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Fall weather

Rain, wind and maybe snow in the forecast

The weather will turn wetter and cooler and stay that way through Saturday. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Bill Leatham.

 


West End News: October 6

Just as summer inevitably turns to fall, everything in life comes to its natural conclusion.


Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer crawls closer to the North Shore

The invasive insect Emerald Ash Borer continues its spread across northeastern Minnesota.


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: October 4

Kalina, Sophia, and Goshi report the latest School News.


Juvenile ruffed grouse

North Woods Naturalist: Ruffed grouse

Traditionally fall is when we’re most apt to see ruffed grouse, especially if we’re hunters. But grouse sign is visible all year.


Tracy Benson

Appointed to fill a term two years ago, Tracy Benson is running to maintain her City Council seat

In preparation for the November 8 General Election, WTIP’s Jay Andersen has been interviewing local candidates about the challenges and opportunities of holding public office.


School News from Oshki Ogimaag: October 4

Matty and Biidaash report the latest School News.


courtesy ourshoresrun.org

Our Shores Run: Three friends ran around Lake Superior this summer

Three friends from Northland College, Andy Butter, Evan Flom, and Allissa Stutte, set out to run all the way around Lake Superior this summer. The team joined Dave to talk about their trip's success, highs and lows along the way, and what they learned about the world and themselves. You can read more about their adventure here.


A recent "Captain Underpants" book

"Captain Underpants" creator Dav Pilkey visits The Roadhouse

What does children's book author Dav Pilkey have in common with Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and Maya Angelou? His books, like theirs, appear on the list of books most often banned or challenged. Naturally this made us want to talk with him, which Dave Seaton did recently, about all kinds of things, including his best-selling Captain Underpants books, creating books kids actually want to read, and lots more. You can learn more about Dav Pilkey and his work here.


Barb LaVigne, Andrew Ashcroft and Jennifer Stoltz prepare for the 40th celebration. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op turns 40

The Cook County Whole Foods Co-Op turns 40 this week. An event will take place at the Co-op in downtown Grand Marais to celebrate the birthday of the local grocer in Grand Marais.


Capricornus

Northern Sky: October 1 - 14

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Tim Kennedy

Council member Kennedy reflects on his candidacy

In preparation for the November 8 General Election, WTIP’s Jay Andersen has been interviewing local candidates about the challenges and opportunities of holding public office.


Axtell

Axtell plays live on Sidetracks

The duo of Julian Hernandez and Katrina Axtell return to WTIP for one more performance before they return to Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Jon and Amie Theis at Voyageur Brewing in Grand Marais

Jon Theis of Harbor Drive Hookup on the Scenic Route

Jon Theis is the multi-instrumentalist and singer of the St. Cloud based group Harbor Drive Hookup, where he performs with his wife Amie.


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