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Nashville singer-songwriter Jerry Vandiver drops by The Roadhouse

Grammy Award-winning songwriter Jerry Vandiver stopped by The Roadhouse Aug. 8 with his guitar to chat and play a few tunes, including what he calls paddling music. His new CD, "Every Scratch Tells a Story," features one he wrote about our town, "In Grand Marais." He was in the area for his 20th straight annual Boundary Waters canoe trip. You can learn more about Jerry and his delightful music here. 


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Cook County Invasive Team Update: Herbicides?

The Cook County Invasive Team's coordinator Angelique Edgerton talked to WTIP about the use of herbicides, in addition to her departure from the Team.


Photo by Robert Couse-Baker via Flickr

Gitchi-Gami Trail Association 14th Annual North Shore Bike Ride

Every year, the Gitchi-Gami Trail Association hosts a bike ride on the Gitchi-Gami Trail along Lake Superior.


Workdays at Wild Flower Sanctuary

Who: 
Grand Marais Garden Club
Where: 
Wild Flower Sanctuary, Co Rd 60 off the Gunflint Trail
When: 
Sun, 09/21/2014 - 10:00am - Sun, 10/19/2014 - 10:00am

Restoration is underway on the Wild Flower Sanctuary that was established by the Grand Marais Garden Club in cooperation with Hedstrom Lumber in 1959.  Helpers are welcome anytime.

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Author Mary Relindes Ellis on her new novel, "The Bohemian Flats"

Ann chatted Aug. 8 with Mary Relindes Ellis, author of "The Bohemian Flats,"a novel set in a vibrant immigrant enclave in Minneapolis in the early 20th century. The book is rich in historical detail as well as a fascinating story of a family who moves from Germany to America. You can learn more about the author and the book here.


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Youth Show: August 7th, 2014

This week on the Youth Show the theme is youth growing up and coming of age. Commentaries, vox pops, and interviews all are featured on this edition. 


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Rosie Flores comes to the Arrowhead Center for the Arts

The North Shore Music Association will be sponsoring a concert with rockabilly singer and guitarist Rosie Flores on Saturday, August 16, starting at 7:30 p.m, at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Fine weather returns for the week

The rain clears and pleasant dry weather becomes the norm through the rest of the week. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.


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Coming of Age

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell immediatly thinks of one thing when he hears the phrase "coming of age."


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Weekend News Roundup for August 9

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


Fullish Moon at Perigee (Greg Wilson / Flikr)

Northern Sky: August 9

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


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WTIP’s First Thursday explores emergency preparedness

Emergencies can strike anytime, but summer is a good time to review your preparedness for severe weather, wildfires and other untimely events.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 8

The second weekend of this new month found our part of the world leaning toward the dry side of the weather ledger.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Back to school is on ISD166 board agenda

The start of school is around the corner, the ISD166 board needs a candidate and nine-man is in the future. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


Superior National Forest Update: August 8

Hi.  I’m Nancy Larson, Gunflint District Ranger, with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreatio


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