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Petra Boostrom stands in front of furs collected from her trapline.

History Speaks: The Gunflint Trail

Turn off the beaten path and head up the Gunflint Trail for this edition of History Speaks from producer Ada Igoe.

"The Wintermaker Altar Piece" by Carl Gawboy

Anishinaabe Way: Artist and "Geo-Mythologist" Carl Gawboy

Carl Gawboy is a self described "geo-mythologist" who is the co-author of two books with Ron Morton, "Talking Rocks," which was published in 2000 and a new book titled "Talkin

Black Bear

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: May 30

Mother Nature turned the lights out on Old Man Winter over the long Memorial Day weekend.


Northern Sky: The Full Moon in June

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

WTIP's Executive Director, Deb Benedict

WTIP's Deb Benedict Recognized in "The Woman Today" magazine

WTIP's Executive Director, Deb Benedict, was recently featured in the June/July 2014 issue of "The Woman Today" magazine.  

Black Ash (Fraxinus nigra)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 31st

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 24th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

Rocks and Water by David Grinstead

Geologist Richard Ojakangas shares fascinating geological history of the North Shore

Dick chatted May 30 with Dr. Richard Ojakangas, retired UMD geology professor, about how the geology of the North Shore  makes our area the unique place it is. Dr. Ojakangas was featured speaker at North House Folk School's Northern Landscapes Festival May 31.


Cooking Science Guy offers tips to start your grilling season right

Is  high heat or a low slow burn better? What should you put in your marinade for the tenderest meat? What about grilling fish? Dr. Guy Crosby, food scientist, spokesperson of the Institute of Food Technologists, and science editor for America's Test Kitchen, joined Buck May 30 to talk all things BBQ and the science behind them. Listen and make this summer's BBQs the best ever. You can learn more about Dr. Crosby's work here.


Mark Lambert tells story of Warren MacKenzie, one of the fathers of American pottery

Potter/filmmaker Mark Lambert & his crew have created a documentary, "Warren MacKenzie: A Potter's Hands," about the process and work of this remarkable artist. Buck spoke May 30 with Mark to learn more about the film, which is being screened Friday, June 6 at 5 p.m. at the Grand Marais Art Colony. You can watch a 2-minute trailer here. 

The Shadow

Weekend News Roundup for May 31

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. County elections filing continued this week. A water resources bill promises more money for the Great Lakes.

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Great Expectatiions School

School News from Great Expectations: May 29

Charlet and Shaelyn report the latest School News. 

Lilacia Park White Tulips, by Sean McMenemy (via flickr)

Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves, Part 4: Power and Love

In Part 4 of Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves, host Marcia Hyatt explores how to integrate power and love for healthy community dialogues.

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