Buck gets ready to ride the zipline by Chris Polydoroff

Roadhouse host & avid athlete Buck Benson sets off on South American bicycle adventure

Roadhouse producer Ann Possis turned the tables on Buck to learn about his upcoming adventure biking  from the equator to the tip of South America. The trip will take 4 1/2 months and require biking 6,875 miles. You can follow Buck through his blog, and we'll also provide regular updates on The Roadhouse. 


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Youth Show: July 24th, 2014

On this edition of the Youth Show, the theme is "change." Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg discusses changing water levels on Lake Superior, students describe how it feels to change from


Cascade River

How North Shore rivers show us their geologic history

Ann Possis spoke July 25 with Dr. Karen Gran, a geology professor at UMD, about North Shore rivers and their history. She explained what can be seen and how that history affects these rivers today. She gave a presentation the next day at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center in Schroeder.


Lighthouse (Andrew Smith/flikr)

'By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior' opens July 29

Cook County Historical Society has a new exhibit at the museum:  “By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior” opens today at 8 South Broadway in Grand Marais.

Mink Frog (Rana septentrionalis)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: July 26th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Vintage radio

Weekend News Roundup for July 26

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Tim Scannell

County Attorney found guilty in sexual misconduct case

After three full days of testimony, a jury of nine men and three women has returned a verdict of guilty in the sexual misconduct trial of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell.


Documenting Renovation: the Bally Blacksmith Shop

Not only are renovations under way on the Bally Blacksmith Shop in Grand Marais, but the renovations and history are being documented.


Geotourism in the Heart of the Continent

‘Geotourism’ is the idea of sustainable tourism — that destinations should remain unspoiled for future generations — while allowing for ways to protect a place’s characte


Fall colors along a stream

Changes

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell recently went to downtown Grand Marais and asked folks about significant changes that they were currently going through or that had affected them earlier on in their live


Light on the Lake by Stephan Hoglund

Interview with Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about changing water levels

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the impact that it has had on the Grand Marais harbor.


Library Friends hosts an annual book sale every Fisherman's Picnic

Fisherman's Picnic Annual Library Friends Book Sale

Every year during Fisherman's Picnic, the Library Friends have a large book sale at the Cook County Community Center.


It's almost time to go school shopping!

Back to School on a Budget

Sara Hadley of Cook County Public Health and Human Services talked to WTIP about how to do back-to-school shopping on a budget. More information and tips are available at 218-387-3603.


Red Squirrel (Bob MacInnes / Flikr)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 25

            Summer has stepped up, though not with a vengeance, while I begin this week’s Gunflint scoop.


Superior National Forest Update: July 25

Hi.  I’m Nancy Larson, District Ranger for the Gunflint Ranger District with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecti


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