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courtesy Eric Weicht

Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November. 

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Heatbox
Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality...

Local favorites Gordon Thorne (guitar) and Chris Gillis (cornet, scratchboard)  stopped by Studio A to chat and play some great music, including Christmas tunes, before their gig at the Wunderbar in Grand Marais.

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Lake Superior Basin

People living close to the land in Canada's boreal forest are experiencing climate change in ways that directly impact their lives. Kelsey Jones-Casey of Duluth is a visiting researcher at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay. She's been traveling through the Lake Superior basin,...


Teri Quinn
Teri Quinn delves into dark tones and dark, personal moments to create hauntingly beautiful songs for voice and banjo. Finishing up a fall tour from the deep south going north, the Kansas City-based songwriter makes a stop at Grand Marais' Wunderbar, and joins Will Moore live on WTIP for an...
Books on tape and films are available to check out at the library
The Grand Marais Public Library staff found out in early December that the library has once again...
Julefest 2017 - Amy Carpenter, Ella Hallberg, Katie Shannon, Piper Sporn, St. Lucia Cecelia Chmelik
The “queen of lights,” St. Lucia, visited Bethlehem Lutheran Church Saturday, Dec. 9,...
Kathy Bolstad
The band Space Monkey Mafia had a concert scheduled in downtown Grand Marais on Dec. 2. Prior to...
North Shore Storm
Each week during hockey season, Jeff Asmussen updates us on the North Shore Storm hockey...

National Forest Update – December 7, 2017.

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National Forest Update – November 23, 2017.

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Short-tailed shrew
The Incredible Shrinking Shrew. No, it’s not the title of a Sci-Fi movie. WTIP’s Jay...

The Grand Portage Passage was a long-distance sled dog race that was held from 1999...


Artist's Point
Artist's Point is a landmark in Grand Marais, a distinctive spit of land that extends into Lake...
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...

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 17...
Chippy in a Pumpkin
Wildersmith on the Gunflint  -  December 8, 2017    ...
Zoar Lutheran Church
West End News 12/7/2017
 
While many of us don’t find...

Magnetic North 12/07/17
Early Winter on Ice
 
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Wildersmith on the Gunflint - December 1, 2017...

WTIP News     November 24, 2017     Wildersmith on...

WTIP News     November 17, 2017     Wildersmith on the...

West End News 11/16/2017
 
While I’m pretty familiar with the onset of...