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Self-Portrait by Jeff Niesen
Jeff Neisen is a longtime North Shore visitor whose art guided him to move to Grand Marais in 2013. He speaks with Will Moore about his journey to Minnesota, art style, and being featured at Voyageur Brewing...
Pete Kavanaugh in Studio A
Local guitarist Pete K is back on the Roadhouse with more signature...
Fred Anderson
Fred Anderson of Lutsen makes his return to the Roadhouse with a new set of virtuostic guitar...
Lee Bergstrom
Cook County Resident Lee Bergstrom has just returned from a trip biking across New Zealand from northern to southern tip with her husband, Scott. She speaks with Dick Swanson on the...
Greg Schweser

Growing fresh produce is not only good for your health and budget, it's also great for Mother Earth. But, what if you live in the land of 10,000 lakes with short growing seasons. Fear not, Deep Winter Greenhouses may be here to help. Utilizing stored radiant heat...



Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.

(Photo courtesy of Dave and Amy's...


Itasca grapes
The University of Minnesota just released its latest cold-hardy wine grape, named Itasca, which will be used to make dry white wines. Here to tell us more is U of M grape breeder Matt Clark. 

His research focuses on using both traditional and molecular plant breeding approaches...
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Keri Huber is the archivist specialist for the MN State Fair. She’ll give a presentation on State Fair History, filled with stories, photos, and tidbits, next Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Marais Public Library. She joins us now by phone to give us a preview and talk about what...
Milt Powell
Painter Jan Attridge has been doing portraits of Cook County people working at their work and sharing their lives with their pets.
WTIP’s Jay Andersen has the latest edition of Artist Open House.

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Transit of Mercury
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the...

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, education specialist, on the Gunflint and Tofte Ranger...
Kristin Wharton and Kim Knutson

Join Host Kristin Wharton for lively and informative conversations...



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...
Icy Bay, Alaska
Gus recalls memorable camping trips in both Alaska and the midwest.

Gus’...
Townsend's Solitaire

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then North House Folk School in Grand Marais...


Lake County trail

Sunny tells us about the final end of what's been a roller coaster winter in her Back...



Spring has finally won out here in the North Country. It has taken over intensely since our last...



The Minneapolis Star-Tribune issued their annual “Best of Minnesota” article last week...

There’s hope for serious spring-like temperatures as this week’s Gunflint scoop...



I’m reporting the West End News this week from the far west end, all the way out in...


Redpoll

It appears “old man winter” might have been in Florida with the college kids on...