The South Fowl Snowmobile Trail is a popular location for winter recreation. The Forest Service has recently been conducting work on clearing and improving the trail.
There are changes to requirements for hunting in two North Shore parks this fall. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs spoke with the DNR about these changes. (Audio posted below)
A special treat on the Scenic Route - two duos from Veroqua, WI come to Grand Marais just to play on WTIP before a show together in Duluth.
Bluegrass band Ginstrings was in Grand Marais recently to perform. Several of the band's members, Gavin Haskin (mandolin), Eli Bentley (guitar), and Edward Hou (fiddle), stopped by The Roadhouse to chat and play a few tunes. You can learn more about their music and their schedule here.
WTIP was given two press passes for the Vikings game on Oct. 9.
Last weekend marked the 16th annual Inuit Premier at Sivertson Gallery. Inuit throat singers Taqralik Partridge (left) and Nina Segalowitz (right) traveled to Grand Marais to be part of the celebration. They, along with gallery director Abby Tofte, stopped by The Roadhouse to talk about throat singing and what it means, and to demonstrate this amazing vocal form.
We ran across a fascinating article about a famous free solo (unroped) rock climber, Alex Honnold, and how his brain works. Dave chatted with the article's author, Canadian independent journalist J.B. MacKinnon, about why JB became interested in finding out about Alex's brain, and what he learned.