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Master Bing, kungfu master, to give Qigong and calligraphy classes May 2

Master Bing is a 15th-generation Kungfu master who will give Qigong and calligraphy classes May 2 in Grand Marais. He joined Dave to discuss the classes and his tour around the U.S. You can learn more here, or call Mona at 218 370 9283.

Bird Songs of Northern Woods Volume III CD now available

Bird Songs of Northern Woods Volume III CD by Molly Hoffman is now available. Volume III, the final installment in the Bird Songs of Northern Woods series, takes listeners on bird w

John Adler AKA Sonofmel

Sonofmel's "Springtime in a Foreign City" on the Scenic Route

Sonofmel is the pseudonym of John Adler of Hayward, WI. He's a musician and storyteller who draws inspiration from world travels and an incredible myriad of jobs and life experiences.

Fishing at sunset

Cook County fishing closures announced

With the Fishing Opener fast approaching on Saturday, May 13, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is implementing several fishing closures in Cook County during the beginning of the 2017 fis

Target shooting is enjoyed by many on the North Shore.

Planning continues for shooting range in Cook County

For several years now a handful of residents has been working to establish a shooting range in Cook County.

Northern Sky: April 29 - May 12

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

West End News: April 27

Shortly after last week’s West End News, the paddling season officially began. The ice went out up here at Sawbill on April 21.

Another sample of student art on display.

Student art on display at Johnson Heritage Post

The Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery and Cook County Schools joined forces to produce the annual Student Art Exhibit at the gallery in downtown Grand Marais.

Firefighters from all departments practice their skills in a propane fire drill.

Cook County Emergency Services Conference under way in Grand Marais

The Cook County Emergency Services Conference is under way in Grand Marais today. The waterfront at the boat launch at the Grand Marais Recreation Park is currently the scene of a live fire exercise.

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. An ice storm swept up the shore. Tourism was important to the Grand Portage National Monument.

Grand Marais, Minnesota

Grand Marais wins 'best small town in Midwest' contest

On April 28, it was announced that Grand Marais was voted the winner of the “Best Midwestern Small Town” contest sponsored by 10 Best Readers’ Choice, a division of the travel arm of

Spanish class students from ISD 166 at Concordia Language Villages. Photo by Amy Henrikson

Students from Spanish class at ISD 166 attend language camp

A group of ISD 166 students enrolled in Spanish at the local school attended a language camp at Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji from April 20-23.

Buildings are being moved from the future site of the city's public work facilitiy.

City Council hires subcontractors for public works project

The Grand Marais City Council meeting met April 26th.

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

City moves ahead on Public Works building

The City of Grand Marais has moved ahead on its Public Works facility and the accompanying bonding.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

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