Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: October 8

Morgan and Jacob report the latest School News.


Cook County Vikings

Cook County Schools to switch to nine-man football

ISD166 urges changing a holiday name, considers an adjusted levy and will convert to nine-man football next season. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz


Sunny's Back Yard: Too Much Zucchini

Sunny finds ways to deal with too much zucchini, and remembers a special rainy night with northern lights in this edition of Sunny's Back Yard.


Violence Prevention Center holds Candlelight Vigil of hope and remembrance: October 9

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there will be a candlelight vigil this Thursday, October 9.


Eurasian milfoil infestation

Studying invasive water species on East Bearskin Lake

Recently Cook County Soil and Water hosted an outing on East Bearskin Lake.


Lake Superior Water Trail working to connect Ontario and United States

Ontario is currently in the process of developing a Lake Superior Water Trail to include the United States and Ontario shoreline in a collaborative effort. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning s


Bumble bee

Bee researcher documents native species

There are at least 35 species of native bees living in Cook County and most of them winter either under ground or in cavities. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with DNR bee researcher Crystal Boyd.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag School in Grand Portage: October 6

Jack and Raina report the latest School News.


John Mark Nelson

John Mark Nelson brings his talents to Grand Marais

Twin Cities singer-songwriter John Mark Nelson performed at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on October 4th.


Art opening of Seven Grandfather Teachings at Grand Portage Community Center: October 10

 The Grand Portage Summer Youth Program is presenting an exhibition of paintings of The Seven Grandfather Teachings. These paintings will be featured at an art opening at the Grand Portage C


Robin Eschner

Composer prepares to capture John Beargrease race in music

California composer Robin Eschner has been awarded a grant to compose a piece of music to accompany the 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Race along the North Shore.


Gus' Wild Side: A favorite uncle, pro wrestling and trout fishing

Gus remembers a favorite uncle who loved trout fishing and pro wrestling.


Scholastic Book Fair comes to Sawtooth Mountain Elementary on October 6-9

“Sir Readalot's Castle and The Kingdom of Books" is the theme of this year’s Scholastic Book Fair.


Night Sky

Astronomer Bob King talks meteors, the Orionids, photography, and more

One of our favorite regular guests, Bob King of the Duluth News Tribune, chatted with Dave TerSteeg Oct. 3 about meteors and much more. A lunar eclipse is coming early Wednesday morning, Oct. 8.  You can read Bob's Astrobob blog here


Lutsen Fall Bike Ride: October 11

Whether you are a beginning or elite bike rider, this Saturday’s Lutsen Fall Bike Ride has options for all skill levels.


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