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Earthworms: Good for Gardens, Bad for Boreal Forests

Ryan Hueffmeier knows a lot about worms.  He's a researcher with the Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) at the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD), and Program Coordinator with Gre


Commissioner Martinson

Commissioner explains negative Historical Society vote

At the recent county board meeting – a funding request from the Historical Society, a new Lutsen Fire Hall, Boreal-TV and the community center.


Haze over BWCAW - photo courtesy Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness

West End News: April 26

I was sorry to hear that the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency caved to political pressure and weakened its plan to reduce haze over the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and Voyageurs National P


Mayor Carlson

Mayor reports on Grand Marais council decisions

City storefront loans, a ZipLine deal, new animal ordinance revisions and Hizzoner is ready to fish.


 

We're back!

Thu, 04/26/2012 - 8:58am

After a short hiatus, the Lake Superior Project is back this week! Over the next several weeks we’ll be taking a closer look at climate change and Lake Superior.


Lake Superior & Climate Change Part 1

Learn more about the Big Lake and climate change in this video from the Institute on the Environment.

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Split Rock Lighthouse - photo by Randen Pedersen via http://commons.wikimedia.org

Moments in Time: Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock Lighthouse, on the North Shore of Lake Superior, celebrated 100 years in 2010.  A year later, the lighthouse was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S.


Barred Owl and Squirrel

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - April 21st

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.


Bill Beckstrand (Miles Drake)

Borealis Chorale Spring Concert on Tuesday Classics

The Borealis Chorale & Orchestra held it's annual spring concert on Sunday, April 1.


"During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail..."

Of Woods and Words: After Fire

During the last five years, we’ve learned to love rocks at the end of the Gunflint Trail.


Spring exhibit poster

Art Colony Spring Exhibit is subject of WTIP's "Artist Open House"

Recently the Grand Marais Art Colony hosted their Spring Exhibit. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with artists and organizers for another edition of Artist Open House.


Scott Harrison

WTIP’s Third Thursday features Cook County businessman Scott Harrison

Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen for “Scott Harrison – the business of Cook County business” -- this month’s Third Thursday Community Conversation.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Social Host ordinance in effect for prom

The past month has been reasonably quiet for law enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk about the social host ordinance, fishing opener and fireworks.


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