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Anishinaabe Way: Butch Deschampe

Grand Portage Band member Butch Deschampe comes from a long line of fishermen, including his Grandfather Joe and his father Sam Deschampe.

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Monday Hikers

Where: 
meet at Cook County Senior Center, Grand Marais
When: 
Mon, 08/17/2015 - 9:30am - Mon, 09/28/2015 - 9:30am

All are invited to join the Monday Hikers. They meet at 9:30 am at the Cook County Senior Center in Grand Marais to carpool, or at trailheads.

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Sen. Franken releases rural health care report

This week Minnesota's U.S. Sen. Al Franken released a rural health care report, including information he received at roundtable meetings with providers in Grand Marais and Silver Bay.

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Artist's Point

History Speaks: Artist's Point

Artist's Point is a landmark in Grand Marais, a distinctive spit of land that extends into Lake Superior.

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The Grand Marais Arts Festival

The 25th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival

Grand Marais Art Colony events director Carolyn Fritz came into WTIP to discuss their many upcoming classes and events, including the highly anticipated 25th annual Grand Marias Arts Festival.

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Part of the workshop will take place at Caribou Lake in Lutsen

Healthy Shorelands and Aquatic Vegetation

The Cook County Invasives Team and Soil and Water Conservation District are teaming up to host two workshops on healthy water and vegetation.

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Author James Rains discusses new book at Grand Marais Public Library on July 3

The Grand Marais Public Library will host author James Rains speaking about his new biomedical thriller, Afgonak.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with the author on North Shore Morni

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Tofte celebrates July 4 with fireworks and festivities

Tofte has a full day and evening of festivities planned for July 4.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Tofte’s Jeannie Larson on North Shore Morning. 

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Summer nature explorations offered by Sugarloaf Cove

“There’s No Place Like Home” is a series of summer nature explorations offered through Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Sugarloaf Cove natura

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Isle Royale Botany Workshop

Who: 
Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association
When: 
Tue, 09/08/2015 (All day) - Sun, 09/13/2015 (All day)

The Isle Royale & Keweenaw Parks Association hosts a botany workshop on Lake Superior’s Isle Royale September 8-13. Topics include plant communities, rare species, ecology, and inv

Yvonne Caruthers

Full Moon Music Celebration features cellist Yvonne Caruthers on July 1

Rain or shine, there will be a musical celebration of July’s Full Moon this Wednesday at Drury Lane Books in Grand Marais.

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Bowl by Lou Pignolet

Hovland Arts Festival showcases art created by local residents, July 3-4

This weekend in Hovland there’ll be two days of art, music and food.

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Woodland Chamber Music Workshop celebrates eighth year on the North Shore

The eighth annual Woodland Chamber Music Workshop took place the last week in June at Surfside Resort in Tofte, with a record number of people registered for workshops. The event's creator, conductor and cellist Josh Aerie, talked with Dick about chamber music, their philosophy of teaching all levels, and the several concerts open to the public that weekend. You can learn more or register for next year's workshop here.

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Canada Lynx caught on West End trail cam.

Journalist Greg Breining on increasing tendency for species to interbreed in order to survive

Greg Breining is a journalist and author who focuses on travel, science and nature. He recently wrote an article about how species are increasingly interbreeding to survive human activity and climate change. Buck chatted with him about it June 26. You can find  the full article here.

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Earth, Wind and Todd (Miller)

Music collaboration formed

There’s a new organization designed to promote and help musicians. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Todd Miller, chair of Grand Marais Music Collaboration

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