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Senior Center welcomes new program coordinator, Jes Rodne

In addition to a busy summer schedule, the Senior Center in Grand Marais has a new programs and services coordinator, Jes Rodne.

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Al Bally

Moments in Time: Albert Bally of Bally Blacksmith Shop, Part 2

The Bally Blacksmith Shop was originally constructed in 1911 and is now on the National Register of Historic Places.  In

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Fred Anderson

Local Music Project: Fred Anderson

Fred Anderson is a guitarist who has been perfecting his craft for over 50 years. He's excited to retire to Cook County later this year and join the North Shore's renowned music scene. 

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Healthy Shorelands and Aquatic Vegetation Workshops

Who: 
Cook County Soil & Water and Invasives Team
When: 
Tue, 07/07/2015 - 12:00pm - Wed, 07/08/2015 - 12:00pm

Cook County Soil and Water and the Invasives Team will host free healthy shorelands and aquatic vegetation workshops on Tuesday, July 7th, and Wednesday, July 8th. 

Willie Waldman

Jazz trumpeter Willie Waldman rocks The Roadhouse

Willie Waldman brought a few friends, Clint Wagner on guitar and Tofte-ite Bill Hansen on dobro, to our Wooden Boat Show broadcast to play great jazz and spin a few yarns. Willie and Clint were just back from a week-long canoe trip in the Boundary Waters. You can learn more about Willie and his music here.

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Judy Zugish marries cultivation and craft in her work

Judy Zugish, a professional nurseryman and basketmaker, combines her two passions as a teacher of basketmaking. She talked with Dick at the Wooden Boat Show live from North House about her craft and the classes she teaches. You can learn more about Judy here.

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GM Playhouse production "Eleemosynary" opens June 25

‘Eleemosynary’ – a production of the Grand Marais Playhouse – is about the relationship of 3 generations of women.  WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Jackson Nicko

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Former North House intern Angela Robins studies traditional Japanese boatbuilding

Angela Robins, former intern at North House, was back in town to speak at the Wooden Boat Show about Japanese boatbuilding, which she observed and studied along with researcher/boatbuilder Douglas Brooks. She spoke with Dick June 19 at the live remote broadcast of The Roadhouse from the North House campus. Angela currently works with Urban Boatbuilders in St. Paul, and you can learn more about her here.

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Maria Nickolay

Maria Nickolay brings original music, gorgeous voice to Studio A

Local singer-songwriter Maria Nickolay stopped by Studio A June 12 to share original music, as well as stories about past and upcoming mission trips to Ireland and other locales. 

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Rainy weather

Wet weather to continue, with a slight warmup in the future

The rain we had over the weekend returns, but so will warmer weather.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Dean Melde about the slow slog into summer.

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Forest Floor

Northern forests most likely will look different as climate warms: Scientist explains

Visitors to northern forests in coming decades will probably see a very different set of trees as the climate warms, a recent U of MN study shows. Rebecca Montgomery, associate professor in the forest resources department and one of the researchers on the study, joined Dick June 12 to explain.

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Hand-made rug by Lucy Caribou of Grand Marais, MN

Anishinaabe Way: Gloria Martineau, Part 2

Grand Portage band member Gloria Martineau was born and raised in the town of Grand Marais, MN.

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The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 14

Chapter 14: Godfather Death

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

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Missing the Moments of Joy

To avoid suffering we may also be missing moments of joy.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 20

Prescribed burns, a mining decision appealed, a BWCAW case settled and musher concern about an Alaska fire…all this and more in the week’s news.

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