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.


Superior National Forest Update: July 25

Hi.  I’m Nancy Larson, District Ranger for the Gunflint Ranger District with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecti


"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior"

Who: 
Cook County Historical Society
Where: 
Cook County Historical Museum, 8 S Broadway, Grand Marais
When: 
Tue, 07/29/2014 (All day)
“By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior” is the new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais.
Thomas Heffelfinger

Jury deliberating Scannell sexual misconduct case

The case of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell who is accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl has gone to the jury.


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Recommendation: slog through the mud

While it's tempting to skirt around muddy spots, the savvy hiker comes prepared to slog through it and stick to the main trail.


Black Bear

The current condition of deer and bears

WTIP spoke to DNR wildlife manager Dave Ingebrigtsen about two large animal species: deer and bears.


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.” 
 


Joseph Tamburino

Scannell testifies in misconduct trial

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, accused of sexual misconduct testified in his own defense yesterday and will be cross examined today.


Cook County Senior Center

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Cook County Senior Center, July 25

During the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival, the Senior Center will be hosting a spaghetti dinner as a fundraiser. The dinner will be July 25th from 5 to 7 p.m.


St. Louis County courthouse

Teenage girl testifies in county attorney trial

A teenage girl has testified in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct.


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Musical duo Cherry Dirt makes Roadhouse debut

Buck & Dick welcomed Staci Stringer (vocals) & Ryan Cihlar (vocals & ukulele), the duo known as Cherry Dirt, to the studio July 18 for wonderful music.. including some great yodeling. You can learn more about them on Facebook.


eBook workshop at the Grand Marais Public Library, July 23

E-books have not yet made libraries obsolete, but they can be handy.


Tim Scannell

Jury selected in Scannell trial

Ten men and four women were selected Monday in Duluth to decide Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell’s sexual misconduct case.


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Wilderness preservationist Ernest Oberholtzer's legacy lives on

Dick welcomed the executive director of the Ernest Oberholtzer Foundation, Beth Waterhouse, to the show July 18.  She told the story of how Ober came to know and love the border wilderness area, and how he fought to protect it. His island in Rainy Lake, Mallard Island, is now a study and retreat center. To learn more about Oberholtzer, the foundation and the island's retreat center and programs, click here.


Cook County Community Education offers activites and classes for youth

New Cook County Community Education Youth Director

Cook County Community Education and the YMCA have joined together to hire a full-time Youth Director.


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