Annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races: July 16

It's the middle of July, and it's time for the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races!  WTIP host Ann Possis spoke with Chris Steele on North Shore Morning about this annual event.

Northern Lights by Tom Spence

Colliding galaxies, choosing a telescope, Perseid meteor showers, & much more...from Bob King, Astrobob blogger

One of our favorite Roadhouse guests, Bob King (aka Astrobob), joined Dick July 11 to catch up on what's new in the sky and how best to see it. You can find his blog (on the Duluth News Tribune website) here. 


It's not rocket's food science for rockets! Feeding people on deep space missions

How do you feed a six-person crew on a three-year mission to Mars? Buck spoke July 11 with Dr. Grace Douglas, project scientist on Advanced Food Technology at NASA, about the challenges and considerations in creating and optimizing food for people working and living in extreme environments. 

Maxwell's Woodland Nursery

Maxwell's Woodland Nursery is on facebook!


6185 Lax Lake Road
Finland, MN 55603
United States

Lola's Sweet Life Bakery

Lola's Sweet Life Bakery is on facebook!


301 1st Avenue West
Grand Marais 55604
United States

Sydney's Frozen Custard

Sydney's Frozen Custard is on facebook!


14 South Broadway
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
Sailing on Lake Superior

Sea Change Sailing Trip: Part 1

The Gordon family owns and operates Amicus Adventure Sailing out of Knife River.

Northern Sky: Stars and planets in the summer sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for July 12

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

Grand Marais Public Library events and programs

Grand Marais Public Library, 102 2nd Ave W
Wed, 07/23/2014 (All day) - Sat, 08/02/2014 (All day)

The Grand Marais Public Library hosts a variety of events and programs. 

Victus Farms aims to provide sustainable local food

Victus Farms

WTIP's Martha Marnocha spoke with Mike Mageau, the director of the University of Minnesota's Enviromental Studies Program.

Stewardship is an opportunity to preserve the Gunflint Trail

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: Stewardship Edition

The Gunflint Trail is a place to cherish and preserve. Wildersmith discusses the importance of practicing stewardship on the Gunflint in this special commentary.

Wolf Ridge Enviromental Learning Center

Rekindling Stewardship

Pete Harris is a science and research coordinator at Wolf Ridge Enviromental Learning Center in Finland, Minnesota. He shared his thoughts on stewarship with WTIP.

North House Folk School

Northwoods Cuisine at North House Folk School

North House Folk School is offering several classes on local food and sustainable eating. WTIP talked to "Northwoods Cuisine" instructor Eric Edgin about his passion for food.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 11

The “half way moon” will be beaming down on the territory this weekend. Seeing we are over the hump in 2014, daylight minutes have begun to trickle away.

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