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GM Playhouse production "Eleemosynary" opens June 25

‘Eleemosynary’ – a production of the Grand Marais Playhouse – is about the relationship of 3 generations of women.  WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Jackson Nicko

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Former North House intern Angela Robins studies traditional Japanese boatbuilding

Angela Robins, former intern at North House, was back in town to speak at the Wooden Boat Show about Japanese boatbuilding, which she observed and studied along with researcher/boatbuilder Douglas Brooks. She spoke with Dick June 19 at the live remote broadcast of The Roadhouse from the North House campus. Angela currently works with Urban Boatbuilders in St. Paul, and you can learn more about her here.

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Maria Nickolay

Maria Nickolay brings original music, gorgeous voice to Studio A

Local singer-songwriter Maria Nickolay stopped by Studio A June 12 to share original music, as well as stories about past and upcoming mission trips to Ireland and other locales. 

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Rainy weather

Wet weather to continue, with a slight warmup in the future

The rain we had over the weekend returns, but so will warmer weather.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Dean Melde about the slow slog into summer.

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Forest Floor

Northern forests most likely will look different as climate warms: Scientist explains

Visitors to northern forests in coming decades will probably see a very different set of trees as the climate warms, a recent U of MN study shows. Rebecca Montgomery, associate professor in the forest resources department and one of the researchers on the study, joined Dick June 12 to explain.

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Hand-made rug by Lucy Caribou of Grand Marais, MN

Anishinaabe Way: Gloria Martineau, Part 2

Grand Portage band member Gloria Martineau was born and raised in the town of Grand Marais, MN.

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The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 14

Chapter 14: Godfather Death

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

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Missing the Moments of Joy

To avoid suffering we may also be missing moments of joy.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 20

Prescribed burns, a mining decision appealed, a BWCAW case settled and musher concern about an Alaska fire…all this and more in the week’s news.

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Last Will and Testament {Will Mayer /Flickr}

Brown Bag Lunch: Why You Need a Will, June 23

Power of attorney, advance directives and wills:  estate planning is important for adults of all ages.

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Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital to attend rural health conference

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center will participate in the Minnesota Rural Health Conference next week in Duluth, as well as this weekend’s Wellness Fair in Grand Portage.&nbsp

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Photo by Steve Evans on Flickr

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 19

As the summer solstice checks in this weekend, more summer like conditions have taken over the Trail.

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All Welcome at Grand Portage National Monument

Grand Portage National Monument is 35 miles northeast of Grand Marais and well worth the trip.  North Shore Morning host Randy East

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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 decides on an operating levy for a fall referendum

The ISD166 board has decided on an operating levy goal for this fall’s referendum.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about the levy as well as a tougher atte

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Superior National Forest Update: June 19

Hi.  I’m Cathy Peterson, administrative support assistant, with this week’s edition of the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the To

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