Local fave Michael Monroe stopped by The Roadhouse to share his special brand of music, both originals and covers. He's currently finishing up his third folk legends album. You can learn more about Michael, his music, and his upcoming performance schedule here.
Grand Marais' Timmy Haus is a versatile musician who's been playing professionally for years. He joined Dave and Dick for fun chat and a range of songs, including a great rock & roll/holiday mashup. You can learn more about Timmy and his music here.
This stint of continued warm weather is setting records. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Stewart about a long January thaw.
Established in 1980, the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. It takes a lot of preparation to conduct this nearly 400-mile event.
A pair of studies focusing on the health of water in Lake Superior and the surrounding watersheds are the focus of this segment in the Lake Superior Project.
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Travel to the ice caves is not safe. Wolves could be delisted again.
Lutsen guitarist Jon Kallberg made a long-awaited return visit to The Roadhouse with two beautiful guitars. Listen for stories about these unique instruments, and both original and cover tunes. You can hear Jon in person at Lutsen Resort in February.
Janaury has been named "Human Trafficking Awareness Month," but this is an issue that many in Cook County and along the North Shore are working to combat year round.
Steve Harwin bought his first diner in 1987..and has been preserving this special part of American history ever since. Dave caught up with him to learn how he got into the business, why it's important to save these unique structures, and much more. You can learn more about Steve's business, Diversified Diners, here.
North Shore Health has one new and two returning board members. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital Administrator Kimber Wraalstad about board business and a couple of facility surveys
The Pincushion Trails are a recreation hot spot year-round, and right now, cross-country skiing is great. North Superior Ski & Run Club president Chris Hegg sat down with Dick to talk about trail conditions, new projects, and upcoming events, like the winter festival happening Feb. 12. You can learn more about Pincushion here.
Valita Bockovich and Gloria Johnson of Grand Marais have established a relationship with the people of the Fountain of Christ School in Haiti.
My usual Sunday night exercise of putting the Gunflint scoop together finds the “great old man of the north” taking a break.