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Judy Zugish marries cultivation and craft in her work

Judy Zugish, a professional nurseryman and basketmaker, combines her two passions as a teacher of basketmaking. She talked with Dick at the Wooden Boat Show live from North House about her craft and the classes she teaches. You can learn more about Judy here.


GM Playhouse production "Eleemosynary" opens June 25

‘Eleemosynary’ – a production of the Grand Marais Playhouse – is about the relationship of 3 generations of women.  WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Jackson Nicko


courtesy Douglas Brooks

Former North House intern Angela Robins studies traditional Japanese boatbuilding

Angela Robins, former intern at North House, was back in town to speak at the Wooden Boat Show about Japanese boatbuilding, which she observed and studied along with researcher/boatbuilder Douglas Brooks. She spoke with Dick June 19 at the live remote broadcast of The Roadhouse from the North House campus. Angela currently works with Urban Boatbuilders in St. Paul, and you can learn more about her here.


Maria Nickolay

Maria Nickolay brings original music, gorgeous voice to Studio A

Local singer-songwriter Maria Nickolay stopped by Studio A June 12 to share original music, as well as stories about past and upcoming mission trips to Ireland and other locales. 


Hand-made rug by Lucy Caribou of Grand Marais, MN

Anishinaabe Way: Gloria Martineau, Part 2

Grand Portage band member Gloria Martineau was born and raised in the town of Grand Marais, MN.


Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival begin June 19 at North House

It's the weekend of the longest day of the year and North House Folk School is celebrating with their annual Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival.


Fiber Art by Jo Wood

Fiber arts show opens at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery on June 26

All types of fiber art including weaving, knitting, felting, jewelry and sculpture will be featured at a show sponsored by The Northwoods Fiber Guild.


Grand Marais Playhouse presents Summer Performance Preview on June 18

There will be a summer performance preview showcasing several upcoming Grand Marais Playhouse events. WTIP host Marnie McMillan spoke with Sue Hennessy of the Grand Marais Playhouse on North Shor


Schroeder area history featured at Cross River Heritage Center

If you’ve ever wondered about the history of the Schroeder area, the

Reina del Cid (left) and Toni Lindgren

Reina del Cid live session on The Scenic Route

Reina del Cid is a singer-songwriter from Fargo, ND and based out of Minneapolis. Along with her group the Cidizens, she crafts songs based in literary influences with clever lyrics.