Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: February 17

Kalina reports the latest School News.


Mokum Carrots

Favorite Vegetable Varieties and Starting Seeds

On the February edition of Northern Gardening, your hosts Diane Booth and Nick Wharton discuss several favorite vegetable varieties along with care of seeds and seedlings - with either


Grand Marais Lioness Club Pancake Breakfast - February 21

Offering all-you-can-eat blueberry pancakes as part of the menu, the Grand Marais Lioness Club pancake breakfast is coming up this Saturday.


Workshop on 'Wetlands in Watersheds' offered February 26

All are invited to an informational workshop discussing the science of wetlands and their role in watersheds.


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Teague Alexy & Marc Gartman make great music in Studio A

Teague Alexy & Marc Gartman were in town to play the Gun Flint Tavern and stopped by The Roadhouse Feb. 13. Listen for great tunes and fun conversation, including info on more upcoming appearances on the north shore.


"Because of You" Membership Drive: Thank You!

We’d like to thank each of our members ~ your support strengthens our services and makes WTIP possible.

Cross country skiing

Longtime competitor Jan Horak shares Birkie stories...race is weekend of Feb. 20

Jan Horak of Tofte, who with his wife Kathy owns and runs Cobblestone Cabins, is a veteran cross-country skier about to ski his 36th Birkebeiner this year. He stopped by Studio A Feb. 13 to share delightfully random stories about the race and the characters he's met there. You can learn more about the race here.


Cook County community onion plant group order

Who: 
NWFP and Cook County Extension
When: 
Mon, 02/23/2015 (All day) - Tue, 03/10/2015 (All day)
Once again the North Woods Food Project and the Cook County Extension office are taking group onion plant orders. The deadline for orders is Tuesday, March 10.
Radio Shack

Business as usual at Buck's with or without Radio Shack

Even though Radio Shack is going through bankruptcy, it should have little effect on Buck's shop in Grand Marais.


What are water shrews?

These little creatures have been perfecting their lifestyles for millions upon millions of years. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about water shrews.


'Great Place Project' is Networking Luncheon topic on February 19

This month’s Networking Luncheon will focus on the 2015 Great Place Project.


New programs offered at YMCA's Winter II Session

From log rolling to soccer to triathlon training, the Cook County YMCA offers many programs during their Winter II Session. WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Emily Marshall and Michaela Buchheit of


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Author & journalist Damian Fowler on his new book, "Falling Through Clouds"

If you lived in Cook County in 2003, you probably remember the small plane crash that took the lives of the pilot and his sister-in-law, but spared the two little girls in the plane. Journalist Damian Fowler has written a book about the crash and its aftermath, called "Falling Through Clouds." He spoke with Buck Feb. 13 about why he wanted to tell this story, and how Toby Pearson (the girls' father) persisted, after losing his wife and almost losing his girls, to not only recover but to help make changes in aviation insurance law. You can learn more about Damian and his work here.


Superior Hiking Trail guided snowshoe hike

Where: 
Superior Hiking Trail
When: 
Sat, 03/07/2015 - 10:00am

The Superior Hiking Trail Association will host a guided snowshoe hike from Cove Point Lodge to the Beaver Bay Trailhead on Saturday, March 7.

George Morrison's art featured in comprehensive exhibit

Where: 
Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
When: 
Sat, 02/14/2015 (All day) - Sun, 04/26/2015 (All day)
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