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GES authorizer discusses charter school issues

Great Expectations School's authorizer is the Audubon Center of the North Woods.


"Edge of Town, Revisited" by Andy Evansen

"Impressionistic Watercolors" Course Offered At Art Colony

An "Impressionistic Watercolors" course will be offered at the

Gunflint Notebook: Traveling Rough Roads

In this edition of the Gunflint Notebook, WTIP volunteer commentator Steve Ramberg reflects on rough roads, from a driving perspective, as well as in our personal lives....


Eric Lugosch

Fingerstyle guitar masters visit the Roadhouse

Matthew Brown and Deb Benedict get a live in-studio performance from Eric Lugosch of Chicago and Phil Heywood of Minneapolis. Both of them are virtuosos of a type of guitar playing called fingerstyle, and performed at Bluefin Bay in Tofte during Gordon Thorne's fourth Annual Fingerstyle Masters concert. The musicians play covers and originals both solo and together, and discuss their technique, the fingerstyle music scene, and encounters with other famous musicians throughout their careers.


Great Decisions Discussion Group: Food and Climate

“Food and Climate” will be the topic at this month’s Great Decisions Discussion Group, scheduled for Thursday, April 17 from noon to 1:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center, 317


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Exploring the flavors and food masters of Lake Superior

Deb Benedict and Matthew Brown speak with author James Norton and photographer Becca Dilley, who have just published a new book "Lake Superior Flavors: A Field Guide to Food and Drink Along the North Shore."  The book tells the stories of food and beverage artisans along the circle tour of Lake Superior, including some in Grand Marais, all with stunning color photos. They share their experiences meeting with monks, fishermen, cheesemakers, and many more interesting characters they met along the way.


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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 11

A third of the way into month four and “old man winter” is still tinkering around with his seasonal elements up this way.


Parker J. Palmer

Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves: Part 3

In part three of WTIP's "Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves" series, Cameron Norman and Marcia Hyatt cohost a conversation with Parker J.


Parker J. Palmer

Parker J. Palmer's "5 Habits of the Heart"

The audio files above are of Parker J.


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Youth Show: March 20, 2014

It's March, and the Youth Show is back with their monthly show! Molly Sietsema and Czarina Crow host.


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Grand Marais becomes latest Minnesota GreenStep city

Deb Benedict and Matthew Brown are joined by George Wilkes, Grand Marais co-chair of MN Greenstep Cities, to talk about the program and what it means for changing Grand Marais toward sustainability. Wilkes goes in depth on how sustainability deals with social and economic concerns as well as environmental ones, and how to get involved with Greenstep.


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Weekend News Roundup for April 12

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. No new Isle Royale wolves. Fond du Lac to spear walleyes in Cook County. Emergency deer feeding ends.


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Criminal case against Cook County Attorney can proceed to trial

The criminal case against Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell can proceed to trial, a judge ruled Friday.  According to the Duluth News Tribune, Sixth Judicial District Judge Shaun Floerke denied a


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Total Lunar Eclipse, Early Tuesday April 15

If you're up late working on your taxes, there's an oppotunity to view a total lunar eclipse.


Gus' Wild Side: Working in the Sugar Bush

Gus shares his experiences working in a local sugar bush, an annual spring ritual.


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