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Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival begin June 19 at North House

It's the weekend of the longest day of the year and North House Folk School is celebrating with their annual Wooden Boat Show and Summer Solstice Festival.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

NEW: This weekend's weather looks wet

Looks like a spotty weather weekend: on and off rain and maybe a thunderstorm or two.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about the prospects for a damp Grandma&rsquo


Wildflower Hikes

Cook County Invasives Team
Mon, 07/06/2015 - 5:00pm - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 6:00pm
The Cook County Invasives Team hosts a series of hikes this summer to look at native and non-native plants. Hikes begin at 5 pm.
Senator Tom Bakk

West End News: June 18

Fishing has been good this year and northern fishing was particularly good during the early part of the season.



Field Notes: Veery and Least Flycatcher

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: The toxic legacy of the former Finland Air Force Base

Just outside of Finland, Minnesota, on the top of Lookout Mountain, is a Minnesota Superfund Site.


Place-based learning at Wolf Ridge

On the Nature of Teaching: "Place-Based Education"

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


Commissioner Gamble

USFS to recommend only a few miles of forest roads to be vacated

Of all miles of forest roads we have in the county, only a few are scheduled for closure by the U.S.


Bikes for workers are available now

Workers on Wheels: providing bikes for five years

If you know an international student-worker in Cook County, you might know a participant of Workers on Wheels.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: A Natural History of Minnesota's Superior Coast

“North Shore: A Natural History of Minnesota’s Superior Coast” is a major new book written by naturalists Chel Anderson and Heidi Fischer, published by the University of Minnesota



Still plenty of school activity at GES

Staff at Great Expectations School kept on working after classes dismissed for the summer.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with school administrator Peter James about early planning for the next


100 Years of Jazz Part 2 this week on Wednesday Night Jazz

 Check out Wednesday Night Jazz with host Tyler Howell as he will be joined by composer, historian and musician Mike DeBevec  to share part two o

Beaver Story

There are all manner of interesting animals running around the forests along the North Shore, though one that often gets overlooked is the beaver.


Fiber Art by Jo Wood

Fiber arts show opens at Johnson Heritage Post Gallery on June 26

All types of fiber art including weaving, knitting, felting, jewelry and sculpture will be featured at a show sponsored by The Northwoods Fiber Guild.


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