Community & Culture

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The Roadhouse is on spring break! During April, WTIP is airing archived editions of the Great Northern Radio Show, a variety show from our sister station KAXE in Grand Rapids, during the regular Roadhouse slot, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays. And producer/host Aaron Brown and his crew bring...



Chapter 8: The Sleepover
 

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The sustainability studies minor available at the U of MN allows students to make sustainability part of any academic program, helping students recognize the conflicts and trade-offs between economic growth, social equity, and environmental health. Beth Mercer-Taylor, coordinator of...


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Aaron Brown is producer and host of the Great Northern Radio Show, a live variety show from KAXE in Grand Rapids. He chatted with Will Moore Mar. 27 about the show and how he puts it together. During April, WTIP will air archived editions of the Great Northern Radio Show during the regular...


Lake Superior Surf by David Grinstead

Lissa Radke, the Lake Superior Binational Forum's U.S. coordinator, spoke with Ann Possis Mar. 27 about their loss of funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The future of the forum, which has been working since 1991 to protect the world's largest lake, is in question....


Dr. Anton Treuer
Dr. Anton Treuer is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University. He is the author of 13 books and is the editor of Oshkabewis Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language. In this segment, Dr. Treuer talks about collecting oral...
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 David Treuer, Ojibwe from Leech Lake, now lives in southern California, writing and teaching at USC. He joined Buck Mar. 20 to discuss his latest book, "Prudence," which explores issues of love, desire, and race against the background of World War II. You can learn more about...


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Michael Monroe has just released his 12th album, "Folk Legends," a tribute to the heroes of folk who inspired him to make music. He stopped by Studio A Mar. 20 to chat with Bob about it and play a few cuts off the CD. A CD release party is scheduled at the Chanhassen Fireside Theater...



Chapter 7:  Madrid

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Hi.  I’m Brie Schueller, fire management specialist on the Superior National Forest,...
Long-tailed Duck
Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9...
Ravens
Chel Anderson is a North Shore naturalist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically...

When Henry Steinbrenner formed the Kinsman Marine Transit Company on the Great Lakes in 1901, the...
Walter Bunn
In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Ted Young recalls Walter...
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...

What a difference a week can make! This area of borderland went from minus something on Easter...


Grand Marais' Jess Hemmer testing the ice depth on Sawbill Lake
It’s no surprise that the recent heat wave has jump-started the waterfall season.  In...

Ten days into April and suddenly it’s hard to tell if spring is going to...


Swans swimming in Temperance River
The umpteenth annual Tofte Trek trail run is accepting pre-registrations from now until July...

With a forecasted warm-up over the past few days, winter caught its breath and took another...


Cook County Higher Education’s North Shore Campus
Nonprofit organizations have been in the news lately. A few weeks ago the West End townships were...

Since we last met over the WTIP waves, spring has backed off...


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The latest research shows it is not the content that makes conflict productive or unproductive, it...