Textile course offered at Cook County Historical Society in collaboration with North House: September 12

The Cook County Historical Society is collaborating with North House Folk School to offer a course in historical


Meet the new AEOA representative in Grand Marais

The AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency) office serving Cook County has a new representative, Anita Jeziah.


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Rich Mattson & the North Stars play Studio A

Rich Mattson and his band the North Stars (Germaine Gemberling, Eli Bissonett, and Russell Bergum) dropped by The Roadhouse Sept. 5 on their way to play Radio Waves later that evening. Listen for wonderful original music. You can learn more about Rich's music here.


Birch Grove Foundation

Location

Tofte, MN 55615
United States
Phone: 
218-663-7977
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Cook County native Anna Steel explains Airbnb, a new kind of lodging service

Anna Steel is trust and safety operations manager in Europe for Airbnb, and she's based in Dublin. Airbnb is a new way for people to offer and book unique lodging accommodations all over the world. She chatted with Dick Sept. 5 about how it works, why people like it, and what her role is in the company. You can learn more about Airbnb here.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 5

The final countdown of summer is on both here in the wilderness and all over the country for that matter.


Thirteenth Annual 'Unplugged' Fall Gathering: September 11-13

This year’s annual event, “Unplugged Thirteen: The Northern Harvest” starts Thursday at the North Ho


 

Max Bichel & John Gruber make great music on The Roadhouse

Dick & Ann welcomed local musicians John Gruber (guitar) and Max Bichel (violin) to Studio A Aug. 29 for fun conversation and delightful music. They were both scheduled to play a few times at this year's Radio Waves music festival. 


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Urban Boatbuilders creates positive change in youth through building boats

Marc Hosmer is executive director of Urban Boatbuilders, a St. Paul-based nonprofit that works with schools, community organizations, and correction facilities to help young people learn craftsmanship and social skills through building boats. He spoke with Dick Aug. 29 from the State Fair, where they were building a boat on site. Learn more about Urban Boatbuilders here. 


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Cartoonist Bill Barnes talks about his craft

Cartoonist Bill Barnes chatted with Ann Possis Aug. 29 about what's so special about cartooning, how the Web has changed the business, how people can get into it, and lots more. He was in Grand Marais Sept. 4 to teach a two-hour class at the Grand Marais library. Check out  his comic strips Unshelved and Not Invented Here. 


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather turns to fall -- termed "yucky"

Fall is bearing down on us with wind, rain and very chilly temps in store this week.


Vaccinations

WTIP’s September First Thursday is all about vaccinations

Back to school time means time for students to update their vaccinations. There have been some changes at the state legislative level and some new guidelines as well.


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Northern Sky: September 6

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 September 6

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


Superior National Forest Update: September 5

Hi.  I’m Matt Riederer, Timber Sale Administrator, with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreat


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