Forest restoration

Sugarloaf and partners receive $400,000 grant for forest restoration

Sugarloaf Cove and their conservation partners received a large grant from the Outdoor Heritage Council.


April Knight celebrates her arrival at York Factory on Hudson Bay

West End News: August 14

On Tuesday, August 11th, April Knight walked into the Sawbill store.  April had paddled away from the Sawbill Lake canoe landing on May 17th and made her way to York Factory


"The On-Time Circus" traveling puppet show comes to Grand Marais August 16

The On-Time Circus is a traveling puppet show that will be performing this Saturday in Grand Marais. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with puppet artist Margo McCreary on North Shore Mor


Celebrate '50 Years of Wilderness' on September 5&6

You can join in the celebration of “50 Years of Wilderness” at the Lake Superior Wilderness Conference in Duluth

Commissioner Garry Gamble

Commissioners discuss waters plans and invasive species

A unique collaborative water plan and invasive species action are a part of this week’s county board deliberations. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble


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EDA moves ahead on golf course management

Progress is moving ahead at Superior National. Seeding begins and there’s action on a management agreement. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Mark Sandbo.

 


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Primary results set commissioner district matchups and Races take form in city elections

Primary results set commissioner district matchups

Tuesday’s primary settled the races for county commissioner in the two contested districts.


Gray Tree Frog (Hyla versicolor)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: August 9th

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.


Magnetic North: Am I Ready For This?

Welcome back to Magnetic North where wildflower colors shift rapidly now from the predominant yellows and whites and oranges to the royal hues which announce the coming of.....are you ready for thi


Sharp-shinned hawk

Fierce and agile sharp-shinned hawk

They’re agile and fierce pursuit hunters. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about her close encounter with a sharp-shinned hawk.


Lake Superior watershed

WRAPS watershed report from MPCA

Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS is the local response to a pilot project to put together a comprehensive watershed plan for the north shore.


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The Sweet Papa Dave Band rocks Studio A

Ann Possis & Roger Linehan hosted The Sweet Papa Dave Band in studio Aug. 8 for high-energy, original music that will get you out of your chair. The band, David Hart on guitar, Keith Manske on bass, Randy Mickelberg on guitar, and John Tetrault on drums, was in town to play at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino the next evening. 


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Nashville singer-songwriter Jerry Vandiver drops by The Roadhouse

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Jerry Vandiver stopped by The Roadhouse Aug. 8 with his guitar to chat and play a few tunes, including what he calls paddling music. His new CD, "Every Scratch Tells a Story," features one he wrote about our town, "In Grand Marais." He was in the area for his 20th straight annual Boundary Waters canoe trip. You can learn more about Jerry and his delightful music here. 


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