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West End News - April 19, 2018

West End News by Clare Shirley           April 19, 2018


Behind the scenes at local brewery

With the popularity of craft brewing on the rise, have you ever wondered how exactly these beers are brewed?  WTIP’s Sterling Anderson recently took a trip to a local brewery to find out mo

Shrek at the local playhouse. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Students share musical adaptation of hit movie 'Shrek'

“It’s a big, bright, beautiful world,” is the underlying message of the Grand Marais Playhouse youth production Shrek Junior, the Musical.

Airport view from inside the terminal on April 14. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Cook County residents impacted by flight delays at Twin Cities airport

Winter weather swept across much of Minnesota from April 13-16. Schools across the state were delayed or canceled on Monday, including a two-hour delay for schools in Cook County.


Northern Gardening - All about Perennials

WTIP’s 90.7 F.M. Northern Gardening radio program this week will feature ‘All About Perennials.’   Barbara Balgoyen, 17 year veteran with Walters Garden


Commercial fishing link to continue at Dockside Fish Market

Some changes are coming to the Grand Marais waterfront. Longtime commercial fisherman Harley Toftey is retiring, passing the tradition on to a new generation, to Tyler Smith of Grand Marais.


Despite cold start to spring, tick season is here

It might not feel like spring outside, but certain critters in the region don't seem to mind... including ticks.


Six months later: Diversity in Cook County Schools

In September 2017, during a meeting of the School District 166 school board, the topic of racism in the local school system was brought forward.


Service dogs provide critical services

There have been reports in the news lately about people who travel with their animal companions – and it isn’t really clear just where these dogs are allowed and what role they play.

March for our Lives, Washington DC - Photo by Cilla Walford

North Shore women march in Washington

On March 24, thousands of people from around the United States took part in the “March for Our Lives” in Washington, DC.