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Upcoming Soil and Water workshops

There are two workshops, one on healthy shorelands, and one on aquatic vegetation coming up through Cook County Soil and Water.

Soil and Water

Soil and Water supervisor talks farming and soil in Cook County

David Berglund is a Soil and Water supervisor, as well as a local farmer.

The eclipse from an observing site near Grand Island, Nebraska. Photo by Cook County resident Mark Hollabaugh

Solar eclipse draws crowd to Grand Marais Harbor

Though cloudy conditions made it difficult to view the solar eclipse along the North Shore on Monday, Aug.

Cover of Har Mar Superstar's "Personal Boy"

Har Mar Superstar talks "Personal Boy" and MST3K on Scenic Route

Har Mar Superstar is a passionate R&B, pop, and soul singer from Minnesota known for his lively and provocative live performances.

Mari Wasepka

Mari Wasepka live session on Scenic Route

Mari Wasepka hails from Alexandria, MN and is a student at Univeristy of Minnesota - Twin Cities.

The old bus garage is gone and the ground is being prepped for the new garage

Work on new school bus garage under way at ISD 166

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year.

Senator Al Franken at Java Moose in Grand Marais

Senator Al Franken visits the North Shore

If you happened by the Java Moose coffee shop in Grand Marais on Sunday afternoon and you thought you saw U.S. Senator Al Franken…you did!

Eric Frost (left) & Bill Hansen in Studio A

Bill Hansen & Eric Frost play The Roadhouse

Local musical favorites Eric Frost (guitar) and Bill Hansen (dobro) visited The Roadhouse after way too long an absence. Listen for wonderful original music and fun chat. 

Walking is beneficial in numerous ways

Walking expert Jay Walljasper on benefits of walking; national summit coming to Minnesota

We've all heard walking is great for us...and good for community and the environment, as well. Jay Walljasper, writer, speaker, and authority on vital communities, chatted with Dave about what walking does for a person both physically and mentally. The National Walking Summit is Sept. 13-15 in  St. Paul.

Rick Anderson

Rick Anderson donates family's archaeological collection to Grand Portage National Monument

Over many years, Grand Portage resident Rick Anderson and his family collected thousands of historic artifacts near the Boundary Waters. Now, he has donated this remarkable collection to Grand Portage National Monument so it may be studied and preserved. CJ sat down with Rick recently to hear the story.

Principal Adam Nelson helping prepare the new playground

School District 166 readies the new playground

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year. There are some changes on campus—inside and out.

Northern Sky: August 19 - September 1

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

Spanish class students from ISD 166 at Concordia Language Villages. Photo by Amy Henrikson

School District 166 prepares for new year, new language opportunities

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year. There are some changes on campus and WTIP’s Rhonda Silence recently took a tour.

Boundary Waters portage up the Gunflint Trail. Photo by Amber Kramer

Talking Boundary Waters adventures up the Gunflint Trail

August is a busy time in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Listening to the radio-Sat. Evening Post

Weekend News Roundup for August 19

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. This week the county board started budget and levy discussions and a Clean Water groups headed to St.

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