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Great Expectations School

Along with all Minnesota schools, GES waits...

Schools, Great Expectations included, are waiting for the results of the special legislative session.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke GES administrator Peter James about state funding and the fu


Smallmouth bass

Friday Fish Report for May 29

A jig and minnow is producing walleyes on the 12- to 14-foot rocks at Two Island Lake and 8- to 12-foot rocks on Crescent Lake.

Maximizing broadband's potential for the County: community meetings, June 2,3

The Blandin Foundation will be back in town to talk with residents about potential broadband projects.


Many Hands {Sharon & Nikki McCutcheon /Flickr}

new Cook County Youth Agency Coalition

The YMCA is the home of the new Cook County Youth Agency Coalition, or CCYAC (prounounced‘kayak’).


Ruby's Pantry food distribution

Cook County High School Cafeteria
Tue, 07/14/2015 (All day)
Ruby’s Pantry holds food distributions monthly on the second Tuesday, from 4:30 to 6:30pm at the Cook County High School Cafeteria.  Participants need to bring containers for receiving

Big Bear Lodge



7969 Northwoods Loop
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States

Chris Gillis, Gordon Thorne & Randy Sabien live in Studio A

Memorial Day weekend offered several opportunities to hear Chris Gillis (keyboard), Gordon Thorne (guitar) and Randy Sabien (fiddle) play around Cook County. They stopped by The Roadhouse Friday night for a preview with chat, laugh, and great, happy music. 


Paddling to Sunrise by Dawn LaPointe, Hermantown, MN

Johnson Heritage Post opening: Fire and Ice, May 29

WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson speaks with director Don Davison about the Johnson Heritage Post and their new photography exhibit ‘Fire and Ice, No Ordinary Landscape’.



New Cook County Historical Society exhibit features musical history of the area

Chris Gillis stopped by The Roadhouse May 22 to talk about a new museum exhibit, "Music From the Tip o' The Arrowhead," that just opened at the Cook County Historical Society. It covers everything from town hall polkas to jazz bands to church chorales.


Ben, Pete, and Leif of Gypsy Lumberjacks

Gypsy Lumberjacks bring fun and great music to Studio A

Gypsy Lumberjacks are an americana band from Minneapolis. They came on for a special Saturday session with Will Moore for a loud and hearty live session.


Briand Morrison

Briand Morrison presents "Musical Impressions: The Art of George Morrison"

Local jazz guitarist Briand Morrison has just completed a new project that combines original music with a slideshow of the artwork of his father, George Morrison.



Chel Anderson writes comprehensive environmental history of the North Shore

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist who has lived and worked on the North Shore since 1974; you might know her as the North Woods Naturalist on WTIP. She's just written, with Heidi Fischer, an amazing comprehensive environmental history of the North Shore. It's titled "North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast." She spoke with Ann Possis May 22 about deciding to write the book, the processes and time involved, and what they hope to convey about this remarkable place in our world. You can learn more about the book here.


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