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Teenage entrepreneur starts Twin Cities pedicab service

Colin McCarty, 18-year-old St. Paul high school student, chatted with Buck Apr.


 

Driest spring on record keeps moisture low

This spring will be remembered as one of Minnesota’s driest with on-going high fire conditions. A normal fire season for the Superior National Forest is from mid-May to mid-June.

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Hospital/Care Center prepares to interview for top spot

In January, the Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center board of directors voted to retain St.

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Food assistance need is up along North Shore

Need for food assistance in North Shore is up 14% this year.  Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank has had their caseload increased for its mothers, children and

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Poet Robert Bly speaks at ACA on Wednesday

Robert Bly, one of the most important and influential poets in America, will present his work at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais on Wednesday, May 5 at 7:00 pm.


 

WTIP’s First Thursday Community Conversation: “Suicide – not an option”

Join Jay Andersen, Barbara Jean Johnson, and their guests for WTIP’s First Thursday Community conversation: “Suicide – not an option,” 6-7 p.m. on May 6.

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May 1 Weekend Art News

The Grand Marais Playhouse presents "Treasure Island" at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts this weekend. Show times are at 7 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.


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Of Woods and Words: Things That Go Thump in the Night

I’m not sure why I expected to get a decent amount of sleep when I spent a week in New York City this past month.


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Nosey Rosey April 30

Aaah-Rooooo!  This is Nosey Rosey for WTIP coMYOOnitee radio with news from the Gunflint Trail.  Bark! Bark!


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Points North: Lack of rain bad for trout, good for fire

Parked on our property is a lonely Airstream trailer.


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Walking the Old Road: The Early Land History of Chippewa City and Grand Marais

There is evidence that Chippewa people have lived at the Grand Marais Harbor and the surrounding area since the 1500s. The treaty of 1854, also known as the Treaty of LaPointe, opened up the North Shore to white settlement. As part of the treaty the people living at Grand Marais and Chippewa City were deeded plots of land as part of the annuities package.


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