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Pete Kavanaugh

Pete K rocks the Roadhouse

Favorite local musician Pete K stopped by the studios to share a great mix of originals and covers. You can learn more about Pete's music and schedule here.


Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert Broadcast

Tune in Tuesday, August 30, from 8 to 10 p.m. for a special broadcast of the Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert.

 

Circular economy's goal moves way beyond recycling

The basic idea of the circular economy is that in production, nothing should be wasted, and everything at the end of its life should be made into something else. Dave talked with Nathaniel Springer, an economist in the U of MN Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, to learn more. Here's a great article about it from the Institute on the Environment (U of MN). Nat also recommends the Ellen MacArthur Foundation as a place to learn more.


Schoodic Point

Gus' Wild Side: An encounter at Schoodic Point

Acadia National Park is located along the coast of Maine. Gus worked at Acadia as a Park Ranger, and remembers a special story told by a visitor to this beautiful spot.


Commissioner Frank Moe

Budget talks begin and a transportation sales tax nears board action

The county board begins budget talks, which will last through year’s end. Also, the board will act soon on a proposed half-percent sales tax for county transportation needs.


Starry stonewort

A tenacious macro algae is spreading through the state

Zebra mussels have managed to find their way into Northwest Minnesota lakes and a new threat is posed with the advance of a macro algae, starry stonewort.


Lake Superior

The cost of restoring clean water vs. basic preservation efforts

This is the fifth and final segment in WTIP’s series focusing on clean and sustainable water along Lake Superior’s North Shore. This piece describes the concept of preservation vs.


Corey Belt (while in Cook County)

Corey Belt's Antarctic Adventure - Full Interview

Cook County resident Corey Belt spent the fall and winter of 2015-16 at McMurdo Station in Antarctica as part of their fuel department, aiding vehicles used to do all manner of scientific research on


Jordana Greenburg

Jordana Greenburg of Harpeth Rising on the Scenic Route

Jordana Greenburg is the fiddler of the progressive Americana group Harpeth Rising.


Ruthie Foster

Ruthie Foster on the Scenic route

Ruthie Foster is a Grammy nominated blues, folk, and gospel singer from the Austin, TX area.


Lipton's image of Kermit the Frog has become one of the more popular memes on the internet.

What is a Meme?

If you don't know what a meme is, you're in luck. Youth Producer Isak Terrill interviews WTIP's Will Moore on what he thinks a meme is.


Billy Johnson Band

Who: 
Billy Johnson Band
When: 
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Mogul's Grille and Tap Room

Billy Johnson Band will play at Mogul's Grille and Tap Room from 5-8pm on Sunday. 

Steve Blexrud

Who: 
Steve Blexrud
When: 
Sun, 08/28/2016 - 7:30pm
Where: 
Gunflint Tavern

Steve Blexrud of the Thunderheads will play at the Gunflint Tavern on Sunday at 7:30pm.

A Year in the Wilderness: August 22 - Four boys and fall

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Yard Sale at Community Center

Who: 
Cornerstone Community Church
Where: 
Cook Country Community Center
When: 
Sat, 09/03/2016 - 8:00am - 2:00pm

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