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"The Rest is Silence" features a sampling of Shakespeare on August 11&12

This Tuesday and Wednesday evening the Grand Marais Playhouse will be offering a sampling of some of Shakespeare's most well known plays.

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Rendezvous Days re-enactors, fiddler stop by Studio A

Rendezvous Days was Aug. 7 to 9 at Grand Portage National Monument. Two of the historical re-enactors, Ray and Kelly James,  joined Dick Aug. 7 to explain how the encampment and re-enactment work. And fiddler Carrie  Dlutkowski played some amazing tunes of the period. 

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courtesy Ryan Salm Photography

"Kharma Bums" follows 130-mile stand-up paddleboard journey down the Ganges River

On Aug. 28, North House Folk School will host a screening of the adventure travel documentary "Kharma Bums" with filmmaker Ryan Salm. Ryan, Jeremiah Kent, and Martin Cavada joined Ann Possis Aug. 7 to talk about what it was like to travel and work in a place where 100 million people gathered. You can learn more here

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Time for sunscreen

Time for an August weather mix

The weather will be pretty normal for August, with a mix of sun rain. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Tentinger.

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Rep. David Dill

Obit: Rep. David Dill

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State Rep. David Dill, who represented northeastern Minnesota, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.


The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 20

Chapter 20: The Call

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

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Perseid Meteor Shower {NASA /Flickr}

Northern Sky: August 8

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

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Don't Take It Personally - August 8, 2015

It is great advice, and very hard to live.  A few thoughts on why we shouldn't take things personally.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 8

Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major   stories of the past five days. Fire fighting cost sap USFS budget. Shoeless citizen held in Canada.

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Gunflint Lake

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 7

A week into this month and our Gunflint weather has mellowed from the last ghastly segment of July.

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Cook County courthouse

First Thursday looks at county discretionary funding

Each year dozens of non-profit organizations, agencies and services approach the Cook County Board of Commissioners for funding not mandated by any government, but none-the-less important to our overa

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Superior National Forest Update: August 7

Steve Robertson is a Forest Interpreter with the USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest. He shares this week's update.
 

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Stage Door: Two Playhouse Men

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

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Citizens' Climate Lobby informational gathering on August 11

There will be an informational gathering in Grand Marais to learn more about how a small group of citizens can become part of the solution to climate change.

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Firefighter at work on the current fires in Alaska.

West End News: August 6

Many local Forest Service employees and retired employees are being dispatched to the large wild fires in the western states and Alaska.
 

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