Leroy Creech and Judge James Creech

'Music from the Tip 'O the Arrowhead' exhibit opens May 24

Music from the Tip O’ the Arrowhead is the new exhibit planned at the Cook County Historical Society.


U of MN sustainability minor encourages big-picture thinking

The sustainability studies minor available at the U of MN allows students to make sustainability part of any academic program, helping students recognize the conflicts and trade-offs between economic growth, social equity, and environmental health. Beth Mercer-Taylor, coordinator of sustainability education at the U, spoke with Will Moore Mar. 27 about the program and why it's important. Learn more about sustainability studies at the U.


The Great Northern Radio Show is coming to Grand Marais

Aaron Brown is producer and host of the Great Northern Radio Show, a live variety show from KAXE in Grand Rapids. He chatted with Will Moore Mar. 27 about the show and how he puts it together. During April, WTIP will air archived editions of the Great Northern Radio Show during the regular Roadhouse slot, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays. Aaron and his crew bring the show to the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais Sat., June 13. Learn more about Aaron here and the Great Northern Radio show here.

Lake Superior Surf by David Grinstead

EPA ends funding for Lake Superior Binational Forum

Lissa Radke, the Lake Superior Binational Forum's U.S. coordinator, spoke with Ann Possis Mar. 27 about their loss of funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The future of the forum, which has been working since 1991 to protect the world's largest lake, is in question. Lissa explained what the forum has accomplished and how its work might proceed without the help of the EPA. To learn more, go to www.superiorforum.org.

Dave Tersteeg

Rec Park open for business May 1 -- or before

Things are gearing up for summer at the Grand Marais Rec Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg

Devil Track Resort

Karli Wiinanen explains crowd funding project

Crowd funding is growing in popularity with people looking to start or continue a business. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Karli Wiinanen about her venture with Devil Track Lodge.

Rep. Rick Nolan

Rep. Nolan talks steel dumping and its effect on the Iron Range

Illegal steel dumping is taking its toll on the Iron Range. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with 8th District Congressman Rep. Rick Nolan.

Jenni Bowring McDonough

MNsure special enrollment period ends April 30

MNsure has a special enrollment period now through the end of April. The non-insured penalty increases, so you may want to avoid that.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: April 7

Chloe reports the latest School News.

All About Tree Bark: Part 2

Most people probably identify trees by their leaves and bark. In the second of a two-part series, WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about tree bark.

All About Tree Bark: Part 1

Most people probably identify trees by their leaves and bark. In the first of a two part series, WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about tree bark.

Update from Violence Prevention Center

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month…and also Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Dr. Anton Treuer

Anishinaabe Way: Dr. Anton Treuer

Dr. Anton Treuer is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University.

Woody Gilk

'Technology and Nonprofits' is April 8 Brown Bag Lunch topic

"Technology and Nonprofits" will be this week's topic at Brown Bag Lunch Wednesday, hosted by the Cook County Community Fund in partnership with Cook County Higher Education.

Gordon Thorne

15th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend starts April 10

This weekend’s 5th annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend offers fiddle and guitar workshops, and a Saturday concert.

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