Hairy woodpecker/ photo from Wikimedia Commons

Field Notes: Hairy woodpecker babies

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and S


Whippoorwill/photo from wikimedia commons

Field Notes: Whippoorwill

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and S


Rick Schubert and Alex Ivanova

Workers on Wheels program was success for international participants

The Workers on Wheels bicycle loan program for international workers in Grand Marais is coasting to an end now that summer is over.

Glow Worm

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber September 18

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors. Tune in to North Shore Weekend from 7-10 Saturday mornings on WTIP to listen to Larry live, download and listen at your convience, or subscribe to a podcast.

Photo of Glow worm courtesy of Jodelet/Lépinay


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Magnetic North: Going To Seed

Welcome back to Magnetic North, a place of beauty that frankly looks a bit seedy nowadays.


Old Zenith radio

Weekend News Wrap for Sept. 25

Each weekend the WTIP News Department assembles the week’s important news stories to play here on North Shore Weekend.

Perch lures

Local Fishing Report for Sept. 24

9/24/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

Grand Portage State Park Visitor Center. Photo: MNDNR

Grand Portage State Park Visitor Center opens Sept. 25

The new Visitors Center opens on Saturday at Grand Portage State Park. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this interview with the park manager and its naturalist.


Frauenburg Brunhilde Watercolor

Watercolor Society to exhibit at JHP

Over 30 members of the Lake Superior Watercolor Society will exhibit about 60 paintings at the Johnson Heritage Post. The opening is set for this Friday, Sept. 24.


Tofte town hall

Tofte senior housing study moving forward

Tofte Township is on a mission. They want to build a senior assisted living facility. Voters at the 2008 Tofte annual meeting approved the idea and since then, the township’s boar

Diane Booth

Two 1% sales tax projects move ahead

Both the community center and library committees are poised to move ahead with use of the 1% sales tax money as part of their project funding.

North Shore Care Center resident Anne Maurin, 100

September 22 is National Centenarian Day

If you’re over 100 years old, then today, September 22nd is a special day.  It’s National Centenarian Day, and the North Shore Care Center in Grand Marais is throwing

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