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Howard Hedstrom

Hedstrom Lumber Sawmill Tours

Hedstrom Lumber Company offers sawmill tour evary summer.


The Ice Cream Social will be at the First Congregational Church in Grand Marais

Ice Cream Social Fundraiser for Chiapas, Mexico - July 4th

The First Congregational Church of Grand Marais and St. John's Catholic Church have parterned together to put on an ice cream social on July 4, from 6-8 p.m at the First Congregational Church.


Eric Edgin

North House Offering Classes on Northwoods Cuisine and Soba Noodles

North House Folk School will be offering two classes on foods at the end of July. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with instructor Eric Edgin about these classes on North Shore Morning.


Grand Marais Art Colony features artist Tim Pearson at July 5 Exhibit Opening

July is a busy month for the Grand Marais Art Colony.  In addition to their annual Arts Festival, there will also be an artist exhibit starting this Saturday featuring the work of Tim Pearson.&nb


Violence Prevention Center

Violence Prevention Center Update: July 1

Jodi Yuhassey and Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center talked to WTIP about resources available to those suffering from PTSD associated with domestic and sexual violence, while also providin


Hovland Arts Festival

The 9th Annual Hovland Arts Festival

Every year, artists get together at the Hovland Arts Festival to display and sell their works.


Home Energy Improvement Program helps working families

The AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency) is offering a Home Energy Improvement Program with funds from the IRRR


Dragonboat (Stephan Hoglund)

Volunteer Opportunities available at the Dragon Boat Festival this July

Ainslie Kincross and Matthew Brown of the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival talked to WTIP about the upcoming event, how to get involv


Gypsy moths can be unknowingly transported by vehicles

Upcoming Gypsy Moth Quarantine

A gypsy moth quarantine is due to take effect in Cook and Lake counties as early as July 1, 2014.


Photo by Joe Houghton via Flickr.

Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program offering counseling and Rule 25 Assessments

WTIP talked to Greg Barnier, the director of Wilderness Outpatient Treatment Program, a program that offers drug and alcohol addiction counseling and Rule 25 assessments in Cook County.