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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 21

Our prelude to winter along the Gunflint Trail has mellowed some, settling back to more typical autumn conditions.


Myron Bursheim

Gamble and Bursheim on WTIP's District 2 Candidate Forum

There’ll be many choices to make on November 8th, but there’s only one contested seat on the local ballot this election day.


Cory, Rachelle, Bo (and Sophia, not pictured) Christianson are the new owners of the lodge

New owners prepare to reopen lodge on Devil Track Lake

There are new owners of a lodge and restaurant on Devil Track Lake. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with the new owners. 


Mike Stewart

Fall weather slowly moves in

The weather will feel a lot like fall this weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Stewart about chilly lows and highs in the upper 40’s.


Moose

Grand Portage biologist discusses 2016 moose hunt

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa will take a combined total of 10 bull moose in northeastern Minnesota this year.


Bob Dylan, in his early days out on Highway 61

West End News: October 20

Although he’s only an honorary West Ender, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to Bob Dylan, on his award of the Nobel Prize for Literature.  Our enigmatic and talented native son is the f


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: October 19

Kalina, Carson, and Niranjan report the latest school news.


Cook County Court House and government offices

Commissioners to host town hall meetings focusing on levy, tax dollars

A majority of the Cook County Commissioners are hosting town hall meetings before Nov. 2.


Snowmobilers

Forest Service continues work on South Fowl snowmobile trail

The South Fowl Snowmobile Trail is a popular location for winter recreation. The Forest Service has recently been conducting work on clearing and improving the trail.


Deer

Special deer hunt permits now required at Cascade River and Judge Magney state parks

There are changes to requirements for hunting in two North Shore parks this fall. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs spoke with the DNR about these changes. (Audio posted below)


L to R, Sandler Waggoner, Jaia Wilbour, Shawn Neary, Raina Gravatt

The Medicine Brothers and Anima play on The Scenic Route

A special treat on the Scenic Route - two duos from Veroqua, WI come to Grand Marais just to play on WTIP before a show together in Duluth.


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Ginstrings bring great bluegrass to Studio A

Bluegrass band Ginstrings was in Grand Marais recently to perform. Several of the band's members, Gavin Haskin (mandolin), Eli Bentley (guitar), and Edward Hou (fiddle), stopped by The Roadhouse to chat and play a few tunes. You can learn more about their music and their schedule here.


US Bank Stadium holds up to 70,000 people. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Members of WTIP staff attend Vikings game at US Bank Stadium

WTIP was given two press passes for the Vikings game on Oct. 9.


Taqralik Partridge (l.) & Nina Segalowitz

Visiting Inuit throat singers stop by The Roadhouse

Last weekend marked the 16th annual Inuit Premier at Sivertson Gallery. Inuit throat singers Taqralik Partridge (left) and Nina Segalowitz (right) traveled to Grand Marais to be part of the celebration. They, along with gallery director Abby Tofte, stopped by The Roadhouse to talk about throat singing and what it means, and to demonstrate this amazing vocal form. 


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