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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!


 
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BWCA (Robert Engberg/Flickr)

Gunflint Notebook: Taking It Slow

As summer comes to a close, Steve heads out on a canoe trip with his kids in the BWCAW.


Commissioner Hakes

Commissioner Hakes reports on community center progress

City and county progress on the community center. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Sue Hakes about recent developments.


 
Moose with tree.  Photo by Charles Petricek

West End News: September 13

Cindy and I were watching the Twins game last week, when she suddenly said, "Wait, pause, go back!  I think I see our friend Walter in the crowd behind the batter."  I quickly rewo


Sue performs with the Portage Band at Radiowaves 2011 (Matthew Brown)

Local Music Project: Sue Maijala

Sue Maijala has lived in Cook County for over 20 years. She grew up in rural northwestern Minnesota near the Red River Valley in a farming town of 300 people called Middle River.


 
Mountain Ash (Amanda Graham/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 14

If silence is golden, then it’s going to be pretty quiet in these parts. Gold is the catchword as the forest is exploding through the Gunflint hillsides.


Crescent Moon & Venus (Jan Kalab/Flickr)

Northern Sky: September Brings A Striking Morning Sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


 
A snapping turtle catching some rays on Saganaga Lake (Blue~Canoe/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 7

‘Tis the season for kick-offs: another school year, football, etc. For yours truly, it’s a kick-off time too.


 
John & Patrick Pierre

Anishinaabe Way: John & Patrick Pierre

Brothers John and Patrick Pierre have served as Grand Portage Royalty for the last three and four years. WTIP producer Staci Drouillard  met with them on the Grand Portage Reservation at the annual Rendezvous and Pow Wow.  The day before the interview John and Patrick had passed along their banners to the new, incoming Royalty.

In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Staci speaks with them about their responsibilities as Tiny Tot Brave and Jr. Brave, their travels and any advice they might have for the next young tribal representatives.
 


Rural Standard Station, 1956 (National Archives & Records Administration/Wikimedia)

Moments in Time: Slower Times

Grand Marais has always been a small town, but for many who grew up in the community, it feels much bigger and busier than it did in the past.