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Rep. David Dill

No budget in sight on last day of session

The final day of the Minnesota legislative session has arrived but there's no sign that Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP majorities are anywhere close to a deal on the state budget.


Prudence Johnson & the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay in a new touring show

Buck and Bob welcomed singer Prudence Johnson to Studio A May 20 to talk about her new project, "A Girl Named Vincent." She and her band are touring Minnesota, bringing the poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay to life by setting it to music.

Grand Marais Library

Library move is getting closer

The Grand Marais Library is just a couple of weeks away from moving to a temporary location while the building is being renovated and expanded. WTIP's Jay Andersen has this report.


"Peace Fibres" author Karen Lohn on weaving connections

Buck spoke May 20 with Grand Marais author and psychologist Karen Lohn about her first book, "Peace Fibres: Stitching a Soulful World." 

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Planning the Prom

Stressed–induced cold sores? That’s what prom will do to you if you are part of the planning committee.

Big Brown Bat

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber May 21st

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.

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Weekend News Roundup for May 21

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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Even Cavemen Can Dance

“Prom always brings everyone out of their caves.” So says Sebastian Schnobrich, Youth Radio Project senior.

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No Cure for Senioritus?

If you forgot the terrible-monster-of-a-disease Senioritus, the nearly fatal condition that rears its ugly head right before high school graduation, Cook County senior Daniel Lunde describes the suffe

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Going Stag?

To date or not to date – that is the question. For many students prom creates unbearable pressure.

Shore Theater comes down in Grand Marais/photo by Stephan Hoglund

Old Shore Theater building comes down

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being dismantled. Once a movie house, it closed sometime in the late sixties to early seventies and has been vacant for many years.

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The Fear of Graduating

“What will you do after high school? How will you pay for college?

Peter Monkres

Third Thursday features Peter Monkres

After 42 years in the ministry and 13 years leading First Congregational United Church of Christ in Grand Marais, Peter Monkres is retiring.

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