Moments In Time

Artists Point, Grand Marais/ Photo by Sharon Mollerus via Flickr

The North  Shore is home to a rich history and diverse culture. In Moments in Time, we speak with community members about their memories from different periods of our region's past to help foster an appreciation and understanding of the community in which we find ourselves today.

Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP are made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Check out other programs and features funded in part with support from the Heritage Fund.

 


 
What's On:
Andrew and Alma Hedstrom

Moments in Time: Remembering Andrew and Alma

Andrew and Alma Hedstrom founded Hedstrom Lumber in 1914.  In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, their son, Herb, and family friend, Bob Pratt, recal


Ollar Snevets' Headstone at Maple Hill Cemetary

Moments in Time: Ollor Snevets

Noel Ollor Snevets was born on May 26, 1896 in Michigan.  He spent much of his adult life living in Cook County.  Ollor is somewhat legendary in these parts and there are countless stories t


 
Phoebe and Carl F. Nelson

Moments in Time: Bootleg Liquor

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we talk with Willard Nelson of Lutsen.  Nelson's grandparents were the founders of Lutsen Resort and Willard gre


Phoebe Nelson and sister in-law Elsie Nelson Elquist

Moments in Time: Fine Food and Tough Chores

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we talk with Willard Nelson of Lutsen.  Nelson's grandparents were the founders of Lutsen Resort and Willard gre


 
Cross River General Store

Moments in Time: Stickney-Lamb Cross River General Store

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Skip and Linda Lamb share some of the history of the old Stickney-Lamb Cross River General Store in Schroeder, now known as th


Willard Nelson

Moments In Time: Memories of Icebergs and Moose

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we talk with Willard Nelson of Lutsen.  Nelson's grandparents were the founders of Lutsen Resort and Willard gre


 
Maple Hill School

Moments in Time: Herb Hedstrom and Maple Hill School

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we will talk with Herb Hedstrom, a life-long Cook County resident.&n

Willard Nelson and WTIP's Carah Thomas at Hillhaven senior housing in Grand Marais, MN.

Moments in Time: Willard Nelson of Lutsen

In this edition of Moments in Time, we visit with Willard Nelson, grandson of the founders of Lutsen Resort, Swedish immigrants C.A.A.


 
Anne McKinsey (& Maggie)

Moments In Time: Cook County's first female judge

Anne McKinsey is a part time Lutsen resident.
In this edition of Moments in Time, she recalls the weeks during the fall of 1993 when she presided in Cook County.


Wild Rice harvest

Moments in Time: Ojibwe elder Billy Blackwell tells the story of wild rice

Wild rice was an important food source for early Native Americans in this region.