Beaver Pond (Don Davison)

Carol Johnston, expert beaver researcher, on how beavers affect our landscape

Dr. Carol Johnston is a professor of ecology at South Dakota State University who just received a National Science Foundation grant to compile her years of research on how beavers have affected the ecosystem at Voyageurs National Park. She talked with Dave TerSteeg Oct. 17 about how and why beavers dramatically alter the places they live. 


Human Trafficking Awareness event: October 24

Awareness is one of the first steps in addressing the problem of human trafficking.


Michael Monroe performing with a Seaton guitar. Photo: Nick Wosika

Michael Monroe debuts new CD, "Call of the Moose"

Dave TerSteeg & Ann Possis welcomed local singer-songwriter Michael Monroe to The Roadhouse Oct. 17 for music and chat. Michael just released a new CD, "Call of the Moose." You can learn more about his music and performance schedule here.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: October 20

Jack and Jacob report the latest School News.


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North House class brings small living to Cook County

North House Folk School intern Mary Cowen took up a bold task for her final project - building a small home she could live in.


Become more involved with community radio at WTIP's Volunteer Open House: October 22

If you've ever thought about becoming more involved with community radio, you can stop in during WTIP's Volunteer Open House on Wednesday, October 22.


"The Thank-You Bar" performance installation at Arrowhead Center for the Arts: October 24 & 25th

The Minneapolis-based performance company of Emily Johnson and Catalyst will perform the  "The Thank-You Bar" at Grand Marais’ Arrowhead Center for the Arts on O


Late Autumn, by Dennis Chick

Dennis Chick captured the essence of mid-November in this picture.   See more pictures from our region in our 

Voyageur Brewing Company opening in early 2015

Grand Marais will soon have a source for local craft beer and a taproom where both seasonal and "flagship" beers can be enjoyed.


Tamarack fall color (Larix laricina)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 18th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Pinhole Camera (David / Flikr)

Northern Sky: October 18

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


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Weekend News Roundup for October 18

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


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Lutsen Mountain Ski Patrol training day, October 25

The Lutsen Mountain Ski Patrol is preparing for a new season, and that involves training for new and returning volunteers.  North Shore Morning host Sherrie Lindskog  spoke with veteran ski


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 17

As I forecast last week, some swell sunny days have sprung forth from the leaden skies of our first two weeks in month 10.


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