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The Feed My Starving Children event will take place this Saturday

Feed My Starving Children event to take place this weekend

A big 18-wheeler full of food will be rolling into Grand Marais this Saturday, May 21, and hundreds of community members will be on hand to meet it.


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Friday Fish Report for May 20

According to our fishing expert John Muich of Buck’s Hardware, the fishing opener was slow and most people were fishing walleyes, shallow. Other anglers had better luck with Lake Trout.


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ISD166 continues budget reduction quest

Cook County Schools continues to look for ways to cut the budget but maintain good education for students in the face of declining enrollments. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this latest report.


Percussion in the Wilderness

A video from David Grinstead of some fun wilderness percussion. He says it shows, "The Fanga on Found Percussion with The Red Sticks.

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It's beginning to look a lot like spring

Finally our North Shore weather appears to be feeling more and more like spring.


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Lake monitor volunteers sought

The Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District is once again looking for volunteers to monitor lakes around Cook County for the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Citizen Lakes Monitoring Prog


Paddling season ramps up for the year at Sawbill Canoe Outfitters

West End News May 19

Here is an update on the ongoing mystery of the disappearing campers here at Sawbill. A couple of week ago, before the ice went out, a car appeared on the parking lot with a canoe on top.


Ruby-throated hummingbirds come to the North Shore.

Landscaping or Lakescaping for Wildlife, or Not?

Landscaping or Lakescaping for Wildlife, or Not?

Welcome to Northern Gardening!


Pete Kavanaugh Live in Studio A

Pete Kavanaugh joined WTIPs Jay Andersen and Kelly Schoenfelder in Studio A Saturday, March 19, to share music and inspiration as part of the "Let the Sun Shine" Membership Drive.

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Community Music Circle visits The Roadhouse

Bob and Buck welcomed Marco Good, David Grinstead, Yvonne Mills and Barb LaVigne, members of the Community Music Circle, to Studio A May 13. The Circle meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at Shanty Camp above Betsy Bowen's studio in Grand Marais. New musicians are always welcome to join in.


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U of MN Solar Vehicle Project wins solar car race at Indy Speedway

Buck spoke May 13 with Jonathan Nutzmann, student leader of the U of MN Solar Vehicle Project, about designing and building a car that runs on the sun.


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Poplar River controversy shifts to legislature

For decades Lutsen Mountains has been drawing water from the Poplar River to make snow in the winter months. Now there is legislation pending that would allow them to take more.


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