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Weekend News Roundup for Sept. 10

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Fishing in a shallow stream

Drought conditions persist in the northeast

Keeping the Cabin in the Family- Intergenerational Land Transfer

Reducing inheritance taxes is an issue that concerns many landowners, however, it is not the only issue that landowners should address when planning for the transfer of land to heirs.  In additio

Fall colors along a stream

Fall color predicted to be vivid

According to the Department of Natural Resources, fall colors typically peak between mid-September and early October in the northern third of the state.

Northern pike

Local Fish Report for Friday, Sept. 9

West End News: Sept. 8

I'd like to welcome Kim Jahnke and her new business, Little Cubs Day Care, to Tofte. It is a big deal in a small community when a new business opens up.

Burn-out fire

Pagami Lake Fire Update: smoke over Hwy. 61

Today, crews on the Pagami Creek Fire are focused on securing the fire line and identifying hazards that could make their work more challenging.

Grand Portage Reservation: Lou Anderson and her son Rick Anderson discuss cultural artifacts

Vintage Footage: Grand Portage Reservation: Lou Anderson and her son Rick Anderson discuss cultural artifacts found on Grand Portage reservation, one of many new releases from the American Indian Film

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Larry Groce & Mountain Stage coming to Grand Marais Sept. 15 & 16

Buck chatted recently with Larry Groce, host and artistic director of the Mountain Stage Radio Show, which is carried on WTIP. Mountain Stage is coming to Grand Marais Sept. 15 & 16 to tape two shows during Unplugged X at North House Folk School.


Author and humorist Michael Perry stops by The Roadhouse

Bob chatted Sept. 2 with Michael Perry, author, humorist and singer/songwriter, about his performances at the Big Top Chautauqua in Wisconsin.


Lake Superior Binational Forum to hold public meeting in Grand Marais Sept. 9--all are invited

Buck spoke Sept. 2 with Lissa Radke, U.S. Coordinator of the Lake Superior Binational Forum, which focuses on water quality and environmental health in the Lake Superior basin. They're holding a public meeting titled “Improving Water Quality and Sustainable Economies on the Minnesota North Shore ” in Grand Marais Friday, Sept. 9, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the ACA.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather looks good for Radio Waves

The overnight cold snap appears to over for the time being and there will be nice sunny weather for Radio Waves Music Festival.

Back to School

Back to School is September First Thursday Community Conversation

There are four school districts in the county and on Sept. 1 we talked with administrators about what’s new or the same at their schools. How are they similar or different from each other?


Ride the Spaceship Fruit

To use an intriguing metaphor – seasonal fruit as spaceship.

Historic Edison Fishery on Isle Royale

Moments in Time: Stuart Sivertson on Isle Royale

Isle Royale, off the North Shore of Lake Superior, was designated as a National Park in the early 1940's.  At that time, there was a vibrant community of commercial fishing families on the is

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