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Eos II, courtesy umnsvp.org

The U of MN Solar Vehicle Project has a long and successful history. Dave chatted with this year's co-leaders of the project, students Graham Krumpelmann and Patrick Zeimet, about this year's vehicle. The vehicle, named Eos II, will compete...


Ari and Chris Silver at the Gunflint Tavern
Chris Silver hails from River Falls, WI, and has been playing Americana music around the region since the early 90s. His group the Chris Silver Band features his 17-year old son Ari on bass, guitar and vocals as well. The two of them stop by WTIP to play live on the Scenic...
Joey Shaheen of The Wrong Omar

Fun Twin Cities band The Wrong Omar showed up again this year to play during membership drive, outside under the big tent. The Wrong Omar is: Logan Amos, bass; Becky Shaheen, acoustic guitar; Laura Lou, ukulele; and Joey Shaheen, electric guitar. You can learn more about the band and their music...


The Spirit and the Sky by Mark Hollabaugh

Mark Hollabaugh has written a very interesting book about the role and significance of astronomy in Lakota culture, "The Spirit in the Sky: Lakota Visions of the Cosmos." Dave read the book and chatted with Mark about it during membership drive. Mark is an emeritus instructor of...


Sam Cook. Duluth News Tribune photo

Longtime Duluth News Tribune columnist and frequent Roadhouse guest Sam Cook chatted with CJ recently. This time, it was about the importance and magic of introducing young people to the outdoors. You can follow Sam's columns...


Lupines

Janice Matichuk at the Cache Bay Ranger Station
Some people are blessed when it comes to finding a job that suits them. And this is certainly the...
Magic the Gathering
Friday night is a popular night to get out and about here in Cook County. And WTIP Intern Sterling...
Grand Marais Arts Festival
On July 8, WTIP’s Jay Andersen and Roger Linehan were in the radio station booth at the Grand...
Lupines


Hi. I’m Joe Mundell, timber sale administrator on the Gunflint with the National Forest...
Frog
Frogs hunt with their tongues, and their tongues are a most unusual and specialized organ....

The Grand Portage Passage was a long-distance sled dog race that was held from 1999...


Artist's Point
Artist's Point is a landmark in Grand Marais, a distinctive spit of land that extends into Lake...
Joan Farnam
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...
Grand Canyon sunset

I often talk about the myriad outdoor opportunities to be had here in the West End. One of my...



Time is flying as we hit the halfway mark in July. Although twilight remains ‘til nearly the...


Beer lovers rejoice! Caribou Highlands in Lutsen is once again hosting the annual beer...

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 18 years and is a regular commentator on...

In this edition of Gus' Wild Side, we'll hear Gus' thoughts on the natural...
Fred Smith, Wildersmith on the Gunflint, on the grill at the WTIP summer pledge drive
It’s hard to fathom, but the universe is into the second half of year 2017. This weekend...
Tofte Trek
Clare Shirley owns and runs Sawbill Canoe Outfitters at the end of the Sawbill Trail in Tofte with...
Recent rains have brought out an abundance of wild flowers
Rain on the Gunflint! It’s another weekend washout as Trail news spews from my keyboard....