This summer, the Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of the Grand Marais. WTIP talked to Molly Hoffman, the tour guide, about these walks.
Karl Koster is a ranger at the Grand Portage National Monument. He talked to WTIP about some of the events taking place at the monument this summer.
WTIP got an update from Angelique Edgerton, the Cook County Invasive Team's Coordinator about upcoming events with team, and how to stop the spread of Dalmation Toadflax.
In 1999, Julie Buckles and her new husband built a wood and canvas canoe and set off on a 1,700-mile canoe honeymoon on the Voyageur Highway from Lake Superior to Wollaston Lake. She recently wrote a book about their adventure, "Paddling to Winter," available in bookstores and online. Julie spoke with Dick June 20 live at the North House Wooden Boat Show on the harbor.
Local writer Andy Keith paddled downstream through the three different watersheds that originate in northern Minnesota. He joined Dick live at the North House Wooden Boat Show June 20 to talk about his adventure and give a little preview of his next day's presentation. The book he wrote about this experience, "Afloat Again, Adrift" is available on Amazon.
Weather’s been nippy and wet over the past few days, but that’s how it is out this way sometimes.
Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30. Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage F
Cascade Lodge, Bluefin Bay, the Grand Marais Recreation Area… these are just a few locations where the Forest Service hosts programs to help you get to know your surroundings. WTIP volunt
Not a whole lot of sunshine and summer weather in the forecast, but at least not so much rain. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Dean Melde of the National Weather Service in Duluth.
Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.
Will is originally from St. Cloud, MN, where he started his career in radio as a volunteer DJ at 88.1 KVSC. He graduated from St. John's University in the spring of 2013.
Gary grew up on the southwest side of Chicago. He graduated with a B.S. in Geology from Western Illinois University and was promptly exiled to the oilfields of North Texas and Oklahoma.
At last count there are over a dozen book groups meeting on a regular basis in Cook County. That’s a lot of readers reading and discussing what they’re reading.