Lighthouse Keeper's House in Grand Marais

Moments in Time: Ella Mayhew

Ella Mayhew was the daughter of Joseph Mayhew, Grand Marais' first lighthouse keeper.  In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, Ella recalls community and fam

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School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: October 1

Sammie and Savanna report the latest School News. 

Sunny's Back Yard: Late August Farewell

Sunny says farewell to August....and to an all-too-brief summer in this edition of Sunny's Back Yard.

"Felting for Families" offered during Family Weekend at North House: October 18

As part of North House Folk School's Family & Intergenerational Learning Weekend, instructor Mary Cowen will be offering her class ‘Felting for Families’ on Saturday, Oct

Cook County School News: Required Immunization Information

 There are new immunization requirements for public school students in grades 7-12. Students who aren't immunized may not be allowed to attend classes.

Resources available for suicide awareness, coping and prevention

September is National Suicide Awareness Month, and it's important to be aware of the complex issues surrounding suicide.

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Pete Kavanaugh rocks The Roadhouse

Randy Eastlund & Matthew Brown welcomed Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A Sept. 26 for fun chat and great guitar. You can learn more about Pete's music and performance schedule here. 

Sivertson Gallery hosts "Do You Raku? We Do!" on October 4

Sivertson Gallery is hosting ‘Do You Raku? We Do!’ on Saturday October 4th from 10am to 3pm.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with C.J.


Renowned sculptor Wayne Potratz visits The Roadhouse

Matthew Brown had the opportunity to speak with artist and educator Wayne Potratz Sept. 26. Wayne recently retired from the U of MN after 45 years of teaching, and was named the 2013 Outstanding Art Educator by the International Sculpture Center. He's guest artist at Last Chance Gallery during Crossing Borders, which runs every day from 10 to 6 through Oct. 5. You can learn more about Wayne and see his work here

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Minn. & Wisc. Sea Grant programs' award-winning research protects Duluth-Superior harbor infrastructure

Jeff Gunderson, director of Minnesota Sea Grant, spoke with Randy Eastlund Sept. 26 about work they did with  Wisconsin Sea Grant to identify and mitigate corrosion to the port of Duluth-Superior's infrastructure, thereby saving millions of dollars in future repair and replacement costs. You can learn more about the work of Sea Grant here. 

The Cook County Historical Society

The Cook County Historical Society

The Cook County Historical Society, in Grand Marais, Minnesota, works to collect, preserve and share knowledge about the history of Cook County, and relate it to the history of the State of Minnesota.

A Historical Look at Cook County ~ from the Cook County Historical Society

A historical look at Cook County, Minnesota.


Thomas Spence

Picture and bio to come!


Wet weather causes firewood shortage

Will Moore talks with David Howe of North Shore Timber Products Services to talk about the factors contributing to this season's low supply of firewood.

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