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Northern Sky Map.  Courtesy Deane Morrison.

Northern Sky: August 31 - September 13

by  Deane Morrison
August 31 - September 13, 2019

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North Shore Morning host, Brian Neil talks Dragonflies with Naturalist and Author, Kurt Mead.

Click below to listen to both parts 1 and 2 of this interview.

Little gardeners from Cooperation Station learned watering skills this summer - Photo by Rhonda Silence

A garden party at Cook County Community Center

There are several community gardens here in Grand Marais -- at the Grand Marais Recreation Area, at the WTIP station, and at the Cook County Community Center.

Book. Photo by Daniel Wehner via Flickr.

Talking Books with Gwen Danfelt

"Talking Books" is a monthly feature on WTIP's North Shore Morning.
Host Mark Abrahamson talks with Gwen is this August 2019 edition.

Caregivers are invited to the "Sharing the Caring" conference in Grand Portage. Photo by Brian Walker via

Grand Portage hosts "Sharing the Caring" conference

Being a caregiver for a loved one is rewarding, but it also can be difficult.

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North Woods Naturalist: Crows

Did you know that crows are incredibly intelligent birds?  WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks all things crows with naturalist Chel Anderson in this edition of North Woods Naturalist.

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Cindy Nelson talks skiing career, upcoming Higher Ed event

Cook County Higher Education is hosting a North Shore Royalty Special Presentation by Local Legend and Olympian Cindy Nelson at Lutsen Mountains Summit Chalet on Wednesday, September 4.

Sunrise Trees by Travis Novitsky

North Woods Naturalist: Changing summer

The woods and waters along the North Shore often undergo dramatic changes during the summer months.  Naturalist Chel Anderson describes the changes she's noticed recently in this edition of N

The Grand Portage Rendezvous Days celebration powwow includes dancers of all ages! Photo by Rhonda Silence, 2011

A time of reunion at Grand Portage Rendezvous Days

The great Rendezvous starts in Grand Portage today, August 9, with events at the Grand Portage National Monument and the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior PowWow grounds through Sunday, August 11.&n

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Backpacking 101 - Michelle Schroeder - Aug 6

"Backpacking 101" with Michelle Schroeder
August 2019