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Roadhouse producer Ann Possis

Ann Possis

Ann has been producing The Roadhouse since 2009. She feels lucky to have an excuse to call interesting people and ask them questions! She's also been an on-air host since she moved to Cook County in 2001. When she's not working at the station, you can find her playing Scrabble, cooking, or exploring on a long-distance walk. 


Lady and the Scamp - Cilla Walford

Travels with Sarah  -  Part One


School walkout in Cook County March 14. All photos by Rhonda Silence

Cook County students walk out, join national gun violence protest

March 14 marked the one month anniversary of the school shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas School in Parkland, Florida.

Lady and the Scamp

Cilla Walford
is not currently scheduled.

Cilla Walford is a transplant from England who now lives in Grand Marais.

James Everest previews Harbor Park Sound Garden speakers

Video produced at WTIP by Music Director Will Moore. 

Heidi Doo-Kirk

County prepares for meeting on proposed Seagull tower

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 13. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Black River Revue in studio

Black River Revue revisits The Roadhouse

"Freshwater bluegrass" band Black River Revue hails from Duluth/Superior--they stopped by The Roadhouse last week before they head to Texas for SXSW. The band is Adam Stariha, guitar & vocals; Ian Kvale, bass & vocals; Nate Hynum, mandolin & vocals; and Tim Leutgeb, banjo. 

North Shore mushers travel to Maine for a 2018 competition. Submitted photo

North Shore mushers travel to Maine

Four North Shore area mushers recently traveled to Maine to compete in a race near the Canadian border.

Hoop house

Greenhouses and Hoop Houses on WTIP's Northern Gardening

Are you thinking about having a  greenhouse / hoop  house for flowers or vegetables? 

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Man found dead after fall in Grand Portage

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Grand Portage Ambulance and First Responders and Cook County Ambulance responded to a residence in the Bay Estates area of Grand Portage around 

Flash Meridian art

Local artist Tim Young returns to Grand Marais with a new creative project

Tim Young is a local artist known for a wide body of work, including Flash Meridian, an ongoing online sci-fi story that just hit its 100th episode. Will Moore chatted with Tim recently about this as well as his newest creative project, the Adventures of Mr. Pumpkinhead.

"Flames of Discontent" has won the biennial Hognander Minnesota History Award

"Flames of Discontent" tells story of 1916 miners' strike on the Range

Historian and author Gary Kaunonen has written a new, award-winning history of a 1916 miner's strike on the Iron Range, "Flames of Discontent." Jay spoke with Gary about the strike and what it meant for the workers and the communities involved.

St. Urho's Day Celebration - Finland, MN

The annual St. Urho's Day Celebration is this weekend, March 16th - 18th, in Finland, MN.
Honor Schauland talked with WTIP's Jana Berka about the many activities.

Lutsen Mts.: snow making on Moose Mountain

Water pipeline from Lake Superior begins to show value for Lutsen Mountains

The winter of 2017-18 was a step in the right direction for the Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District water-pipeline project.

Wind energy continues to be more affordable in Cook County. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Arrowhead Electric CEO talks renewable energy in Cook County

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative based in Cook County continues to work at offering customers more renewable energy resources and opportunities.

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