"Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture," on First Thursday Community Conversation

Deconstructing Racism on WTIP's First Thursday program

Join Jay Andersen and Barbara Jean Johnson from WTIP North Shore Community Radio for "Deconstructing Racism in the Community and the Culture." In this one hour program, they talk with in-stu


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Grand Portage among six bands to receive energy efficiency funds

The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe has been awarded over $700,000 to help six reservations reduce energy use and create green jobs.

Tim Young fishies

Art News for the April 3 weekend

There is good music and art exhibits to go to this weekend.


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 3

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


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Magnetic North: Retrieving Summer

Welcome back to Magnetic North, where the first green Easter of my life here is about to dawn.


Melinda and Mark Spinler tap tress for sap

Making maple syrup is a sticky business

Syrup season is in full swing on the North Shore. This year, sap in the Arrowhead ran before the rest of the state, forcing syrup produces to kick operations into high gear much earlier than usual.


Orange flags line the bumpy Gunflint Trail this time of year

Frost heaves and orange flags

In the latest edition of the Gunflint Notebook, Steve’s in for a bumpy ride as seasonal frost heaves wreck havoc on the Gunflint Trail.


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Another party heard from on local high-speed internet

The Cook County Board is on record supporting the fiber optic federal grant applications of both Arrowhead Electric Cooperative and Northeast Service Cooperative.

Shawn's dog Abby in South Dakota

Points North: Making Up for a Lost Spring

What change a year can bring. Last year, in midst of deep snow and below-zero cold, I took a breath and wrote that April was my favorite month of the year.


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Field Notes: Chipping sparrow

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Fri


Kate Frost and family at Sugarbush, Jim Wipson, waving, lower right.

Walking the Old Road: Going to Sugarbush

Grand Portage band member Jim Wipson, shares the story of making the annual trek to Sugarbush with his grandmother Kate Frost, a tradition that has taken place each spring on the North Shore of Lak


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