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9th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival: September 9 to 11

The 9th annual Radio Waves Music Festival is right around the corner - September 9 to 11 - at Sweetheart's Bluff in the Grand Marais campground.

Gunflint Volunteers at the Woodchippers Hall

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 19

The Gunflint Trail is alive with summer visitors as we head into week four of month eight.


Cook County Vikings

ISD 166 discusses handbooks, pre-K and the November vote

ISD166 met to review minor changes in several staff and student handbooks as well as schedule some public events leading up to the November bond and levy voter issues.


Photo courtesy of the Denis Sullivan.

Education aboard the Denis Sullivan

The tall ship Denis Sullivan is often used as a platform for education by the Minnesota Sea Grant. As the vessel headed to Duluth, WTIP's Matthew Brown spoke with two teachers sailing on the ship.


Tessa Larson, Matt Nesheim and Avery the dog

Family and friends of Grand Marais resident make journey to Hudson Bay more meaningful

The Journey 4 Renewal Team featuring Grand Marais resident Tessa Larson completed their canoe journey from Seagull Lake to Hudson Bay this summer.


Late summer

Rain on and off, then sun...but it feels like fall

We’ll be experiencing some on and off rain until Sunday. Afterwards the sun returns for a few days, but the temps will be cooler.


Senior Rides Program

Who: 
Care Partners
When: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Some of Ontario's finest junior cross country skiers, relaxing at the Tofte General Store after a 20 mile roller skiing workout

West End News: August 18

Earlier this week, I was on the town run from Sawbill to Tofte.


Andy Butter, left, with his running associates Allissa Stutte and Evan Flom

Grand Marais resident completes run around Lake Superior

The trio of young adventurers who spent the summer running around Lake Superior pushing a baby stroller have completed their 1,300-mile mission.


Public hearing held on proposed sales tax increase

There was a public hearing held Monday night at the Cook County Courthouse regarding a proposed sales tax increase.

Fall Lake

A Year in the Wilderness: August 15 - Visitors and Crickets

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.


The Mist of Avalon was a huge hit at Rendezvous Days.

An interview with Captain Jason Bolt

The Mist of Avalon is a Toronto based schooner that's been making its way down the north shore of Lake Superior.


DNR staff pull up a gill net on Two Island Lake. All photos by Joe Carlson

Local fishing guide questions DNR's approach of gill net surveys

Some local fishermen have voiced concern recently regarding the DNR’s gill net surveys used annually on area lakes.


Jim McGowan in Studio A

Singer-songwriter Jim McGowan makes return visit to The Roadhouse

Musician Jim McGowan brought his guitar to Studio A last week for delightful music and fun chatter. You can often hear him at Cascade Lodge Pub in Lutsen.


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