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Barbara Jean Johnson

Barbara Jean Johnson wins Big Top Chautauqua Singer/Songwriter of the Year

Bob and Buck welcomed WTIP News & Public Affairs Director Barbara Jean Johnson to Studio A Oct. 14. BJ is an accomplished musician and recently won the Big Top Chautauqua Singer/Songwriter of the Year contest with her song, "The River." Bump Blomberg accompanied her on guitar.

Autumn leaves

Leaf litter -- an important part of forest ecology

If trees didn’t lose their leaves in the fall, a whole lot of good things on the forest floor just wouldn’t happen.  Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local na

NWS meteorologist Carol Christianson

It's Mid-Oct. and there's snow in the forecast (but not much)

It’s mid-October, so we shouldn’t be surprised at snow. It could happen this week.

Hikers on a trail

Areas reopened on Superior National Forest

The U.S. Forest Service is reopening some areas of the Superior National Forest for public use.


'For the Birds' producer, birder and author Laura Erickson visits The Roadhouse

Buck spoke Oct. 14 with birder, author and radio producer Laura Erickson. She has a new book, "Twelve Owls," which is illustrated by Betsy Bowen, and appeared in Grand Marais Oct. 15 for a book reading and signing.

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Pagami Creek Fire stands at 90% contained

The forest fire burning since August in northeastern Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is now 90 percent contained, according to fire authorities yesterday.

Northern Saw Whet Owl

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - October 15th

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.

Join the WTIP Youth Radio Project!

Become a WTIP Youth Radio Producer!

WTIP invites all students in 9th through 12th grades to take part in its Youth Radio Project. Interested in media? Technology? Music? Entertainment? This is the place for you!

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Weekend News Wrap for October 15

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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Dr. Seth Moore: Alternative Energy, Stream Restoration, and Youth Education

October 12, 2011

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Mayor Carlson

Mayor: City supports grooming bike path for snowmobiles

The Grand Marais City Council has again approved grooming the bike trail for winter snowmobile use. That was one issue discussed at the recent city council meeting.

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