Walter Bunn

Moments in Time: Walter Bunn of the Gunflint Trail

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Ted Young recalls Walter Bunn, an enigmatic Gunflint Trail neighbor on Hungry Jack Lake.

Doak Walker

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: February 6

As the full moon of February lit up our lives through this first week, Old Man Winter took a half-hearted swipe at our territory.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

American Indian educator / author spends day at Cook County Schools

Special education, sick leave and an American Indian educator/author  at school.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


Superior National Forest Update: February 6

National Forest Update February 5th, 2015

Birch Tree Center

New mental illness facility featured on WTIP’s First Thursday

The mental illness revolving door is a state-wide concern and the emergency room isn’t a good place for people in mental health crises – now, there is a new, much needed alternative.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: February 5

Will and Doran report the latest School News.

'Recording for Radio' workshop offered by WTIP on February 11

WTIP invites community members to participate in a new project designed to bring a wider range of voices to the air.

Where in the world is Tofte’s Noah Horak and his motorcycle?

West End News: February 5

It was great to hear a recording of my dad, Frank Hansen, on the radio again during the Beargrease sled dog race a couple of weeks ago.  Frank authored the West End News for many years, first in

Dr. Seth Moore: Beach advisories

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

Make your own Valentine

Grand Marais Art Colony: Upcoming events and activities

You can make your own personalized Valentine, attend a fiber retreat, or plan for July's Grand Marais Art Festival.

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Explorer Lonnie Dupre on his successful summit of Denali in January

Lonnie Dupre summitted Denali a few weeks ago after three previous attempts, becoming the first person to ever accomplish this solo in January. He stopped in to Studio A Jan. 30  for a long chat with Buck about what it was like and how he feels about finally making it. You can learn more about Lonnie and his projects here


Canoeist & educator Natalie Warren inspires people to learn from & about their local rivers

In 2010, Natalie Warren & Ann Raiho were the first two women to paddle 2,000 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay, recreating Eric Sevareid's route in "Canoeing with the Cree." Since then, Natalie has been involved in a number of efforts to inspire people, especially youth, to learn about and from their local rivers, and to protect them. She stopped by Studio A Jan. 30 to chat all about it with Buck. You can learn more about her efforts at and

Steve Fitzhugh

Cook County School News: Visit from Steve Fitzhugh

Last week, Cook County School students enjoyed a visit by former Denver Broncos Steve Fitzhugh.

Rena Rogers

County to consider new ARMER towers

The Cook County board is being asked to add two ARMER towers for better emergency coverage.  The county ordinance calls for towers no higher than 199 feet.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: February 3

Kalina reports the latest School News.

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