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Commissioners draft resolution against placing moose on endangered species list

Two Cook County Commissioners are drafting a resolution to not support placing moose on the federal Endangered Species List.

North Shore Morning with Mark and Tracy

Air Date: 
Wed, 08/03/2016
North Shore Morning
Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Parks will be busy during the Picnic

Fisherman’s Picnic is here and the town is busy and that includes the Grand Marais Rec Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with parks manager Dave Tersteeg.

Pictured from WTIP's day at the fair in 2015 are: Ann Possis and Bob Carter (Front) and Jeff Nemitz and Matthew Brown (Back)

WTIP to broadcast live from MN State Fair August 31

It’s ‘radio on a stick’! For the second year in a row, WTIP North Shore Community Radio will broadcast live from the Minnesota State Fair, Wednesday, August 31, from 8 a.m.

A visit to Fisherman's Picnic with Sherrie and Martha

The annual Grand Marais Fisherman’s Picnic is one of the oldest festivals in Minnesota, and includes a loon-calling contest. WTIP’s Martha Marnocha and Sherrie Lindskog visite


New DNR policy affects how deer carcasses can enter Minnesota

Starting this fall, hunters can no longer bring whole deer carcasses into Minnesota from anywhere in North America.


North Woods Naturalist: Flowers that open and close

Some flowers close at night, others stay open. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about how they do it and a bit about what we know why they do it.

A Year in the Wilderness: August 1 - Storms

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.

Fisherman's Picnic

Sheriff: Picnic has calmed down for law enforcement over the years

Fisherman’s Picnic is just around the corner and Cook County law enforcement is ready. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about the Picnic then and now.

Learn about the value of clean water on a North Shore organic farm

Ryan Clark describes the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program during a visit July 26 to the Wolf Ridge Organic Farm.

World's Best Donuts

Everything you ever wanted to know about World's Best Donuts

Everybody loves Grand Marais' World's Best Donuts--so Julie Carlson invited second- and third-generation donut makers Dee Brazell and Stacey Hawkins, and their mom, Sherrie Lindskog, to stop by The Roadhouse and chat about the fun stories and history behind this family-run business. Their first 'cash register' was a tackle box.

***WARNING***: Listening to this story may cause severe cravings and/or sudden trips to downtown Grand Marais. 

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Avoid being 'greenwashed' when looking for environmentally-friendly products

What do those labels on 'ecofriendly' products really mean? Dave chatted with Dr. Tim Smith of the U of MN Institute on the Environment's NorthStar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise to learn what to look for and how to better read those labels. Dr. Smith suggests the Good Guide phone app as one of many tools to help make more environmentally-friendly buying decisions.  

Patrick Knight is the founder of Good Measure Media

North Shore media company expands platform to include live broadcasts of local meetings

Local entrepreneur, cinematographer and technical engineer Patrick Knight continues to build his new company, Good Measure Media.

Fisherman's Picnic

A little rain later in the week, otherwise, a pleasant Fisherman's Picnic forecast

Nice summer weather ahead for Fisherman’s Picnic – but keep your umbrella handy on Thursday. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Stewart.

Organic farmer David Abazs and MDA Commissioner Dave Frederickson talk North Shore produce

Commissioner of Agriculture visits North Shore organic farm

Dave Frederickson, the Commissioner of the Minnesota Department Agriculture, visited the Wolf Ridge Organic Farm near Finland, Minnesota on Wednesday, July 27. 

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