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Sky Blue Jazz Ensemble

Sky Blue Jazz Ensemble concert to feature local performers, original music

The Sky Blue Jazz Ensemble (the version in studio was Mike DeBevec, keyboard; Eric Hahn, sax; Karina Roth, vocals; Barb LaVigne, flute; Mike Roth, bass) stopped by Studio A recently to preview their upcoming concert. It's called "All Our Own Jazz," Oct. 22, 7 p.m., at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, and will feature local musicians playing original compositions.

Wine is 'turned over' at North Shore Winery. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

North Shore Winery to host event Oct. 15

It’s been a busy summer at North Shore Winery, as WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports in this feature about the new business.

Banjoist Tim Leutbeg (left) with lead singer Adam Stariha

Tim Leutgeb of Black River Revue on Scenic Route

Black River Revue is a hard-and-fast bluegrass band from the Twin Ports area, and frequent visitors of Grand Marais' Gunflint Tavern.

Ray Block in his orchard

Growing apple orchards in Grand Marais

Autumn is apple season- and despite our northern climate, apple growing has never been stronger in Cook County.

WTIP shot footage of the post-game celebration at US Bank Stadium on Oct. 9 following the game between the Minnesota Vikings and Houston Texans.

WTIP was granted on the field access and a seat in the press box for the NFL game. Video by Joe Friedrichs

Fall on the Gunflint Trail by Bryan Hansel

Duluth News Tribune outdoors editor Sam Cook visits as fall sets in

We caught up recently with one of our favorite guests, Sam Cook, outdoors editor for the Duluth News Tribune. He and Dave talked grouse hunting, nuisance bears,  new regulations, and much more. You can read Sam's articles and columns here.

2016 IgNobel Awards

2016 IgNobel prizes awarded--research that first makes you laugh, then makes you think

The IgNobels are awarded every year at Harvard University for research that first makes people laugh, then makes them think. Mike Reeves chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, about this year's awards, the incredible prizes involved, and why the whole thing got started. Nature (magazine) calls the IgNobel awards "the highlight of the scientific calendar." Celebrating research like the effect of wearing trousers on the sex life of rats, or assessing the perceived personalities of rocks, who could argue?

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for October 8

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Missing ATVer finds his way back. Missing anglers found in Lake Superior search. Magnetation ready for bankruptcy.

Cook County courthouse

Cook County to recognize Indigenous Peoples' Day Oct. 10

Cook County will officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, Oct. 10. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story on what lead to the decision. 

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 7

The Smiths are back in the woods following a migration south to visit kids and grandkids.

Superior National Forest Update

Hi.  This is Brandee Wenzel, administrative support assistant, with this week’s National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of t

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: October 6

Addie and Gracie report the latest School News.

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