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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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. 


 
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The Land of Dreams

West End News: October 10

A new program at the Birch Grove Community Center is starting up this week.  “Second Sunday Fundays” is just what it sounds like, fun activities for people of all ages from 3:30 to 6:


Zodiacal Light (Luis Argerich/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Mars, stars & zodiacal light

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


 
Owl sculpture - Dan and Lee Ross.

Crossing Borders Studio Tour going on now

The Crossing Borders Studio Tour and Sale is going on now through Sunday, October 6. This year’s tour features 23 artists in 8 locations between Duluth and the Canadian border, along t


Wild Rice harvest

Moments in Time: Ojibwe elder Billy Blackwell tells the story of wild rice

Wild rice was an important food source for early Native Americans in this region.  


 
Bill Hansen with African friends in Nairobi, Kenya.

West End News: September 26

There is still time to make your plans for the 18th Annual North Shore Health Care Golf Scramble, which will be held at Superior National in Lutsen this Sunday, Sept. 29. 


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MN Sea Grant presentation tonight: Climate Change impacts on recreation and tourism

Minnesota Sea Grant is hosting the final  segment in a three-part speaker series on Climate Change, Thursday, September 26 at the Harbor House Grille in Grand Marais, starting at 7:30 p


 
There is so much to see in the night & daytime skies in the next few weeks (Bill Dickinson/Flickr)

Northern Sky: Comets & constellations dominate the late Sept. sky

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


 
Sudbury, Ontario, circa 1942 (F.C. Tyrell, National Film Board of Canada/Wikimedia Commons)

Moments in Time: Sudbury Meteorite

On March 9, 2013, the Cook County Historical Society held a storytelling event at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais.


Ann Kiral packs meals for delivery.

Meals on Wheels; more than food

In Grand Marais, the Meals on Wheels program is offered by the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency through the Cook County Senior Center.  Meals are delivered Monday thru Friday with the option