North Shore Digest

North Shore Digest airs on WTIP Monday-Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. (hankoss/Flickr)

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  • Tuesday 5-6pm
  • Wednesday 5-6pm
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News & Information
North Shore Digest airs from 5-6 p.m. weekdays and is the place to get caught up with what’s happening in your backyard and beyond, with international and national news from the Associated Press and local news from WTIP's News Department. The program always incorporates local announcements and events, significant interviews with local people and newsmakers, a mix of music, and features like National Native News, School News, and the Minnesota News Connection. 


 
What's On:
M/V Wenonah approaches historic dock at Isle Royale - photo by Carah Thomas

Isle Royale planning process continues

Isle Royale National Park is currently drafting a Cultural Resource Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (CRMP/EIS) that will determine, among other things, the status of commercial fishing


Northern Lights (Charlie Stinchcomb/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Comet ISON & a packed morning sky in November

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


 
November lake

November: prelude to winter in the woods

Inching toward winter, there are many things in the natural world turning and changing.


Whitefish

Whitefish: important fish in Lake Superior and our inland waters

A staple for commercial and native fishermen over the years have been whitefish.


 
Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church near Grand Marais, known locally as the “Chippewa City Church.”

Cook County Historical Society plans for the future

The Cook County Historical Society has just completed a long-range planning project for the Society's four historic sites in and around Grand Marais.
 


Crowd gathered at Cook County Courthouse to hear Special Prosecutor Thomas Heffelfinger. Photo by Carah Thomas

Change of venue granted in Scannell case

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell appeared in court this morning in Grand Marais for a Rule 8 hearing, after being indicted on Thursday, October 31, on two counts of fourth-degree criminal sexual cond


 
Willard Nelson and WTIP's Carah Thomas at Hillhaven senior housing in Grand Marais, MN.

Moments in Time: Willard Nelson of Lutsen

In this edition of Moments in Time, we visit with Willard Nelson, grandson of the founders of Lutsen Resort, Swedish immigrants C.A.A.


The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by Ken Lewis via Flickr

LSProject: Adapting, A Year Later

A year ago on the Lake Superior Project, we spoke with several people around the lake—environmental advocates, policy makers, residents, and others—about climate change.


 
Whurl photo by Stephan Hoglund

Local Music Project: Whurl

Derek Smith, Erik Lastine and Will Seaton are making a unique and original style of music that defies definition.  In this edition of the Local Music Project we learn more about the Cook County b


LUNAFEST

LUNAFEST short film festival Saturday at ACA

LUNAFEST is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women.