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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - November 12th

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.


Gary Lea, Peterson, Minn., finds New Hampshire historical treasure at estate sale

Bob chatted with Gary Lea Nov. 11. Gary recently found a copper plate used to print money in pre-Revolutionary War New Hampshire. How did it end up in Minnesota, and how did he know what it was?

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Frank Moe on Legacy Destination Weekend Nov. 17-20 in Cook County

Bob talked Nov. 11 with Frank Moe, local dog musher and former MN legislator, about the upcoming Legacy Destination Weekend in Cook County, and the origin and use of the Legacy Funds designated by MN voters in 2008.

The Pines, David Huckfelt and Benson Ramsey

The Pines live on WTIP's The Roadhouse

The Pines have honed their musical craft to near perfection with a sound that wavers on the edge of traditional acoustic/roots music, but embraces the nuances of today's indie-rock and blues music.

Members of Unnamed Stream get ready for their live in-studio performance / photo by Patrick Knight

Members of Unnamed Stream on WTIP

Members of Unnamed Stream, Bill Hansen on Dobro, Bump Blomberg on guitar and vocals, Barbara Jean Johnson on viola, fiddle, banjo and vocals and Jessa Frost on fiddle, played live in studio A during W

Idyllic atmosphere during WTIP's 6th annual Radio Waves Music Festival, September 6-8, 2013 (Carah Thomas)

Live Music Archive

is not currently scheduled.

WTIP regularly hosts live in-studio music. We feature local musicians, groups and bands as well as musicians and bands visiting the area.

Gordon Thorne on WTIP's Deeply Rooted Membership Drive

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Radio cast of "Gunsmoke"

Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 12

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

Gunflint residents foster friendships with neighborhood foxes this week

Wildersmith November 11

The season that north country folk anticipate at this time of year continues AWOE (absent without explanation).

Poplar River Valley

DNR issues ski hill permit to draw water from slowing Poplar River

After a review of more than 600 comments from the public, DNR Commissioner Tom Landwehr issued a permit to Lutsen Mountains Ski Hill to take water from the Poplar River for snowmaking despite the stre

Ada Igoe

Igoe wins award for Lake Superior Magazine

Lake Superior Magazine won 15 awards including a gold for Overall Excellence in its category and four additional gold awards at the Minnesota Magazine and Publishing Association’s annual Excelle

Mayor Carlson

Pool proposal, animal ordinance and new firefighters discussed at city meeting

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson joined WTIP's Jay Andersen in the studio with AM Community Calendar hosts Ann Possis and Marnie McMillan. The subject was Wednesday's City Council meeting.

Hal Greenwood. Photo: North Shore Highway 61

Alternative pool proposal brought to city and county

Claiming the cost of a renovated municipal pool would be far less than originally thought, a group of citizens lead by Hal Greenwood brought their information to the city and county this week.

Homer will be missed at Sawbill

West End News Nov. 10

As of Wednesday, Nov. 9, Sawbill Lake is about 75% frozen over. The shallow bays froze the day before and stayed frozen in spite of a sunny, calm day.

Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Pool idea floated at county board meeting

A new swimming pool proposal was floated at the county board meeting this week. Commissioners also discussed a warming house for skaters and passed a social host ordinance.

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