In July and August Hazel Belvo and Marcia Casey Cushmore’s latest paintings grace the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais.
The Sustainable Agriculture Project at UMD offers an experiential learning, research and demonstration farm that works with institutions and local farmers, and provides internships for students. Randel Hanson, assistant professor of geography at UMD, has been instrumental in the creation and expansion of the farm. He talked with Buck July 24 about the farm and how it brings together food, water, and energy research. You can learn more here.
Musician Ben Weaver is riding his bicycle around Lake Superior to engage people along the route in conversation about the state of our fresh water. He's performing his music at many stops along the way. He spoke with Dick, and played a few tunes, during a July 24 stopover in Grand Marais. As Ben says in this interview, "Why do we have to choose between jobs and fresh water?" You can learn more about Ben and his project here.
They’re small, but they’re the bird world’s acrobats. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about acrobatic hummingbirds.
The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) recently hosted a solar workshop and tour.
It’s books, books, books and more at the annual book sale, courtesy of the Library Friends.
Fish cakes and more this Wednesday evening courtesy of the Grand Marais Lioness Club.
Looks like nice weather for Fisherman’s Picnic. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center broke ground on their new addition. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with administrator Kimber Wraalstad.
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(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)
Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.
Each week the WTIP News Department reviews the major stories of the past five days. Many state railroad bridges are deficient.