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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 18

Atmospheric conditions in the upper Gunflint have been tranquil with hints of “old man winter” ceding his hold on us in favor of the “gods of re-birth.

Great Expectatiions School

School News from Great Expectations: April 18

Doran and Hailey report the latest School News.

Stewardship Awards and the Health of Lake Superior

Lissa Radke is the U.S. Coordinator of the Lake Superior Binational Forum and a regular guest on North Shore Morning.

Eric "Frosty" Frost

West End News: April 17

It’s time again for the annual West End guessing game called “when will the ice go out?”  Sometimes this is a game of casual interest even when it involves small amounts of mone

Do You Have an Idea for a Great Place?

What makes a Great Place? -- A place that is inviting, beautiful, and catches the eye.  A Great Place encourages people to slow down and spend time there.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: April 9

Paul, Ben and Cayden report the latest School News.

Cook County Historical Society - Mineral Center Story


Cook County Historical Society - Mineral Center Story

Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: April 16

Blake and Kaylee report the latest School News.

Audubon Center

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


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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