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Northern Sky: April 30

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 30

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


GES Greenhouse Plant Sale & Pancake Breakfast

Who: 
Great Expectations School
Where: 
Great Expectations School (550 E 5th St., Grand Marais)
When: 
Sat, 05/21/2016 - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Great Expectations School will host their annual Greenhouse Plant Sale and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, May 21, from 8 am to 1 pm. A wide variety of hardy perennials, flowering annuals

Networking Luncheon

Who: 
Eric Block, presenter
Where: 
Cook County Higher Education North Shore Campus
When: 
Thu, 05/05/2016 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
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  • The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

    LSProject: Pharmaceutical toxins found in northeast Minnesota lakes and fish

    Pharmaceuticals and other human-produced chemicals are appearing in northeast Minnesota's water and fish - even in remote and pristine lakes. In this edition of The Lake Superior Project, Dr.


    Cross River falls. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

    Prime season arrives for North Shore waterfalls

    April and May are a great time to view the many waterfalls the North Shore has to offer. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs recently made a trip to see some of the local waterfalls. 
     


    Icy Bay, Alaska

    Gus' Wild Side: Memorable camping

    Gus recalls memorable camping trips in both Alaska and the midwest.


    Great Expectations Charter School

    School News from Great Expectations: April 28

    Flynn and Danny report the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.


    Cook County Courthouse

    The costs of out-of-home placement in Cook County

    One result of child abuse or child neglect can be out-of-home placement, or removing a child from their home. In Cook County, this can have a wide-reaching effect.


    Botany Workshops

    Where: 
    Isle Royal National Park
    When: 
    Mon, 06/06/2016 (All day) - Sat, 06/11/2016 (All day)

    The Isle Royale (ROY-al) and Keweenaw (KEE-wen-ah) Parks Association is sponsoring two botany workshops, June 6th-11th and September 6th-11th in Isle Royale National Park with instructor Janet Marr.

    Spring stream

    Warmer, dry weather forecast for weekend

    April promises to leave us for a warmer May. This weekend’s weather will be mostly sunny and dry. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Mike Stewart.


    Wooded trail

    Mayor reports on regional significance designation for Sawtooth Bluffs

    Regional significance for Sawtooth Bluffs and progress on a new public works garage were topics at the recent city council meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


    Self-portrait by Jeff Niesen

    Artist Open House - Jeff Niesen

    Jeff Niesen is a longtime North Shore visitor whose art guided him to move to Grand Marais in 2013.


    Sen. Al Franken

    Sen. Franken introduces college affordability bill

    A bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate giving states incentives to make college more affordable for more Americans. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the bill’s author, Sen.


    Townsend's Solitaire

    West End News: April 28

    If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then North House Folk School in Grand Marais should feel very flattered.


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