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Star Map Aug 2020

Northern Sky August 15-28

Northern Sky – Deane Morrison​

August 15-28, 2020


Local school operations are a key topic during the COVID pandemic in 2020. WTIP file photo

Back to school planning in a pandemic: A WTIP community conversation

On July 30, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced his “Safe Learning Plan” for schools to follow when classes resume in September.


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North Shore Health Care Foundation Update - Valerie Eliasen

North Shore Morning host Mark Abrahamson talks with Valerie Eliasen, North Shore Health Care Foundation following the NSHCF monthly board meeting.


Scott Oeth - Photo via Facebook

Money Matters - Scott Oeth - August 2020

"Money Matters" by Scott Oeth 
August 2020


Students are invited to tie-dye their own masks. Photo by Mila Horak

All students invited to tie-dye mask-making event Aug. 8, 9 & 10

A special mask tie-dying opportunity for all Cook County students is coming up on August 8, 9, and 10 in the outdoor classroom at School District 166, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Star Map Aug 2020

Northern Sky August 1-14

"Northern Sky" by Deane Morrison for August 1 - 14, 2020.


A tree struck by lightning in Quetico Provincial Park in the summer of 2020. Photo by Ian Gill

Canadian family shares story of lightning strike in Quetico Provincial Park

Though many of the traditional entrances to Quetico Provincial Park are closed to visitors entering from the U.S.


Fika Coffee and Java Moose - along with local design company Hoaglund Designs - launched the Sisu Coffee Project in 2020.

Fika Coffee and Java Moose team up in local coffee project with a cause

Fika Coffee and Java Moose - along with local design company Hoaglund Designs - are launching the Sisu Coffee Project.


Cook County line. Submitted photo

WTIP hosts county commissioner primary forum - District 4

The Cook County primary ballots have been mailed. They need to be returned on or before Aug. 11 and in the meantime WTIP is holding two live on-air primary forums.


Musician Derek Smith, formerly of Grand Marais, is making his living with music in New Zealand - Submitted photo

Grand Marais musician Derek Smith in New Zealand on COVID-19

Derek Smith grew up on the North Shore and is well known locally for his musical talents. In fact, he has been a guest performer on WTIP.