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Matt Geretschlaeger

Zipline project appears to be at the end of its line

If statements by developer Matt Geretschlaeger are taken at face value, his more than two-year effort to make Superior Zipline a reality has ended and the Gunflint Trail property he obtained from the


Grand Opening of Gunflint Trail Firehall #3

The Gunflint Trail Volunteer Department Firehall #3 and Seagull Lake Community Center had their grand opening on June 17th, with more than 200 people coming to celebrate.


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North Woods Naturalist: Tiger Swallowtails

They’re among our earliest butterflies in spring. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about swallowtails.


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Summer Exhibitions at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery

From abstract painting to Aboriginal art - it’s a busy summer at the Thunder Bay Art Gallery.


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Bluesman Bob Bingham releases new CD, "New Ground"

Local bluesman Bob Bingham joined Buck & Dick in Studio A June 13 to celebrate 50 years in the music business as well as the release of his fifth self-produced album, "New Ground." Bob was one of the founding members of the now-legendary Lamont Cranston Band. Fun stories abound in this interview, which also includes three cuts from Bob's new CD.


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Learn About 'Mysterious Mushrooms' at Sugarloaf Cove: June 21

Charlie Danielson from Up North Fungi will be helping to take some of the mystery out of mushrooms and teaching about their place in a s


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Bees, Bugs, and Pesticides

On the June edition of Northern Gardening, your hosts Joan Farnam and Diane Booth will be talking about bees, bugs and pesticides!


Oddz and Endz Store Opens in Grand Marais

There's a new business in Grand Marais called 'Oddz & Endz.'  WTIP volunteer, Marnie McMillan, spoke with EvaLyn Carlson and Arvis Thompson on North Shore Morning about this


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Cloquet shipwreck hunter searches for first German U-boat sunk by U.S. in WWII

Jerry Eliason is a shipwreck hunter who, most recently, discovered the Henry B. Smith in Lake Superior. Now he's embarking on a new project, to find U-656, the first German U-boat sunk by U.S. forces in World War II. He spoke with Dick June 13 to explain why and how they're conducting the search. You can learn more about the Kickstarter project to fund it here.


'Tending the Trees' during Gunflint GreenUp: June 28

The annual Gunflint GreenUp is an ongoing effort and on Saturday June 28th there’s an opportunity to ‘Tend the Trees’. 


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Advances in telemedicine benefit patients and health care providers alike

Telemedicine, the remote diagnosis and treatment of patients by means of telecommunications technology, has grown dramatically in recent years. Dr. Joel Gordon of the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato joined Buck June 13 to discuss recent developments in the field, and how the technology helps doctors and patients alike.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 13

“June is bustin’ out all over” as the old tune goes, and it couldn’t be more fitting for folks coming to and living in the upper Gunflint Corridor.


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Magnetic North: All things winged, wicked and wonderful

Welcome back to Magnetic North where winged critters, both wondrous and wicked now trump the weather for the number one topic of conversation in the grocery aisles and at the early morning “r


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Northern Sky: The Sun takes over the summer sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


Tune in to the Youth Show! Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show: June 12, 2014

This week on the Youth Show, we're talking about going abroad. Hear Audrey's new piece on Michaela Peterson's work in Uganda, and listen to interviews with foreign exchange students.


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