(L-R) Yvonne Rutford, Ryan Vine, Julie Gard

Three poets featured in Grand Marais reading Friday

April is Poetry Month and three poets from Duluth will be in Grand Marais to read from their work on Friday.

Marsh marigolds

Spring flowers are coming out and so are the beavers

This is the time of year we see pussy willows along the roadsides and marsh marigolds blooming in the wetlands WTIPs Jay Andersen talks with a local phenologist about early flowers, migrating bir

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Musical comedy with a blood lust opens in Silver Bay

A huge plant that likes human blood. No it’s not a new 3-D horror flick, it’s a musical comedy.

Play Nintendo Wii at the Senior Center

Where: 
Cook County Senior Center, Grand Marais

Everyone is invited to play Nintendo Wii at the Grand Marais Senior Center. No experience is necessary. The game was earned by Cook County third graders and donated to the Senior Center.

"Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture," on First Thursday Community Conversation

Deconstructing Racism on WTIP's First Thursday program

Join Jay Andersen and Barbara Jean Johnson from WTIP North Shore Community Radio for "Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture." In this one hour program, they talk with in-stu


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Grand Portage among six bands to receive energy efficiency funds

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has been awarded over $700,000 to help six reservations reduce energy use and create green jobs.

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Art News for the April 3 weekend

There is good music and art exhibits to go to this weekend.


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 3

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


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Magnetic North: Retrieving Summer

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the first green Easter of my life here is about to dawn.


Melinda and Mark Spinler tap tress for sap

Making maple syrup is a sticky business

Syrup season is in full swing on the North Shore. This year, sap in the Arrowhead ran before the rest of the state, forcing syrup produces to kick operations into high gear much earlier than usual.


Orange flags line the bumpy Gunflint Trail this time of year

Frost heaves and orange flags

In the latest edition of the Gunflint Notebook, Steve’s in for a bumpy ride as seasonal frost heaves wreck havoc on the Gunflint Trail.


Fiber optic cable

Another party heard from on local high-speed internet

The Cook County Board is on record supporting the fiber optic federal grant applications of both Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and Northeast Service Cooperative.

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