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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 11

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


Art 'Round Town fundraiser

Where: 
Johnson Heritage Post, 115 Wiconsin Street, Grand Marais
When: 
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

This year’s Art ‘Round Town fundraiser for public art will open on Friday, April 24, at the Johnson Heritage Post in Grand Marais.

Alzheimer's Forum

Who: 
Dr. Terry Barclay
Where: 
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, Grand Marais
When: 
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The North Shore Health Care Foundation's annual conference features an open forum on Alzheimer's and other dementias, on Tuesday, April 28, from 4 to 6 pm, in the Corcoran Classroom,

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 10

Ten days into April and suddenly it’s hard to tell if spring is going to take hold as easy as it seemed back in March.

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Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: April 9

Hailey and Elsa report the latest School News.

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Eastern Phoebe Fledglings (Sayornis phoebe)

Field Notes: Fox Sparrow and Eastern Phoebe

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 10:00.  Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage

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Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City Council has packed agenda for most recent meeting

Support for a local dairy, considering tennis courts and the on-going public restroom issue. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

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Swans swimming in Temperance River

West End News: April 9

The umpteenth annual Tofte Trek trail run is accepting pre-registrations from now until July 1.  Race day is July 4, which falls on a Saturday this year.


On the Nature of Teaching: "Evaluation"

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.

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Buglite

Who: 
Buglite
When: 
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 8:30pm
Where: 
Gun Flint Tavern, 111 W. Wisconsin St. Grand Marais

 Gun Flint Tavern will feature the music of Buglite on Friday, May 1.  Music starts at 8:30 PM.

Jim and Michele Miller

Who: 
Jim and Michele Miller
When: 
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Poplar River Pub, 5700 West Hwy 61, Lutsen

 Jim and Michele Miller will be playing at Poplar River Pub on Thursday, April 30 from 6 to 8 PM.

Boyd Blomberg

Who: 
Boyd Blomberg
When: 
Tue, 04/28/2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Poplar River Pub, 5700 West Hwy 61, Lutsen

 Boyd Blomberg will perform on Tuesday, April 28 from 6 to 8 PM at Poplar River Pub in Lutsen.

Joe Paulik

Who: 
Joe Paulik
When: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co., 233 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais.

 Joe Paulik will play at Voyageur Brewing Co on Saturday, April 25 from 8 to 11 PM.

SplinterTones Family Dance and Raffle

Who: 
SplinterTones
When: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Art Colony, 120 3rd Ave. W, Grand Marais

 A FUNdraiser and dance jam with the fabulous SplinterTones for the non-profit daycare Cooperation Station and summer Explorers Club program.  Music will be from 6 to 9 PM at the Grand

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