Arts & Culture

Grand Marais Harbor 1/02/2010

In late winter the land warms, but the big lake ices up

Why does the North Shore seem warmer this winter? Temperatures in February were some of the highest in the state. If that’s the case, why is there so much ice out on Lake Superior?


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Extreme painting on the Gunflint Trail

The Grand Marais Art Colony's first Winter Plein Air Festival this week concludes with an exhibit at Gunflint Lodge on Saturday and Sunday.


Neil Sherman

Art News for Feb. 27 weekend

The Winter Plein Air Festival exhibit at Gunflint Lodge begins at 5 p.m. Saturday. Also on Saturday: Sivertson Gallery Fireside Chats, 6 p.m., Local Musicians Showcase at the ACA at 7:30 p.m.


Northern lights photo courtesy of the NOAA Photo Library

Magnetic North: Dirt and auroras - all in one week

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where some old friends not seen for waaaay too long appeared this week.


The Tofte Fire Department

West End News Feb. 25

It is time for a heads-up to all West End folks about an upcoming blood drive at Zoar church. The drive will be held on Tuesday, Mar. 2, from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m.


ISD166 makes cuts

ISD166 to cut staff and programs to balance budget

The Cook County Schools ISD166 school board needs to make program reductions of $440,000 in school year 2010-11 to balance their budget.


Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching

Ice fishing shelter removal dates approaching

According to the Minnesota Department of Natural resources, it’s time to think about removing ice fishing shelters from inland lakes.


tessier lutsen resort

Art News for the Feb. 20 weekend

Grand Marais photographer Mark Tessier is the featured artist at Sivertson Gallery's Fireside Chats at 6 p.m. Saturday night.


 

Sivertones -- Take 3 on The Roadhouse

Check out our video of the Sivertones live in the WTIP studio!


 

The Sivertones visit the Roadhouse

Check out our videos of the Sivertones live at the WTIP studio!