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Wayne Horvitz and his piano

Wayne Horvitz brings "21 Pianos" to Studio A

Seattle-based composer Wayne Horvitz is travelling the state of Minnesota with what he calls a "wildly out of tune" piano, sampling Minnesotans playing to be compiled into new, electronic mu

Nina Simonowicz brought in a basket of chanterelles she gathered that afternoon.

Handling the harvest

Harvest month has arrived, and Northern Gardening hotsts Melinda Spinler and Joan Farnam discuss how to store all your wonderful garden produce as well as wild foods lik

Kirk Bigby

Trial date set for Tofte shooter Bigby

A trial date has been set for the man accused of murdering a blackjack dealer during a holiday Christmas party at Bluefin Bay Resort last December.

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Grand Portage band member responds to federal government’s intervention at Standing Rock

Dana Logan is a Grand Portage band member who recently visited the protector camps near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.


Forum at North House to focus on affordable housing

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency is an organization that works to create connections and partnerships with the communities, organizations, and agencies throughout the state that are working on critica

Batman radio

Weekend News Roundup for September 10

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The EPA funds further research on Great Lakes. They’re still talking about a special session.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 9

One full September week is into the books for Gunflint Country, and all is well. The color of autumn is increasing with each passing day.

Superior National Forest Update: September 9

Hi. This is Tom McCann, resource information specialist, with this week’s National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of the Forest.

A young person and a very young person embarking on a BWCA Wilderness canoe trip.

West End News: September 8

A picture in the Cook County News Herald really caught my eye last week.

Radio Waves Music Festival

Radio Waves weather will be cool and pleasant

Radio Waves weekend will be a little cooler, humidity will be less but there are some showers in the forecast.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol C

Vote Yes Committee

"Vote Yes" committee members talk about the November ballot issues

Two questions on school district funding will be on the ballot this November 8.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with “Vote Yes” committee members Karina Roth and Michael McHugh.

Derek Smith

Derek Smith thrives on music in New Zealand

Derek Smith has been absent from the Cook County music scene for the last year or so, having packed up and left for New Zealand to start a new life from scratch.

1010 Interiors celebrates 25 years of operation

1010 Interiors is a local design company that has done complete interiors for many North Shore homes and local businesses.

Dave Tersteeg

Park manager says it remains busy by the lake

Business remains brisk at the Grand Marais Rec Park, and it’s expected to remain that way well into the leaf season.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Lake Superior waves

Is the Earth really running out of water? A better way to measure water scarcity

We've all heard the Earth is running out of water... but how is that measured? Is there a better way to gauge water scarcity? Dr. Kate Brauman thinks so. She's lead scientist for the Global Water Initiative at the Institute on the Environment at the U of MN. She talked with Dick about her ideas on more accurate and useful ways to determine water scarcity.

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