Community & Culture

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Dave TerSteeg & Ann Possis welcomed local jazz guitarist and composer Briand Morrison to Studio A March 13. He's working on a new project called "Briand Morrison Presents Musical Impressions, The Art of George Morrison," in which he composes and performs music to accompany a...


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Karen Babine, an English professor who grew up in northern Minnesota, is just out with a book of essays exploring the meaning of place and identity: "Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life." She spoke with Ann Possis Mar. 13 about the book and why she feels...


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Minnesota's moose are on the decline. Dr. Seth Moore, director of biology and environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, talked with Ann Possis recently about what's affecting the moose, what researchers seek to learn by collaring both adults and calves, and...



Chapter 6:  Seashell

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Chapter 5:  Mr. E
 

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John Vaillant, best-selling author of "The Tiger" and "The Golden Spruce,"  has turned to fiction with his debut novel about a young man trapped during a border crossing from Mexico to the U.S. Buck spoke with him Mar. 6 about the book and its amazing, chilling story....


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We've all heard that we shouldn't shop for groceries when we're hungry because we'll buy more than we need. But now it looks like hunger might affect our purchases of non-food items, too. Dr. Alison Jing Xu, assistant professor of marketing at the Carlson School of Management,...


Downtown Grand Marais by Tim Young
Grand Marais is the winner of Budget Travel's 10th annual America's Coolest Small Town contest! Ann Possis chatted with Robert Firpo-Cappiello, editor-in-chief of the magazine, on March 6 to learn more about the contest and what it means for winning...

Chapter 4: Eyes in the Darkness

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Deane Morrison is a science writer...

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, education and interpretation specialist on the Superior...


NOTE:  Seasonal road restrictions are now in effect (as of 12:01am...


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...

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...
Spring crust skiing on the Temperance River in Tofte
Here is a good deal.  On Thursday, April 9th, a free visit to the dentist is available for all...

Out Gunflint way, it turns out that “old man winter” is...


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Recent research clearly shows how 27 minutes a day increase our ability to be more...
Randy Sabien
If you’ve been thinking about starting or expanding a business in the West End, now is a...

A week into daylight savings time and we are March-ing along to a hint of spring. Already coming...


Birch Grove
The annual meetings of Schroeder, Lutsen and Tofte were lively and productive affairs a few nights...