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Greg Schweser

Greg Schweser on Deep Winter Greenhouses

Growing fresh produce is not only good for your health and budget, it's also great for Mother Earth.


A Year in the Wilderness: April 22 - The Wilderness is coming alive

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.


Plucked Up String Band

Who: 
Plucked Up String Band
When: 
Fri, 04/29/2016 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co.

Free Family Day

Who: 
Cook County YMCA
When: 
Sun, 05/01/2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Free family day at the Cook County YMCA, May 1st, 11 am to 5 pm. Activities include open gym time with age-appropriate toys, game room, open kids' club, and swimming.

Evan Flom (left), Andy Butter and Allissa Stutte with the baby stroller they plan to push around Lake Superior

Trio aims to run around Lake Superior this summer while pushing baby stroller

A group of three friends are running around Lake Superior this summer, on an expedition that will start in Ashland, Wisconsin in May and continue until the trio returns there in August.


Ice and Whitewater

Climatologist talks ice-out forecast for Gunflint Trail lakes

What roles do rain and wind play in removing ice from lakes in Cook County? WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs speaks with Pete Boulay of the Minnesota Climatology Office to find out. 
 


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Cold and wet will change to cool and sunny

The cold, wet weather should slowly morph into cool and sunny as the week progresses. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Mike Stewart.


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Fika Coffee set for new location in Lutsen

Fika Coffee has big plans for the business in 2016, including moving its base of operations to a new location in Lutsen.


Alzheimer's Communication Program May 4th

Who: 
Care Partners
Where: 
Sawtooth Mountain Clinic
When: 
Wed, 05/04/2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm

Care Partners is hosting a program on communication with Alzheimer's patients,
Thursday, May 4th, from 4 to 5:30 pm in the lower level of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.

Pete Kavanaugh

Who: 
Pete Kavanaugh
When: 
Sat, 05/14/2016 - 4:00pm
Where: 
Voyageur Brewing Co., 233 W Hwy 61, Grand Marais.

 Pete Kavanaugh will take the stage at Voyageur Brewing Co. on Saturday, May 14 from 4 to 7 PM.

Briand Morrison

Who: 
Briand Morrison
When: 
Sun, 05/08/2016 - 11:00pm
Where: 
Moguls Grille & Tap Room, 371 Ski Hill Road, Lutsen

 Briand Morrison will perform at Moguls during the Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8.  Musik is from 11 am to 1 pm.

Pushing Chain

Who: 
Pushing Chain
When: 
Sat, 04/30/2016 - 7:00pm
Where: 
Lutsen Resort, 5700 Highway 61, Lutsen

 Pushing Chain will perform at Lutsen Resort on Saturday, April 30 from 7 to 10 PM.

Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 23

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Interior Secretary warns about development near the wilderness.


Itasca grapes

"Itasca": a new cold-hardy wine grape from the U of M

The University of Minnesota just released its latest cold-hardy wine grape, named Itasca, which will be used to make dry white wines.


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Keri Huber - State Fair Archivist on the Roadhouse

Keri Huber is the archivist specialist for the MN State Fair. She’ll give a presentation on State Fair History, filled with stories, photos, and tidbits, next Friday, April 22, at 6 p.m.


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