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News & Information

News and information, interviews, weather, upcoming events, music, school news, and many special features. North Shore Morning includes our popular trivia question - Pop Quiz! The North Shore Morning program is the place to connect with the people, culture and events of our region!


What's On:

What's happening at the Grand Marais Public Library this fall?

From musical performances to children’s activities - there’s always a lot happening at the Grand Marais Public Library. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan talked with library director Steve Harsin on North Shore Morning. 


White-throated sparrow

Field Notes: White-throated sparrow

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

(Photo by Virginia Sanderson on Flickr)


Aspen leaf miner trails

North Woods Naturalist: Peepers and little moths

Little moths all over the place, but not to worry…they don’t eat your clothes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about leaf miners and the last chorus of peepers.

(Photo by Jason Hollinger on Flickr)


The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo

Vecchione/Erdahl Duo to perform September 25 at Arrowhead Center for the Arts

The North Shore Music Association is sponsoring a concert this Friday featuring an oboe and bass duo. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan talked with the Association's Kate Fitzgerald on North Shore Morning.

The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo
September 25 at 7:30 pm at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts

More information available at:




Sculpture by Lee Ross

'Crossing Borders' Studio Tour begins September 25

The 19th annual Crossing Borders Studio Tour begins this Friday. It’s a self-guided tour spanning 120 miles along the North Shore’s Highway 61. WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with artists Betsy Bowen, Marcie McIntyre, John Books and Tom Christiansen on North Shore Morning.

Tour Dates: September 25 - October 4
For more information about the tour contact:
Phone: (800) 388-8698


Photo by USDA Forest Service

All about fall color change in the Superior National Forest

Whether hiking, driving or looking at area photographs, there is a lot of beauty to be enjoyed this time of year. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Steve Robertsen, an interpretation and education specialist with the USDA Forest Service, Superior National Forest, on North Shore Morning. 
For information on fall colors in the Superior National Forest go to:



Autumn Reflections by Travis Novitsky

Mild winter ahead?

The lovely fall weather continues and long-range forecasts suggest a mild winter ahead. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Spiny waterflea

'Monitoring Madness' for aquatic invasives at Devil Track Lake, September 24

You can take a boat tour around Devil Track Lake to learn more about aquatic invasive species monitoring this Thursday. WTIP volunteer Yvonne Mills spoke with Laurel Wilson and Amanda Weberg on North Shore Morning. 
‘Monitoring Madness’ 
Thursday, September 24 - 10 am to noon
Meet at the Devil Track Lake Public Water Access which is 0.5 miles east of the Devil Track Campground

Space is limited, please contact Laurel at 387-3772 to register.



The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 25

Chapter 25: The Last Letter

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)


Full Moon Eclipse {Greg Gjerdingen /Flickr}

Northern Sky: September 19

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota Starwatch column, and contributes to WTIP bi-weekly on the Monday North Shore Morning program through "Northern Sky," where she shares what's happening with stars, planets and more.

Fall equinox arrives at 3:21am on September 23; morning sky activity with Mars, Jupiter, Venus and Regulus; a Harvest Moon on the 27, complete with a total eclipse.