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Five ARAC grant awards given locally

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a number of grants to be awarded in two categories: Rural and Community Arts and in Arts and Cultural Heritage Community Arts Learning.


Gabriel Ayala, 2011 Native American Artist of the Year, on his unique guitar style

Bob spoke Nov. 25 with Gabriel Ayala, recently named 2011 Artist of the Year at the Native American Music Awards for his album “Passion, Fire and Grace.” Ayala is a classical guitarist and has developed a new genre he calls ‘jazzmenco’.

Flying squirrel

Fascinating flying squirrels

They’re small, secretive, soft and they can fly – or at least glide a good distance.  Jay Andersen of WTIP North Shore Community Radio spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about no

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Up and down weather patterns expected through weekend

It’s what the weather service calls “see-saw” weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about somewhat unseasonal weather and penguins.

Sheriff Mark Falk

Driving drives an interview with Sheriff Falk

Winter driving, distracted driving and driving on ice. The challenges of winter were on the mind of Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk.

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Nancy Daley featured on Artist Open House

Many people know Nancy Daley’s artwork through her paper making.

Early North Shore commercial fisherman with children and lake trout - image courtesy NSCFM

Moments in Time: North Shore commercial fisherman Walter Sve

Walter Sve is a third generation North Shore commercial fisherman based near Two Harbors, MN.  In this edition of Moments in Time, Walter talks with Art Fenstad of the North Shore Commercial Fish

Joan and Bob Burrows clean herring roe at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais / photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Behind The Work: Joan and Bob Burrows

 Joan and Bob Burrows work at the Dockside Fish Market in Grand Marais each fall during the herring roe harvest.

Old radio set-up

Weekend News Round-up for Nov. 26

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

Superior National Forest

Superior National Forest head to retire

Jim Sanders, who guided the Superior National Forest through 15 sometimes tumultuous years, has announced he will retire at the end of December.

Commissioners Martinson(L) and Johnson (R)

A county board round-up plus a special Messiah Concert story

AEOA, changes in some zoning regulations, good news at the library and a public input meeting on taxes scheduled for next Monday.

Moose calf

Moose/wolf expert Dr. Rolf Peterson visits Studio A

Buck spoke Nov. 25 with Dr. Rolf Peterson, a biologist who has been conducting research on moose and wolves on Isle Royale for many years. He was in town to teach and speak at North House Folk School's Winterer's Gathering.

Detour map

Detour begins Nov. 28 on Highway 1 south of Ely

DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists will encounter a detour on Highway 1 south of Ely beginning Monday, Nov. 28. The detour will be in place until the week of Dec. 19.

Keith Secola on WTIP

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