The Old Ones........The Pines

Photos from the Edge

By Stephan Hoglund: This is the first image I will present to you. Though many of you have seen it before, it seems appropriate that this be the cornerstone of my new photo project with WTIP, and I hope you enjoy it. It’s one of my most beloved subjects.


Fiber optic cable

Broadband funding begins to roll out; local grant delayed

The White House announced that $182 million in stimulus funds from the federal government designated for broadband internet were dispensed on Thursday, Dec. 17. Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement in the rural town of Dawsonville, Ga.


D.R. Miller

A Scary Night in the BWCAW

D. R. Miller of Iowa City, Iowa is a WTIP listener-member who keeps in touch with the news in the North Woods. Recently, he read a story in the Duluth News-Tribune about Tim Kedrowski whose trail camera photographed an unusual seven-foot-tall creature near Remer. The Northern Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team verified it as a "Bigfoot." That reminded D.R.


Devil Track Lake by Don Davison

Weekend Outdoors

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convience, or subscribe to a podcast. This segment aired on Dec. 12.


Vicki longs for a healthy blanket of snow….hauling water to the barn gets easier when she can put her kick sled to use!

Magnetic North Dec.17, 2009: My winter drinking problem :)

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where we stagger toward Christmas week over frozen clods of mud and, alas, no measurable snow.


The Johnson family has a wonderful display of lights in the West End--just up the Cramer Road

West End News Dec.17, 2009

There is momentum with the financial match that the Grand Marais State Bank has offered to the Birch Grove Foundation.


Jack Frost works his magic at Wildersmith

Wildersmith On The Gunflint Dec. 17, 2009

T’was the week before Christmas, and all through the forest, Winter has finally settled before us! 

Since the first of December, it’s as if someone just flipped a switch, and the fall season was gone. With a warmer-than-usual November spoiling us, the last lap of 2009 grabbed a hold and folks out this way have been shocked back to reality.


CCLEP hopes to launch a local ride share website

Local group gets grant to promote ride sharing

The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP), a citizens group whose stated mission is to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy on a local level, has a new project.  The organization wants to promote ride and delivery sharing in Cook County. 


Cook County Court House and government offices

County Board moves forward with new community center planning process

The Cook County Community Center Board of Trustees sought direction from the county commissioners on Tuesday when Diane Booth, the center’s director, and two community center board members pleaded with commissioners for direction on how to proceed with plans for a new and improved community center.


Student gives a hand painted ornament to WTIP

Local school class gives gift to WTIP

It’s the time of year for giving, and the Bear Cub class at Great Expectations school in Grand Marais is doing just that. One sunny morning this week, the cubs hand painted ornaments to give to WTIP for the station’s very first Christmas tree.  Everyone knows the best thing about ornaments is hanging them on the tree, so teacher Sue Butter brought the Bear Cub class to WTIP to do just that.  The children hung their ornaments on the tree and serenaded WTIP staff with a special Christmas song. Thanks Bear Cubs! 


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County Board struggles to find solution for Onion River Road winter maintenance

On Nov. 17 Cook County Commissioners agreed with members of the Lutsen-Tofte Tourism Association – the county, not LTTA, should plow and maintain the Onion River Road.


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