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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

July 4th weather promises sunshine

It looks like a good chance for a sunny 4th weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about great holiday weather.

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Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken releases rural health care report

This week Minnesota's U.S. Sen. Al Franken released a rural health care report, including information he received at roundtable meetings with providers in Grand Marais and Silver Bay.

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The Grand Marais Arts Festival

The 25th Annual Grand Marais Arts Festival

Grand Marais Art Colony events director Carolyn Fritz came into WTIP to discuss their many upcoming classes and events, including the highly anticipated 25th annual Grand Marias Arts Festival.

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Part of the workshop will take place at Caribou Lake in Lutsen

Healthy Shorelands and Aquatic Vegetation

The Cook County Invasives Team and Soil and Water Conservation District are teaming up to host two workshops on healthy water and vegetation.

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Author James Rains discusses new book at Grand Marais Public Library on July 3

The Grand Marais Public Library will host author James Rains speaking about his new biomedical thriller, Afgonak.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with the author on North Shore Morni

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Tofte celebrates July 4 with fireworks and festivities

Tofte has a full day and evening of festivities planned for July 4.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Tofte’s Jeannie Larson on North Shore Morning. 

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Summer nature explorations offered by Sugarloaf Cove

“There’s No Place Like Home” is a series of summer nature explorations offered through Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Sugarloaf Cove natura

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Yvonne Caruthers

Full Moon Music Celebration features cellist Yvonne Caruthers on July 1

Rain or shine, there will be a musical celebration of July’s Full Moon this Wednesday at Drury Lane Books in Grand Marais.

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Bowl by Lou Pignolet

Hovland Arts Festival showcases art created by local residents, July 3-4

This weekend in Hovland there’ll be two days of art, music and food.

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Earth, Wind and Todd (Miller)

Music collaboration formed

There’s a new organization designed to promote and help musicians. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Todd Miller, chair of Grand Marais Music Collaboration

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