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City to use bike trail for snowmobile traffic

Grand Marais city councilors met with the chamber of commerce and snowmobile club on Tuesday.

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Red Ribbon - aids awareness symbol

December 1st is World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st, is the 23rd annual World AIDS Day. The purpose of the annual event is to call attention to the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic across the globe. 

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken interviewed on WTIPs "Daybreak"

Minnesota's U.S. Senator Al Franken spoke with WTIPs Jay Andersen on "Daybreak", Dec. 1.


WTIP gets attention from the BBC station in Shropshire, UK

The BBC station in Shropshire, UK recently discussed WTIP on the air. The unexpected publicity came after WTIP Program Director Roger Linehan corresponded with a local folk band from Shropshire called Whalebone. Roger has been playing Whalebone's music on the Thursday night folk show, Thirsty Boots, and on WTIP's early morning show, DayBreak. After communicating with Roger the band sent out a press release saying their music was being heard as far away as Grand Marais, MN in the USA. The story was picked up by the BBC in Shropshire and resulted in an on-air feature. Give it a listen Be sure to tune in all the way through, as WTIP gets a station ID from the BBC announcers at the end of the segment.

Jeff Nemitz

Jeff Nemitz

Jeff Nemitz is WTIP’s engineer extraordinaire. Jeff’s skills and abilities keep WTIP’s signal on the air.



Local nurses Patty Doherty & Teresa Borak offer volunteer medical care in Guatemala

Local nurses Teresa Borak and Patty Doherty stopped by the Roadhouse Nov. 26 to talk with Bob about their volunteer medical work with Partner for Surgery in Guatemala. There will be a fundraiser for their efforts Dec. 3 and 4 at Betsy Bowen's Studio in Grand Marais.

Tim Cochrane, National Park Service

Isle Royale's cultural resources: an interview with Timothy Cochrane, NPS

Isle Royale National Park has begun public scoping for a Cultural Resource Management Plan (CRMP) and Environmental Assessment (EA), which will address the general management, preservation, publi


Could you run a marathon and a half every day for 100 days straight? This man did

Buck chatted Nov. 26 with Steve Knowlton of Prior Lake, who just finished running across the entire country, 4,000 miles in 100 days, to raise money and awareness for Crohn's disease.

Historic Edison Fishery at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

National Park Service seeking public input on management at Isle Royale

The National Park Service is currently developing a Cultural Resource Management Plan for Isle Royale National Park.

Braidy Powers

Local governor’s race recount goes smoothly in county

According to Cook County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers, the local governor’s race recount went smoothly on Monday with no challenges from either political party.

Cook County courthouse

County residents may see modest to large tax increases

The so-called Truth in Taxation – or T and T statements hit county mailboxes late last week prompting a flurry of phone calls and emails to County Assessor Mary Black.


All things snowflake

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist. She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.

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