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Sen. Franken discusses pending NSA vote

The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on limits to the National Security Agency. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Al Franken.


Peter Mayer

Peter Mayer interview on The Scenic Route

Stillwater, MN based singer songwriter Peter Mayer is interviewed by Will Moore on The Scenic Route.


Northern Gardening - May 2015

Hosts Diane Booth (CC Extension), and Joan Farnam (Northwoods Food Project), welcome Dave Steckelberg to talk about installing drip irrigation systems and the Wright family (Jeanne, Greg and Olya) to

The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 11

Chapter 11: A Discovery

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)


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Magnetic North: The Merry Month of Mud

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where spring rains brought back many sights and sounds missing for the past seven months. The bedrock along the highway weeps profusely.


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Home buyer's workshop is June 13

If you’re thinking about buying a home, the prospect can seem daunting and process confusing.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the EDA’s Pat Campanaro about the upcoming home buy


Networking Luncheon addresses 'What's Age Got To Do With It?' on May 21

There will be a May Networking Luncheon addressing the new demographic shifts occurring in both the work force as well as the consumer ranks.


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Yellow-rumped warblers return

They’re a reliable early spring returning bird. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about yellow-rumped warblers.


Playhouse offers class in performing Shakespeare, May 20&21

If you like Shakespeare or would just like to try being involved in theater, the Grand Marais Playhouse is offering a class that welcomes all levels of experience.



Twin Cities band Ginstrings brings great bluegrass to Studio A

Dick & Buck welcomed Ginstrings to The Roadhouse May 15 for fast-paced music with wonderful harmony. Ginstrings are: Matt Blake, bass; Gavin Haskin, mandolin; Eli Bentley, dobro; Jon Miller, guitar. Learn more at or

Moments in Time: A Homestead Along the Gunflint Trail

The Patten family has lived 27 miles north of Grand Marais since establishing a homestead in 1974.


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You might become happier by shifting your spending from things to experiences--consumer psychologist explains

Ever buy something that didn't make you as happy as you thought it would? If so, you're not alone. Dr. Ryan Howell, associate professor of psychology at San Francisco State University, chatted with Buck May 15 about how your consumer choices affect your happiness. Dr. Howell is the co-founder of, where you can learn more about these ideas and your own behavior.

14kt gold and cloisonné enamel pin by MNJAG board member Susan Crow

'Findings: A Jewelry Symposium' featured in Grand Marais June 11-14

The Art Colony, in partnership with the Minnesota Jewelry Arts Guild, will host a Jewelry Symposium in June.



Think you know what the First Amendment says? Former ACLU legal director believes we've been getting it wrong

Burt Neuborne, a civil liberties specialist who has argued many cases before the Supreme Court, believes the Court has misinterpreted the original intent of the First Amendment by not considering it within the text of the Bill of Rights as a whole. He spoke with Dick May 15 about this idea, which is explained in his new book, "Madison's Music: On Reading the First Amendment." 

'Art Along the Lake' event planned for Memorial weekend

This Memorial weekend there will be an opportunity to enjoy the visual art delights along Lake Superior in Cook County.


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