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Boyd "Bump" Blomberg visits The Roadhouse

Singer-songwriter Boyd Blomberg stopped by Studio A March 18 to chat and play some great original tunes. You can learn more about Boyd, his music, and his upcoming shows here.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: March 24

Pierce, Kalina and Sophia report the latest School News.

A Year in the Wilderness: March 25 - Snow, Sun and Trails

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.

Superior National Forest Update: March 25

Hi.  I’m Mary Ann Atwood, administrative support assistant on the Gunflint Ranger District, with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on th


Bent Paddle owners visit Silver Bay, beer remains banned

Owners of the Bent Paddle Brewery visited the Silver Bay City Council on Monday, March 21.

Easxter 2016

Easter weekend snowfall predicted

If you’re hiding Easter eggs outdoors on Saturday, be sure they’re brightly colored, because snow is on the way.

West End News: March 24

Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen will be presenting information regarding scams that are being perpetrated on local citizens, especially senior citizens, in a talk at the Cook County Senior Center in G


What does the future hold for driverless cars? Transportation expert weighs in

Following the recent crash of a driverless car, there's been a lot of talk about these vehicles. Frank Douma is a transportation policy expert and director of the state and local policy program at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the U of MN. He chatted with Dave recently about the challenges and advantages of driverless cars, and what the future might hold for this technology.

Tofte Trek

Sugarbush Trail Association
Registration is open for the 37th Annual Tofte Trek 10k Wilderness Run/Walk on Monday, July 4.  There are events for runners, walkers, and children.
Commissioner Frank Moe

Conceal/carry permit fees is topic at board meeting

The county board is taking some extra time to consider a request from Sheriff Pat Eliasen to raise conceal/carry permit fees.

Fika Coffee Owner Josh Lindstrom in Guatamala

Fika Coffee owner travels to Guatemala on caffeinated adventure

The owner of Fika Coffee took a trip to Guatemala earlier this month in search of the perfect roasting bean.

Start of the 2016 shipping season on Lake Superior

Watch and listen as the Edwin H Gott receives the master salute to start the 2016 shipping season on the Great Lakes. Video courtesy of Paul Scinocca.

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Joe Friedrichs (left), Martha Marnocha and Will Moore of WTIP

WTIP wins AP broadcasting awards

The following are WTIP staff and volunteer award winners in the 2015 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest.


Aaron Brown, author/creator of Minnesota Brown, on the current legislative session

Author, radio producer, and college instructor Aaron Brown writes about life and politics on the Iron Range on his website, He joined Dave recently to discuss what we can expect from this year's unusually short Minnesota legislative session.

"Women of Mayo Clinic"

New book explores huge role women played in founding Mayo Clinic

March is Women's History Month. A new book, "Women of Mayo Clinic: The Founding Generation," explores the significant contributions women made to the clinic. Ann Possis spoke with the book's author, Virginia Wright-Peterson, about the story and how she came to tell it. You can learn more about Virginia and her writing here.

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