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Linda LeGarde Grover

Anishinaabe Way: Author Linda LeGarde Grover

"The Road Back to Sweetgrass" (U of MN Press 2016) is the second novel by Duluth author Linda LeGarde Grover.

Gordon Thorne

Gordon Thorne brings sixth annual Fingerstyle Weekend April 8 & 9

Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse April 1 to play a few tunes and chat. The main topic of conversation was the sixth annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, coming up April 8 & 9 at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and featuring guitarist Pat Donohue, along with fiddler Tom Schaefer. You can learn more here.


What makes a boycott effective? Business professor/sociologist weighs in

In the wake of the Silver Bay City Council  ban of Bent Paddle beer, we effective are boycotts anyway? Brayden King is professor of managment and organizations at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago. He talked with Ann Possis about why and when boycotts work, and explained how modern communications have changed the playing field.

Lake Agnes by Travis Novitsky

MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center's new lab enables deeper study

The MN Aquatic Invasive Species Research Center has a new lab at the U of MN, St. Paul campus. Dave chatted with Sue Galatowitsch, director of the center, about why this research is so important to Minnesota waters, and what we as individuals can do to protect them.

Light snow

"Light snow" is the phrase of the week

This week’s weather mantra is “light snow.” Almost every day we’ll see some snow and cooler temperatures.

Jim Wiinanen

Severe Weather Awareness Week starts next week

Severe Weather Awareness Week is coming up mid-month and the annual Emergency Services Conference rounds out April.

Pike Lake Road on March 31

Pike Lake Road raises number of questions concerning local roadways

Pike Lake Road is frequently prone to potholes and frost boils as the seasons come and go. But many local residents who frequent the gravel road are claiming it is in very bad shape this year.

Hydra (Alexander Jamieson /Wikimedia Commons)

Northern Sky: April 2

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 2

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Relief for Iron Range workers has finally materialized.

A Year in the Wilderness: April 1 - Water Testing

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.

Rockwood Lodge and Outfitters


50 Rockwood Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States

Bird Songs of the Northern Woods Volume II CD

If you’re longing for spring and enjoy the sounds of the returning birds, you can learn more with Molly Hoffman’s CD “Bird Songs of the Northern Woods

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 1

The Wildersmith two are back in the woods. It’s sure a joy to be home in the peace and quiet along the Mile O Pine.

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April brings awareness to child abuse in Cook County

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Farm and Craft Market will be moving this summer

The Farm and Craft Market will be moving location this summer and the liquor store manager would like a few changes made at the Muni.

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