Arts & Culture

Shake it off! by Travis Novitsky

Of Woods and Words: All Things Bright and Beautiful

When James Herriot, the now infamous British veterinarian, chose titles for his memoirs of veterinary life in Yorkshire, he used lines from a familiar hymn: "All things bright and beautiful, all


Barnum Island, showing Johns Hotel complex

Moments in Time: The Decline of Isle Royale Commercial Fishing

Howard Sivertson is a descendent of an Isle Royale fishing family. His family has a connection to the island that spans over 118 years.


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Photographer Layne Kennedy on storytelling with pictures

Photographer Layne Kennedy visited with Buck July 29 while he was in Grand Marais teaching a class at North House Folk School. Learn about his approach to his craft, and about his recent book on the BWCAW, "Paddle North." Photo courtesy Layne Kennedy.


"Even in a dry summer—and this has been anything but dry—these wildflowers come, coloring our world so brilliantly"

Magnetic North: Humbled by Nature and Joy

Ahhhhh, late summer, my favorite time of year, next to winter, of course.


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North Shore International Influence

Wha gwaan! Ahoj! Merhaba! Hello! Summer brings International youth to Grand Marais.


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Singer/songwriter Amanda Hand makes Roadhouse debut

Amanda Hand, local singer/songwriter, visited Studio A July 22 in advance of her performance the next evening at What's Upstairs? in Grand Marais. Her parents, singer Marilynne Hand and dobro player Cal Hand, joined in. 


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Harriet Boostrom Taus shares stories of the early days & her pioneer parents, Charlie and Petra Boostrom

Harriet Boostrom Taus, one of the children of Cook County pioneers Charlie and Petra Boostrom, visited with Buck recently about her parents and the early days of the Gunflint Trail. Her father came to Cook County 100 years ago this month.


 

Local singer Yvonne Mills brings her gorgeous voice to Studio A

Local singer Yvonne Mills chatted with Bob and Buck June 24, and sang in advance of her first headline appearance the following evening at What's Upstairs at Betsy Bowen's Studio in Grand Marais.


Dr. Seth Moore - releasing a radio-tagged sturgeon in Pigeon Bay, Lake Superior

Dr. Seth Moore - Asthma/COPD Relief Project, Lake Sturgeon, and Summer Mentorships

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


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Roadhouse live from the North House Wooden Boat Show

Buck and Bob hosted The Roadhouse from the 14th annual Wooden Boat Show at North House Folk School on the Grand Marais Harbor June 17. Selected interviews from the two-hour show are included here.