Community & Culture

Fingerstyle Masters concert
Gordon Thorne is a fingerstyle blues guitarist living in Finland, MN.  In this edition of the Local Music Project, Will Moore learns about his musical background (or admitted lack thereof), coming up to Cook County, and how he dealt with being a career musician. We also hear from Mike Dowling...

Chapter 10, Part 1: Pharaoh's Tomb

 

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Chapter 9: Love - Nothing

 

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The Roadhouse is on spring break! During April, WTIP is airing archived editions of the Great Northern Radio Show, a variety show from our sister station KAXE in Grand Rapids, during the regular Roadhouse slot, 5 to 7 p.m. Fridays. And producer/host Aaron Brown and his crew bring...



Chapter 8: The Sleepover
 

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The sustainability studies minor available at the U of MN allows students to make sustainability part of any academic program, helping students recognize the conflicts and trade-offs between economic growth, social equity, and environmental health. Beth Mercer-Taylor, coordinator of...


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Aaron Brown is producer and host of the Great Northern Radio Show, a live variety show from KAXE in Grand Rapids. He chatted with Will Moore Mar. 27 about the show and how he puts it together. During April, WTIP will air archived editions of the Great Northern Radio Show during the regular...


Lake Superior Surf by David Grinstead

Lissa Radke, the Lake Superior Binational Forum's U.S. coordinator, spoke with Ann Possis Mar. 27 about their loss of funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The future of the forum, which has been working since 1991 to protect the world's largest lake, is in question....


Dr. Anton Treuer
Dr. Anton Treuer is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University. He is the author of 13 books and is the editor of Oshkabewis Native Journal, the only academic journal of the Ojibwe language. In this segment, Dr. Treuer talks about collecting oral...
Black-backed Woodpecker

It’s spring and woodpeckers are making themselves known in the woods. WTIP’s Jay...



Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior...
Lyrid Meteor Shower (Phillip Chee /Flikr)
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She authors the Minnesota...

When Henry Steinbrenner formed the Kinsman Marine Transit Company on the Great Lakes in 1901, the...
Walter Bunn
In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Ted Young recalls Walter...
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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Self compassion not only makes us feel better, it helps our self-control...
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I saw a moose on the Grade Road last week.  I saw it a little closer than I like to see a...
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Ho' Oponopono is an ancient Hawaiin method to make things right, rectify an error.  It is...
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We impact each other.  The quality of our relationships at work can make a work team more...
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Being present with our suffering and having the courage to share it with trusted friends is part of...
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What ingredients increase the possibility that you will have a high performing...

What a difference a week can make! This area of borderland went from minus something on Easter...


Grand Marais' Jess Hemmer testing the ice depth on Sawbill Lake
It’s no surprise that the recent heat wave has jump-started the waterfall season.  In...