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Chapter 23: Birthday Balloons

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Local singer/songwriter Joe Paulik's work is heavily influenced by nature and conveys his sense of connectedness to the Earth. He joined Dick and Dave Aug. 21 to talk about his music and play several tunes. You can learn more about Joe and his music...


Moon, with the constellation Auriga

Bob King ("Astrobob" blogger for Duluth News Tribune) is a favorite regular guest because he always shares such interesting, cool stuff about the stars. His conversation with Dave TerSteeg Aug. 21 is no exception. Learn about the mission to Pluto, how you can send your name to...


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Dan Hansen, a Duluth digital artist and son of Mark & Wendy Hansen of Grand Marais, has been delving into the history and meaning of numbers. His art exhibit, "Sofia," is a work of historical fiction presented as an archaeological find of the lost writings of Pythagoras. It opens...



Chapter 22: The Treehouse

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Timmy Haus

Buck Benson and Dave TerSteeg welcomed local musician Timmy Haus to The Roadhouse Aug. 14 for fun chat and great sound. 

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Physicists just released the first data from the neutrino experiment based at the NOvA lab near International Falls. Prof. Dan Cronin-Hennessy of the U of MN joined Dave TerSteeg Aug. 14 to explain the study and why neutrinos are so important. You can see a 7-minute overview of the...


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Dr Amy Krentzman of the U of MN School of Social Work and the Center for Spirituality and Healing has been studying the practice of gratitude in addiction treatment and recovery. She talked with Buck Aug. 14 about what she's found in her research on how a...



Chapter 21: Dad

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Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning...
Crab spider

It’s a small spider that hides in plain view -- it can because it changes color....


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Summer is on the wane, and there are a lot of changes as we work through August. WTIP’s Jay...
Artist's Point
Artist's Point is a landmark in Grand Marais, a distinctive spit of land that extends into Lake...

The North Shore's Highway 61 hasn't always followed its current route.  In...
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...
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Lessons from Ron Heifetz adn Don Laurie's classic article, "The Work of Leadership"...

 
My, oh my, where has August gone? Entering this last weekend, it seems like we just...

We have more power than we usually tap to create our dreams, paraphrasing George Eliot, to become...

Gunflint’s August week three is complete. After a miserable few “dog days” in...



Gus relates several of his memorable encounters with wolves in this edition of...

Upper Gunflint weather has been on the pleasant side during our first August stanza. In fact,...


Photo by Bryan Hansel

Nature has its own array of "jewel tones" - whether colors, smells or sounds. In this...



It is great advice, and very hard to live.  A few thoughts on why we shouldn't take things...