Arts & Culture

Johnson Heritage Post

Student exhibit opens at JHP

At 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 19, a special art show opens at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais and runs to Jan. 2.

Ann Ward unloads a kiln full of bowls for the upcoming fundraiser/photo by Joan Farnam

Empty Bowls fundraiser draws attention to growing demand for food support

Empty Bowls, an international event to raise money to fight hunger while promoting art and community action, takes place at the First Congregation Church in Grand Marais this coming Thursday.


"Trapper's Cabin" c. Cook County Historical Society

Walking the Old Road: Four Seasons of Work

 In spite of pressure to adapt to mainstream ways of making aliving, the Chippewa City people fiercely retained their traditional ways of hunting, fishing and gathering in order to survive the four seasons on theNorth Shore of Lake Superior. 


Baking bread/photo from the Cook County Historical Society

The Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps Part 2

In 1933, Cook County was just another area of the United States struggling with the Great Depression. But a program begun by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt called the Civilian Conservation Corps offered hope for the future of both Cook County and area young men. In this episode, former CCC enrollees and construction foremen recall their experience working in Cook County’s CCC camps. This piece is part of WTIP’s ongoing series on the legacy of CCC in Cook County.


Frauenburg Brunhilde Watercolor

Watercolor Society to exhibit at JHP

Over 30 members of the Lake Superior Watercolor Society will exhibit about 60 paintings at the Johnson Heritage Post. The opening is set for this Friday, Sept. 24.


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Seed Saving and Planting for Fall

Nick Wharton, who runs a CSA in Cook County and Jerry Goettl, the founder and owner of Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds,


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All about Root Cellars

Guests on Northern Gardening discuss root cellars -- how they're built, what can be stored in them and more.