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South Shore band Floydian Slip rocks The Roadhouse

Dick & Ann welcomed the band Floydian Slip (Scott McCafferty, bass; Olaf Kirsten, guitar; Andy Noyes, guitar; and Jeff Kriner, drums)  to Studio A Aug. 1 for fun conversation and great original music & covers. They were in town to play two shows at the Gun Flint Tavern. You can learn more about them and where they play next here.


Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer threatens northern ecosystem

There are a lot of ash trees in our Superior National Forest, and the emerald ash borer is affecting ash trees and forest ecosystems in nearby areas.


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Field Notes: White-Throated Sparrow, Red-Eyed Vireo and Redstart

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 Heritag


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North House Classes: Woodcarving, rosemaling and more....

From decorative woodcarving to rosemaling, North House Folk School has the classes!  WTIP host Mark


Violence Prevention Center: Challenges of Serving a Rural Community

Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center discussed challenges of serving a rural community, in addition to her leaving the Cook County area, with North Shore Morning host Sherrie Lindskog.


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Thimbleberries: an often neglected trail treat

They’re a refreshing snack to find along a trail. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about thimbleberries.


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U of MN Solar Vehicle Project car takes 2nd in American Solar Challenge race

The U of MN Solar Vehicle Project is an organization of undergraduate engineering students who research, design and construct a solar vehicle every two years. Jake Herbers, a student leader with the team, joined Dick Aug. 1 to talk about some of the challenges involved in constructing and racing a solar car. You can learn more about the project here. 


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New "By Way of Water" exhibit at Cook County Historical Museum features artifacts, multimedia displays, and more

"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior" is a new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais. It shares  stories of how the Lake shaped the people and communities of our region. Director of the museum Carrie McHugh joined Ann Aug. 1 to talk about all the cool items and displays in the exhibit, and what people will learn about when they visit.


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Mosquitoes: bothersome bugs

This has been a particularly bothersome summer for mosquitoes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these pesky pests.


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Moments In Time: The Mill

Andrew and Alma Hedstrom founded Hedstrom Lumber in 1914.  In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, their son, Herb, and family friend, Bob Pratt, remem


Northern Sky: Summer Triangle

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


The WTIP 'Tippers in the 2014 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival

Check out video footage of the WTIP 'Tippers competing in the 2014 North Shore Dragon Boat Festival.

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Rendezvous Days and Powwow at Grand Portage: August 8-10

This weekend, August 8-10, is Grand Portage National Monument's annual Rendezvous Days and Powwow.


Tune in to the Youth Show! Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show: July 31st, 2014

It's the Fisherman's Picnic edition of the Youth Radio Project! Featuring content about the Picnic itself,  fairs, fishing, and fun. Also featured is fish-themed music.


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Weekend News Roundup for August 2

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


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