This year’s performances of the annual Community Christmas Concert in Grand Marais drew capacity crowds, December 4 & 5th. In this feature, WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson talks with conductor and composer Bill Beckstrand, now in his second year as director. Mark also recorded parts of the final rehearsal and spoke with orchestra and chorus members.
The city’s Gunflint Hills golf course is going to need more capital money and the Rec Park’s “Community Connection” goes back to the drawing board.
Members of the Cook County school board are set to meet next week to hammer out a contract for Superintendent Beth Schwarz. According to board chair Mary Sanders the board will meet 8:30 a.m.
It’s going to snow, but probably not here. It’s cold, but it’ll warm up.
This year, particularly the last few months have been dry in Northern Minnesota. Dry to the point of drought.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
Wolves are about to be taken off the federal endangered species list and will be managed by state and tribal authorities.
Ever thought of a wasabi-based fire alarm? One of the 2011 IgNobel Award winners did. Buck chatted Nov. 25 with Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of Improbable Research, about the awards.