Howard Hedstrom

Over 250 county residents used fuel assistance

The EDA’s housing survey is in and so are AEOA figures for fuel assistance. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Howard Hedstrom

Commissioner Frank Moe

County considers possible road takeovers from USFS

Among other topics, trails and roads were discussed at this week’s county board meeting. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke county commissioner Frank Moe.

Soil and Water

Long range water plan public input sought

The Cook and Lake counties soil and water folks are looking for your input to help craft a 10-year water resources plan.

Home Ownership Program offered through AEOA

Potential home buyers can find assistance through the AEOA’s Home Ownership Program.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: February 10

Chloe reports the latest School News.


Eric Frost & Bill Hansen stop by The Roadhouse

Local musicians Eric Frost & Bill Hansen visited Studio A Feb. 6 to play both covers and originals (Eric on guitar, Bill on dobro) and chat with Buck and Dick. Conversation ran the gamut from the recent TV taping at Papa Charlie's to falling through lake ice. 


George Morrison retrospective exhibit opens Valentine's Day at MN History Center

George Morrison was an Ojibwe artist from the North Shore who became a major figure in the modern art movement. Kristin Makholm is executive director of the MN Museum of Modern Art, which organized the exhibit opening Feb. 14. She spoke with Dick Feb. 6 about Morrison's art and influence, what you can expect to see at the exhibit, and much more. You can learn more about the exhibit here

School News from Oshki Ogimaag: February 9

Christina, Raina and Alexis report the latest School News.

British Guitarist Adrian Legg performs at Arrowhead Center for the Arts February 14

British guitarist Adrian Legg will be performing this Saturday at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais.

Cook County School News: Robotics team prepares for competition

The Cook County Robotics Team is hard at work building a robot for the competition in Duluth at the end of the month.


Dr. Matt Miller mixes talk therapy and exercise in 'running therapy'

Instead of sitting in a room, Minneapolis therapist Dr. Matt Miller runs or walks by a client's side during their session. He talked with Buck Feb. 6 explain why he's doing this unusual form of therapy, why he believes it's so good for mental health to get outside and exercise, and how therapy and exercise enhance each other. You can learn more about Dr. Miller's practice here. 

The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 2

Chapter 2: Cricket

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

Sirius and Orion (H.Raab/Flikr)

Northern Sky: February 7

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minne

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Weekend News Roundup for February 7

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.

Walter Bunn

Moments in Time: Walter Bunn of the Gunflint Trail

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Ted Young recalls Walter Bunn, an enigmatic Gunflint Trail neighbor on Hungry Jack Lake.

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