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Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: May 12

Sol and Noah report the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.

Spring Beauty

North Woods Naturalist: Spring ephemerals

They’re the first flowers of spring getting as much sun as they can before the leaf cover takes over.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spring ephemerals.

Dry conditions this year have fire officials on high alert. Photo by Matt Herberg

DNR fire official talks conditions, etiquette as Fishing Opener approaches

Warm and dry conditions to start the month of May have officials from a variety of government agencies, in addition to outdoor enthusiasts, on high alert with regard to fire danger in northeastern Min

Pancake Breakfast May 29

YMCA Camp Menogyn
West Bearskin Lake
Sun, 05/29/2016 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

YMCA Camp Menogyn on West Bearskin Lake invites everyone to a breakfast of pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee and milk on Sunday, May 29th, from 9 am to noon.

“Soon to be paved” Sawbill Trail

West End News: May 12

The Sawbill Trail has become a beehive of activity this week and the busy tourism season hasn’t even started.

Jerry Hiniker at the Vinyl Nook. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Record shop opens in downtown Grand Marais

A new record shop has opened in downtown Grand Marais. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with the owner of the Vinyl Nook.

Opener 2016?

For the opener: rain, wind and...snow!

Finally rain, and more on the way for the opening fishing weekend, and with it a little wind, a little snow is possible.

Buhl Village Hall in Buhl, Minnesota.

Cook County officials seek to remove boys from Mesabi Academy after reports of abuse, maltreatment

A recent and ongoing investigative series from American Public Media into the Mesabi Academy, which is a juvenile corrections facility on the Iron Range, has brought a string of reaction and emotion t

An aircraft fights a wildfire in northeastern Minnesota. Photo by Matt Herberg

Drones, private airplanes not a welcome sight near wildfires

Over the last few days, there have been at least two intrusions in northern Minnesota involving the invasion of restricted airspace from people attempting to get near wildfires – one was a priva

Silver Creek in Lake County

Spring Along the North Shore: The good, the bad and the beautiful

Spring in northeast Minnesota often starts out with dirty snow and cool temperatures. But the season can also be full of color and the promise of summer.

Anishinaabe Way: Jonathan Thunder

Jonathan Thunder is a painter and digital media artist who was born on the Red Lake Reservation, raised in the Twin Cities, and currently resides in Duluth.

Dr. Jenny Delfs

HPV vaccinations prevent cervical cancer

HPV is an extremely common virus, it can cause cervical cancer, but a simple vaccination is much more than an ounce of prevention. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Dr.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: May 10

Tucker, Gus and Sophia report the latest School News.

Plucked Up String Band

Plucked Up String Band plays The Roadhouse

The Plucked Up String Band (Bill Hansen, dobro; Amanda Hand, guitar & vocals; Matt Nesheim, banjo & vocals; Elliot Noyce, mandolin & vocals; Kieran Scannell, drums; and Will Moore, upright bass & vocals) stopped by Studio A shortly after their big tour. Listen for great original music and fun stories about being on the road.

Lake Superior

Presentation to focus on hazardous barrels found in Lake Superior

The public is invited to attend a presentation on Wednesday, May 11 at the Grand Marais Public Library by Frank Koehn, a spokesman for a federally funded project to investigate barrels containing haza

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