristan Olson
Grand Portage is the busiest place in Cook County this weekend, with events taking place at the...
Fledgling bird - photo by Dan Shustack/OBCP via USFWS Midwest Region on Flickr
Before young birds can fly, they fledge. But not all birds fledge the same or at the same time....
Planting
This is the time of year when the annuals start to get a bit bedraggled and the excitement of...

National Forest Update – August 9, 2018.
 
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Artist's Point
Artist's Point is a landmark in Grand Marais, a distinctive spit of land that extends into Lake...
Billy Magee with Ernest Oberholtzer
Ernest Oberholtzer was a quiet man who lived most of his life on an island in Rainy Lake. He is...
Joan Farnam
Joan Farnam has been writing about the arts scene on the North Shore for more than 10 years. She is also a potter and the ceramics studio facilitator at the Grand Marais Art Colony and works as a...

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
photo courtesy Ekaterina Vladinakova on Flickr
“To Minnesota with Love” is a new feature on WTIP.

Christina...
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Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
Moose Encounter
Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
photo courtesy Ekaterina Vladinakova on Flickr
Christina Macgillivray’s production company takes her all over the world but her heart is...
Fran & Fred Smith
Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...
Moose cow and twins on the Gunflint - Photo by Colin Smith
A few days reprieve from summer misery was punctuated by another sticky one last Saturday. Then...
Vicki Biggs-Anderson

Magnetic North 7/1/18
Isle Royale Saga Part 2
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