North Shore Weekend

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  • Saturday 7-10am
Genre: 
Variety
Host CJ Heithoff brings you this Saturday morning show, created at the request of WTIP listeners.  North Shore Weekend features three hours of community information, features, interviews, and music. It's truly a great way to start your weekend on the North Shore. Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP’s North Shore Weekend are made possible with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 


 
What's On:
Orion and Sirius (David Joly /Flikr)

Northern Sky: August 23

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Fullish Moon at Perigee (Greg Wilson / Flikr)

Northern Sky: August 9

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
Red Squirrel (Bob MacInnes / Flikr)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 25

            Summer has stepped up, though not with a vengeance, while I begin this week’s Gunflint scoop.


West End News: July 24

As Cindy and I stood at our patio doors at 3:30 in the morning on Tuesday, I thought, “Here we go again.” 
 


 
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


Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling

Local Music Project: Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling

This edition of the Local Music Project features long time Minnesota music makers Rich Mattson and Germaine Gemberling.  Rich and Germaine reside in Sparta, Minnesota where Rich runs his recordin


 
Grand Marais Ole Opry

Local Music Project: The Grand Marais Ole Opry

The North Shore Music Association presented the first ever Grand Marais Ole Opry on Saturday, February 15, 2014.  WTIP Classic Country host, Carl Solander, emceed the event which featured four ac


Snowmobile race

West End News: February 13

One of the fun things about surfing the internet is stumbling across a random news story that hits home for one reason or another.  This morning, I was delighted to find a television news feature


 
Northern Sky looks at what's happening in our night sky this month (John 'K'/Flickr)

Northern Sky: February 10-24

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.