Grand Marais Art Colony's Annual Member Show begins October 30

The Grand Marais Art Colony is having its Annual Members Show starting October 30 and running through November 23.


Curling Club offers session for beginners starting October 29

The Cook County Curling Club is preparing for a new season, and opportunities for beginners start Wednesday, October 29.  WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with club secretary Joanne


Annual Lutefisk and Ham Dinner

Who: 
Zoar Lutheran Church
Where: 
Zoar Lutheran Church, 7239 Hwy 61, Lutsen
When: 
Sat, 11/08/2014 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Zoar Lutheran Church in Lutsen hosts their annual Lutefisk and Ham Dinner on Saturday, November 8, from 5 to 7 pm. The event is a fundraiser for the church's fuel account.

Evergreen Grass Band

Who: 
Evergreen Grass Band
When: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Evergreen Grass Band will perform at Gun Flint Tavern on Saturday, November 22 at 9 PM.

Josh Von Mink

Who: 
Josh Von Mink
When: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Josh Von Mink will perform at Lutsen Resort on Saturday, November 22 from 7 to 10 PM.

Evergreen Grass Band

Who: 
Evergreen Grass Band
When: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
gun

The Evergreen Grass Band will be playing on Friday, November 21 at 9 PM at the Gun Flint Tavern in downtown Grand Marais.

Gordon Thorne

Who: 
Gordon Thorne
When: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Gordon Thorne will be playing at the Gun Flint Tavern on Thursday, November 20 at 8 PM.

Open Mic Night

Who: 
Open Mic Night
When: 
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Gun Flint Tavern will host Open Mic Night on Wednesday, November 19 from 5 to 9 PM.

School News from Oshki Ogimaag: October 27

Hunter and Christina report the latest School News.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 addresses achievement and opportunity gaps

It takes a community to close the achievement gap and the opportunity gap. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
 
 


CCLEP creates informational videos

The Cook County Local Energy Project, or CCLEP, recently created 3 videos about energy.


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Sam Miltich & the Clearwater Hot Club bring gypsy jazz to Studio A

Ann & Dick welcomed Grand Rapids-based  group the Clearwater Hot Club (Sam Miltich, lead guitar; Mike Miller, rhythm guitar; Matthew Miltich, upright bass) to The Roadhouse Oct. 24 for wonderful music and interesting conversation about the origins and current state of the music known as gypsy jazz. You can learn more about their music here.


 

Chris Gillis & Max Bichel remember & celebrate jazz musician Frank Gillis

Dick & Ann welcomed Chris Gillis and Max Bichel to Studio A Oct. 24 to talk about the "Frank Gillis Fall Festival Reunion." Frank was a big part of the local music scene for many years. Chris invited two members of Frank's band, plus many local musicians, to join him for two nights of concerts at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs, featuring  blues, jazz, and boogie woogie. 


Cook County School News: October 27

In this week's Cook County School News, producer Michael McHugh spoke with bookmaker, Karen Smaby.


Ebola virus

Cook County prepares for Ebola

Hospitals and clinics the country over are preparing their staffs for dealing with Ebola. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke Dr. Jenny Delfs and Public Health Nurse Joni Kristenson.

 


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