North Shore Weekend

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  • Saturday 7-10am
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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:
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Sharon Mollerus via Flickr

LSProject: Healthy River, Healthy Lake

The Flute Reed River is located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in Hovland, Minnesota.


Milt Powell

Anishinaabe Way: Milt Powell II

Milt Powell grew up on the Canadian side of Saganaga Lake where he lived with his family on what was once known as "Powell's Bay".


 
Lake Trout

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 21

The Gunflint Territory is in celebration mode this weekend.  The solstice of summer” marks the first happy event today (the 21st

Cook County Ramble: The First Waltz April 2013

The Local Music Project: The Cook County Ramble, The First Waltz

On a snowy April night, a crowd of about one hundred gathered at the Cascade Lodge and Pub in Lutsen to hear local musicians pay tribute to the late drummer and vocalist for The Band, Levon Helm.


 
Tofte Township fireworks

West End News: June 20

Planning is in full swing for the famous Tofte Fourth of July celebration.  The big news this year is that the fireworks will be on Friday, July 5, rather than on the Fourth.  This will allo


Black bears near Seagull Lake, Cook County, MN.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 14

The Trail folk are rounding out week two with the “Neebing (summer) Express” bearing down on the territory.  By next time we meet over the airwaves, our


 
Minnesota Fur-Trading Posts

Moments in Time: American Fur Co. in Grand Marais

This “Moments in Time” features author and ethno-historian Tim Cochrane.  He spoke at the Cook County


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr

LSProject: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects.


 
Young bull moose

West End News: June 6

It's time for the West End to play another round of Jerk the Merc!  For many years now, North Shore Mining in Silver Bay has offered to collect and properly dispose of mercury-containing devi


Grand Marais harbor photo courtesy Harbor Friends

Historical Society offering Saturday walking tours

The Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of Grand Marais harbor Saturdays through the summer, starting June 8.