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Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson: Cook County Guitar Wizard

Fred Anderson of Lutsen makes his return to the Roadhouse with a new set of virtuostic guitar performances.

Lee Bergstrom

Lee Bergstrom on biking across New Zealand

Cook County Resident Lee Bergstrom has just returned from a trip biking across New Zealand from northern to southern tip with her husband, Scott. She speaks with Dick Swanson on the Roadhouse.

Greg Schweser

Greg Schweser on Deep Winter Greenhouses

Growing fresh produce is not only good for your health and budget, it's also great for Mother Earth.

A Year in the Wilderness: April 22 - The Wilderness is coming alive

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.

Evan Flom (left), Andy Butter and Allissa Stutte with the baby stroller they plan to push around Lake Superior

Trio aims to run around Lake Superior this summer while pushing baby stroller

A group of three friends are running around Lake Superior this summer, on an expedition that will start in Ashland, Wisconsin in May and continue until the trio returns there in August.

Ice and Whitewater

Climatologist talks ice-out forecast for Gunflint Trail lakes

What roles do rain and wind play in removing ice from lakes in Cook County? WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs speaks with Pete Boulay of the Minnesota Climatology Office to find out. 

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Cold and wet will change to cool and sunny

The cold, wet weather should slowly morph into cool and sunny as the week progresses. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Mike Stewart.


Fika Coffee set for new location in Lutsen

Fika Coffee has big plans for the business in 2016, including moving its base of operations to a new location in Lutsen.

Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 23

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Interior Secretary warns about development near the wilderness.

Itasca grapes

"Itasca": a new cold-hardy wine grape from the U of M

The University of Minnesota just released its latest cold-hardy wine grape, named Itasca, which will be used to make dry white wines.


Keri Huber - State Fair Archivist on the Roadhouse

Keri Huber is the archivist specialist for the MN State Fair. She’ll give a presentation on State Fair History, filled with stories, photos, and tidbits, next Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m.

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 22

Spring has finally won out here in the North Country. It has taken over intensely since our last visit over the air waves.

New Logo

New name and logo for hospital

North Shore Health is the new name for Cook County’s hospital and care center.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber Wraalstad about new IDs, art and disasters

Superior National Forest Update: April 22

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, education specialist, on the Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts, with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on th

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