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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: October 11th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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The Barley Jacks bring original acoustic sound to Studio A

Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed The Barley Jacks to The Roadhouse Oct. 10 for great music that combines elements  of bluegrass,  blues, Celtic, and more. The Barley Jacks are Brian Wicklund, Joe Cruz, Kevin Rowe, and Joel Arpin. You can learn more about them and their performance schedule here


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YMCA offers new programs and instructors

The Cook County YMCA has new child care and dance offerings along with several new instructors. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Jaye White and Christine Curtis of the YMCA on North Sh


AEOA offers Energy Assistance during winter heating season

Energy Assistance through the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) helps low-income residents heat their homes throughout the winter by providing help and information needed to manage their fu


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Moments in Time: Edith Mayhew

Edith Mayhew was the daughter of Joseph Mayhew, Grand Marais' first lighthouse keeper.  In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Edith shares memories of e


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: October 13

Biidash and Jered report the latest School News.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: October 13

Biidash and Jered report the latest School News from Oshki Ogiamaag Community School in Grand Portage.


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Wolf Awareness Week: October 12-18

National Wolf Awareness Week is in progress.


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MyRain, a U of MN student startup business, wins major international funding

Steele Lorenz, a 2010 graduate of the U of MN Carlson School of Management, co-founded MyRain, a business that helps small farmers in India become more profitable and use natural resources more efficiently. He talked with Dick Oct. 10 about the company's mobile irrigation system, how the business works, and what the award will enable them to do. You can learn more about MyRain here. 


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Ig Nobel Prizes honor research that makes you laugh, then makes you think

Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvard University. Research topics included the physics of stepping on a banana skin, the brain qualities of people who see Jesus in toast, and possible mental hazards of cat ownership. You can learn more about the Ig Nobels and the magazine here. 


Moose Madness! Oct 17-19

Moose Madness is contagious and coming to a town near you!


Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Pete Kavanaugh will perform on Saturday, November 1 from 7 to 10 PM at Lutsen Resort in Lutsen.

Halloween Dance Party at the Legion

Who: 
Earth, Wind and Todd
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
American Legion Post 413, 19 1st Avenue West, Grand Marais

The American Legion Post 413 will host a fundraiser for the Grand Marais Music Collaborative.  Several local bands will be performing including the 70′s dance band Earth, Wind and Todd and

Sensational Hot Rods

Who: 
Sensational Hot Rods
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:00pm
Where: 
Grand Portage Lodge and Casino, Grand Portage

Grand Portage Lodge and Casino presents the Sensational Hot Rods, a high energy 5 piece band playing 50's era rock'n roll, on Friday, October 31 from 9 PM to 1 AM.

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