Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl - An occasional winter visitor

They’re our heaviest and probably most agile owl, but they usually show up here when the winter hunting gets hard in the far north.

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Think twice before shopping..for anything..when you're hungry

We've all heard that we shouldn't shop for groceries when we're hungry because we'll buy more than we need. But now it looks like hunger might affect our purchases of non-food items, too. Dr. Alison Jing Xu, assistant professor of marketing at the Carlson School of Management, has been studying this phenomenon. She talked with Ann Possis March 6 about her research and its implications for both consumers and businesses. You can learn more about behavioral science at or

Cook County Historical Society seeks music memorabilia

Cook County Historical Museum, Grand Marais
Mon, 03/23/2015 (All day) - Tue, 03/31/2015 (All day)

The Cook County Historical Museum will open a new exhibit in late May this year: "Music from the Tip O’ the Arrowhead." The exhibit will feature a history of music in Cook County -- pa

Downtown Grand Marais by Tim Young

Grand Marais wins "America's Coolest Small Town" contest

Grand Marais is the winner of Budget Travel's 10th annual America's Coolest Small Town contest! Ann Possis chatted with Robert Firpo-Cappiello, editor-in-chief of the magazine, on March 6 to learn more about the contest and what it means for winning towns. 


Dr. Seth Moore: Are High Deer Numbers Desirable?

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

Sugarloaf Cove offers March 14 presentation on Mercury Measurement in Birds of Prey

There is relatively little known about mercury levels in wild birds of prey, and there will be an opportunity to learn more at this weekend’s presentation at Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center in Schr

The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 4

Chapter 4: Eyes in the Darkness

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

Gus' Wild Side: Unruly Pond Hockey

Gus remembers winter pond hockey played with friends and neighbors along the Drummond Grade in Lake County.

Dawn spacecraft papercraft (peter / Flikr)

Northern Sky: March 7

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minne

Spring Dance! Randy Sabien and the Unusual Suspects

Randy Sabien and the Unusual Suspects
Sat, 04/04/2015 - 7:30pm
North House Folk School, 500 West Highway 61, Grand Marais

The North Shore Music Association will host a community dance, featuring internationally acclaimed violinist and fiddler Randy Sabien, locally loved jazz/blues pianist Chris Gillis, and super-solid up

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: March 6

The Smiths have returned to the woods.

The Great Place Project

Moving Matters
all across the county
Tue, 03/31/2015 (All day)
The Great Place Project, sponsored by the Cook County Chamber of Commerce and the Moving Matters project of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, is offering mini-grants to businesses and organizations i
Hospital and care center

WTIP’s First Thursday is a special on Care Center 50th

This weekend the Cook County Care Center will celebrate 50 years in the community.

Grand Marais chosen as "Coolest Small Town In America"

Grand Marais has been chosen the “Coolest Small Town in America” and there will be a “Toast the Town” party Friday evening, March 6. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke w

Jim & Michele Miller

Jim & Michele Miller
Sat, 03/28/2015 - 8:00pm
Voyageur Brewing Company (233 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais)

Jim and Michele Miller perform at Voyageur Brewing Company on Saturday, March 28th, from 8 to 11 p.m.

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