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Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: February 16th

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.

Dave Tersteeg

Park Board discusses bridge designs

The Grand Marais park Board has decided on a design for its Community Connection foot bridge. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken discusses the Violence Against Women Act

Congress has passed and the President is set to sign the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to keep "hybrid" calendar

Cook County Schools is staying with a partial 4-day calendar for the 2013-14 school year.

Nurse Kay Borud

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, March 1

Spring may soon be around the corner, but it is still cold and flu season here in Cook County.

Cook County Schools

School New from Cook County Middle School, February 28

It’s been an action-packed week of news out of Cook County Middle School. In this segment, anchor Dane Inquisitor shares this week’s top stories.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: February 28

Take a listen to this week's "Mystery Noise," a feature on the Thursday PM Youth Show!

Gray wolf

Wolf hunt moratorium legislation introduced

Legislation was introduced yesterday to reinstate a five-year moratorium on recreational wolf hunting and trapping. The House bill is a companion to one already in the Senate.

Great Grey Owl (Strix nebulosa)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: February 23rd

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.


Great blues guitar from Gordon Thorne on The Roadhouse

Buck & Ann welcomed local favorite Gordon Thorne to Studio A March 1 for conversation, laughter and, of course, incredible blues guitar. Gordon's third annual fingerstyle guitar weekend happens this year April 12 & 13--might want to mark your calendar.


Beer as career: Cook County native Ryan Petz on his Twin Cities brewery, Fulton Beer

Ann Possis spoke recently with Cook County native Ryan Petz who, with three of his friends, founded Fulton Beer. Ryan is president of the company, and talked with us about what it's like to start a brewery, what kinds of beers they've been making, their new tap room, and more. Fulton Beer is available in the Twin Cities and in Cook County, but they plan to expand distribution soon.


Duluth filmmaker Mike Scholtz on his award-winning doc, "Wild Bill's Run"

Buck chatted recently with Mike Scholtz about his award-winning documentary, "Wild Bill's Run." Described as 'part Arctic adventure, part crime caper,' it's the strange but true story of Wild Bill Cooper, his attempt to snowmobile to Moscow during the Cold War, and what happened in the aftermath. The film will be shown again in March or April at North House Folk School in Grand Marais.


Programming Schedule for Monday, March 4

6 AM – “Swing Session” –WTIP Host Bill Burkhardt brings you an hour of Swing music from the Big Band Era.


Programming Schedule for Sunday, March 3

6 AM – “Celtic Connections” – Host Bryan Kelso Crow brings you great music from European nations with a Celtic past.

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