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Lissa Radke is the U.S. Coordinator of the Lake Superior Binational Forum and a regular guest on North Shore Morning.  In this interview with WTIP’s Joe Detrick, she discussed Lake Superior stewardship awards, and the history of Earth Day.

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What makes a Great Place? -- A place that is inviting, beautiful, and catches the eye.  A Great Place encourages people to slow down and spend time there. A Great Place reflects the unique character and identity of the community. To help enhance and create these great places, Moving...

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Great Expectations School's authorizer is the Audubon Center of the North Woods. David Greenberg joins GES administrator Peter James in a discussion of charter school issues with WTIPs Jay...
"Edge of Town, Revisited" by Andy Evansen
An "Impressionistic Watercolors" course will be offered at the Grand Marais Art Colony on...

“Food and Climate” will be the topic at this month’s Great Decisions Discussion Group, scheduled for Thursday, April 17 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center, 317 West 5th Street, Grand Marais.  Eric and Virginia Reiner will lead the discussion...
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Deb and Matthew speak with author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, who have just published a new book "Lake Superior Tastes: A Field Guide to Food and Drink Along the North Shore".  The book tells the stories of food and beverage artisans along the circle tour of Lake...
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Deb and Matthew are joined by George Wilkes, GM co-chair of MN Greenstep Cities, to talk about the program and what it means for changing Grand Marais towards sustainability. Wilkes goes in depth on how sustainability deals with social and economic concerns as well as environmental ones, and how to...

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Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. No new Isle Royale wolves. Fond du Lac to spear walleyes in Cook County. Emergency deer feeding ends. The gypsy moth...
Linda Chappell
For over 20 years she’s been the Grand Marais Librarian. Now she’s decided to put that book back on the shelf and retire.

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