North Shore Weekend

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  • Saturday 7-10am
Genre: 
Variety
Host CJ Heithoff brings you this Saturday morning show, created at the request of WTIP listeners.  North Shore Weekend features three hours of community information, features, interviews, and music. It's truly a great way to start your weekend on the North Shore. Arts, cultural and history features on WTIP’s North Shore Weekend are made possible with funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

 

 


 
What's On:
The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by pacolyptic via Flickr

LSProject: Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

When we started the Lake Superior Project at the beginning of 2012, one of the most common subjects to come up besides issues facing the lake was funding for restoration projects.


Young bull moose

West End News: June 6

It's time for the West End to play another round of Jerk the Merc!  For many years now, North Shore Mining in Silver Bay has offered to collect and properly dispose of mercury-containing devi


 
Grand Marais harbor photo courtesy Harbor Friends

Historical Society offering Saturday walking tours

The Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of Grand Marais harbor Saturdays through the summer, starting June 8.  


North Shore forest and river

North Shore Landowner Workshop Friday at Wolf Ridge

The North Shore Forest Collaborative will offer a free workshop for North Shore landowners on Friday, June 7, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.


 
Minnesota Lake

Wildersmith: May 31

The Trail is just getting used to May and here comes June! My, how the days go by in paradise!
           


the Wenonah

West End News: May 30

It was a slow Memorial Day weekend here at Sawbill.  BWCA Wilderness travelers seemed to be here in good numbers, but the drive-in Forest Service campgrounds were half empty all weekend.  My


 
Magnetic Rock (kwpapke/Flickr)

Moments in Time: Magnetic Rock

This “Moments in Time” features longtime Gunflint Trail resident Sue Kerfoot.  She spoke at the Cook County Historical Society storytelling event "Stories You've Never Heard


Northern Lights (Charlie Stinchcomb/Flickr)

Wildersmith May 24

Alas, genuine spring on the Gunflint!  The power of Zigwan (spring in Ojibwe) has overcome the frosty spirit of a long winter.


 
Czarina Crow

Anishinaabe Way: Czarina Crow

A conversation with the poet Czarina Crow.


'The Glacier' at Sawbill

West End News: May 23

The Gala for the Grove, Birch Grove School's biggest annual fundraiser, was a smashing success once again this year.  School Director, Diane Blanchette, reported that this year's Gala mor