Throwing for the spare under the disco lights at the Silver Bowl in Silver Bay

West End News: October 23

The West End resorts are all reporting that the fall color season was gangbusters this year.  This makes the annual tourism slow-down of late October and November a welcome respite before the bus


Kathleen Weflen

Going on 75 years: Minnesota Conservation Volunteer

The DNR's "Minnesota Conservation Volunteer" will celebrate 75 years of publication in 2015. Kathleen Weflen has been the magazine's editor for 25 of those years.


Commissioner Garry Gamble

Commissioner discusses Superior National bonding strategy

The bonding package for Superior National Golf Course is complete. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble about an amicable solution.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: October 22

Danielle and Nevaeh report the latest School News.


Frank Gillis Blues, Jazz & Boogie Show

Who: 
Chris Gillis & friends
When: 
Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs

Chris Gillis invites everyone to the Frank Gillis Blues, Jazz & Boogie Show at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, October 24 & 25 at What’s Upstairs at Betsy Bowen Studio, 301 1st Av.

Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway Committee seeks public input

What makes the Gunflint Trail special, and how should it be preserved and maintained? WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke with Nancy Seaton of the Gunflint Trail Scenic Byway Committee on


Turtle, Walking With Our Sisters Installation

Anishinaabe Way: Kara Louttit

Walking With Our Sisters is a traveling, commemorative art installation
created to honor the missing and murdered indigenous women of Cananda


Learn about 'Life on the Ground in Palestine' - October 25

Joyce and Peter Fergus-Moore will be guest lecturers at Cook County Higher Education with ‘On the Ground in Palestine:  An Eyewitness Account of Life Under Occupation.’  The


Tin Can Gin

Who: 
Tin Can Gin
When: 
Sat, 11/15/2014 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Tin Can Gin will play at Gun Flint Tavern in Grand Marais on Saturday, November 15 starting at 7:30 PM.

Timmy Haus

Who: 
Timmy Haus
When: 
Sat, 11/15/2014 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

Timmy Haus will perform on Saturday, November 15 from 7 to 10 PM at Lutsen Resort in Lutsen.

Tin Can Gin

Who: 
Tin Can Gin
When: 
Fri, 11/14/2014 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

Tin Can Gin will play at Gun Flint Tavern on Friday, November 14 starting at 7:30 PM.

Rep. David Dill

WTIP broadcasts special House District 3A candidate forum

WTIP North Shore Community Radio broadcast a special Minnesota House District 3A candidate forum on Tuesday afternoon, October 21st and the program was scheduled for re-broadcast Thursday evening, Oct


Halloween SPOOKtacular

Where: 
Cook County Community Center, Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:00pm - 6:00pm

The Cook County Community Center is hosting a SPOOKtacular HALLOWEEN event on Friday, October 31, from 3 to 6 pm. All ages are welcome.

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Can uncertainty be motivating? Psychologist Ayelet Fishbach's research says yes

A new study to appear in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Consumer Research finds that uncertainty can be rewarding...specifically, that people put more effort into winning an uncertain reward. The lead author of the study, Dr. Ayelet Fishbach of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, joined Ann Possis recently to explain.


Beaver Pond (Don Davison)

Carol Johnston, expert beaver researcher, on how beavers affect our landscape

Dr. Carol Johnston is a professor of ecology at South Dakota State University who just received a National Science Foundation grant to compile her years of research on how beavers have affected the ecosystem at Voyageurs National Park. She talked with Dave TerSteeg Oct. 17 about how and why beavers dramatically alter the places they live. 


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