Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening - March 2015

 Hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam from our local Extension office and Northwoods Food Project welcome two guests to the program: 


Botany and photography workshops offered on Isle Royale

Workshops in botany and photography are offered starting in June on Isle Royale.

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"Indians and Public Art: Changing the Image"

Who: 
Oshki Ogimaag students
Where: 
Grand Portage Community Center
When: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 (All day) - Thu, 05/14/2015 (All day)

Sixth-grade students at Oshki Ogimaag School in Grand Portage have created artwork for an exhibit entitled "Indians and Public Art: Changing the Image." The exhibit will be on display from M

Cook County Community Center Rummage Sale

Where: 
Cook County Community Center (317 W 5th St, Grand Marais)
When: 
Sat, 05/16/2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Cook County Community Center rummage sale will be held Saturday, May 16, from 9 am to noon.

Long-tailed Duck

Field Notes: Long-tailed Ducks

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 10:00.  Support for


Grand Marais' Jess Hemmer testing the ice depth on Sawbill Lake

West End News: April 16

It’s no surprise that the recent heat wave has jump-started the waterfall season.  In every nook and cranny of the West End, all you have to do is stand still when the wind is calm and you

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Boyd Blomberg

Who: 
Boyd Blomberg
When: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

 Lutsen Resort will feature the music of Boyd Blomberg on Saturday, May 9 from 7 to 10 PM.

Rod and Caribou

Who: 
Rod and Caribou
When: 
Thu, 05/07/2015 - 7:00pm
Where: 
American Legion Post 413, 19 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais

 The acoustic duo of Rod & Caribou features Cook County natives Rod Dockan on guitar and Carah Thomas on Appalachian Mountain Dulcimer, playing and singing old time, country, folk, and roots

Commissioner Doo-Kirk

County road work takes center stage at commissioner meeting

County roads dominated the discussion at this week’s commissioners meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about road maintenance issues.

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"Hot Potato Topics" offers informal discussion about raising adolescents, April 30

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic is hosting a “Hot Potato” discussion group in addition to a hot potato bar on Thursday, April 30.

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School News from Oshki Ogimaag: April 14

Jack and Raina report the latest School News.

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Lee, Ryan, and Vinnie of The Last Revel

The Last Revel blows the lid off the Scenic Route

The Last Revel is a roots/bluegrass band currently based in Minneapolis.


Gordon Thorne

Gordon Thorne, Mike Dowling, Randy Sabien jam out on The Scenic Route

Local guitarist extrordiniare Gordon Thorne comes on the Scenic Route along with master fiddler Randy Sabien and fingerstyle master Mike Dowling of Wyoming to showcase their skills for the 5th Annual


Understanding the difference between climate change and weather variability

Is there evidence that the North Shore is experiencing climate change….and how is the definition of climate change different than the notion of weather variability?

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"James and the Giant Peach" debuts April 17

“James and the Giant Peach” opens at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts Friday, April 17. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Sue Hennessey of the Grand Marais Playhouse on North Sh

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