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Local author Bob Olson & his new Gunflint Trail memoir, "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas"

Buck chatted July 6 with Bob Olson, author of "Two Bucks and a Can of Gas," about his new memoir of his adventures as a young man visiting the Gunflint Trail in an old Model A pickup truck.

"Do you bring the islands in during winter?"

Remarkable customer queries and more BWCAW oddities

Gunflint Ranger District Public Information Officer Mary Ann Atwood joined Jay Andersen and Roger Linehan on "Daybreak" to talk about odd things people say and do in the Boundary Waters.

Wild rose

July, and the wildflowers are blooming

We’re definitely into summer and the woods and roadsides, as well as lakes and ponds are blooming.

Tim Young



Noah Prinsen



Cook County Food Shelf

First Congregational Church UCC, Grand Marais

The Cook County Food Shelf is open every Monday afternoon from 3 to 5 pm in the lower level of First Congregational Church in Grand Marais and the first Wednesday

Carol Christenson

Warm and dry for most of the week

The week ahead looks fairly dry with just a possibility of rain for the weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


First Thursday looks at the beginnings of WTIP

During our North Shore Sights and Sounds membership drive , we brought you lots of sounds you could not have heard before April of 1998.


Appreciating Community - July 7, 2012

A community is a place where we can be ourselves.  The irony is for us to fully blossom as individuals, we need the support and lessons from community. It is a both-and deal.

Baby Toad

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - July 7th

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.

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Weekend News Roundup for July 7

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

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Changing Climate, Changing Forest - Part I

There are a lot of ways climate change stands to affect Lake Superior. There's the reduction in ice cover, rising lake temperatures, the increase in storminess and declining water levels.

Mystery Noise! Photo by Oberazzi via Flickr.

Mystery Noise: July 5

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

A thermometer that measures the heat index (Karen Montgomery/Flickr)

Wildersmith July 6

A week of month seven has slipped by along the Trail.


Local fish report for Friday, July 6

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, It’s time to start working a little harder if you’re looking for walleyes.

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