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Photo courtesy Buck Benson
Recent research shows that healthier foods, besides being better for us, also have a lower environmental impact than other foods. This sounds like a win-win and we wanted to learn more. Jason Hill, bioproducts and biosystems engineering professor at the U of MN College of Food, Agricultural, and...
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Lutsen resident JD Lehr recently returned from hiking 1,600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail.  He joined Brian on The Roadhouse to tell us why, and how it's changed...
Mark Joseph in Studio A. Photo by Brian Neil.
Blues guitarist Mark Joseph has just released a new album, “The Musician and the Muse.”   He had a CD release event at the Gunflint Tavern on Friday, Nov. 15.  Mark joined Brian and Dave on The Roadhouse just before the event to play some tunes and talk about the new...
Dave Simonett (left) and David Huckfelt at WTIP.  Archive photo.
David Huckfelt of The Pines recently released his first solo album, which grew out of time spent as an artist-in-residence at Isle Royale National Park.  David joined Julie and Dave on The Roadhouse to tell us about that experience and album, as well as about a related special event coming up...
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The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival took place in Grand Marais this past weekend.  Included among a number of public events was a panel discussion on writing humor.  We were lucky enough to welcome all three funny panelists, Lorna Landvik, Julie Schumacher and Sally Franson, in...
Kevin Kager, Angie Works and Gwen Danfelt with Cooperation Station kids, of course! Photo by Rhonda Silence
Cooperation Station Nature Playschool is licensed family day care in Grand Marais, housed in a home...
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The November edition of Northern Gardening was all about fall gardening chores and...
Red-tailed Hawk. Photo by Ron Knight via Flickr and Creative Commons.
Late fall offers a chance to see some birds that we normally don't see along the North...
Kristin DeArruda Wharton
In March 2017, the Bush Foundation announced a list of 24 fellowship winners who were selected...
Flicker Tongue.  Photo by Denise Takahashi. Submitted.
Human tongues and bird tongues are vastly different.  The difference is more pronounced still...
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The November edition of Northern Gardening was all about fall gardening chores and...
Superior National Forest Update
Superior National Forest Update with Jon Benson.
November 15, 2019

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 Courtesy Cook County Historical Society archives.
Lake Superior can be beautiful and inspiring, but it also has its share of tragic stories. The...
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Reports of UFOs date back to as early as 1400 BC, and Cook County is no exception. During the...
 
Joan Farnam has been writing about the arts scene on the North Shore for more than 10 years. She is also a potter and the ceramics studio facilitator at the Grand Marais Art Colony and works as a...
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Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred...

Vicki Biggs-Anderson
Magnetic North - Retro for Radio by Vicki Biggs-Anderson

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Birch Grove School
Birch Grove Community School News with Kayne.
October 24,...
Vicki Biggs-Anderson
Magnetic North - Retro for Radio edition by Vicki Biggs-Anderson.

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