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Mayor Carlson

City sets levy and community center strategy

The Grand Marais City Council met to set the preliminary 2013 levy as well as discuss strategies for meeting with the county board on their community center participation.


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Wilderness Fire Updates -- Thursday, Sept. 13

The US Forest Service says aerial suppression efforts and fire crews are being used today to fight two small fires in the Gunflint and Tofte districts of the Boundary Waters.


Cook County Higher Education

Where: 
Third Street and Third Avenue, Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm

Cook County Higher Education in Grand Marais hosts a variety of classes and events.

Fire danger continues

Ontario fire causes smoke, ash over Upper Gunflint Trail; small fire at south edge of BWCA

The US Forest Service reported at 5:25 PM, Wednesday, that the fire burning within a quarter mile of the northern shore of Knife Lake near Emerald Lake in Ontario is causing smoke again in the


Hovland Post Office

Some area post offices to see reduced hours

Many small rural post offices will see their window hours cut to as few as four per day by the first of the year.


Blue Water Cafe

Location

20 W Wisconsin Street
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
Phone: 
218-387-1597
Communication

“Building Assets for Kids” -- September's First Thursday on WTIP

Do your kids talk to you? Bring their concerns home? Do you listen? If so, that’s good news. If not, why not?


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New collaboration between Google & U of MN lets you visit Antarctica without leaving home

Brad Herried, cartographer & web developer at the U of MN Polar Geospatial Center, chatted with Buck Sept. 7 about the new joint project with Google that allows people to see special places in the Antarctic and Arctic without ever leaving home. The pic at left shows Brad capturing Google Street View imagery at the South Pole November 2011. Click here to go to the Street View page where this shot was taken.


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Am. Diabetes Assoc. Midwest state advocacy director Jim McGowan on diabetes prevention

Bob chatted Sept. 7 with Jim McGowan, Midwest state advocacy director for the American Diabetes Association, about the epidemic of diabetes and obesity, and what can be done to prevent and manage diabetes. Jim is also a musician who was here to perform at Cascade Lodge Pub in Lutsen, and he combined his two passions by writing and performing the "Stop Diabetes Blues."


Dr. Leonard Sax

Author-speaker Leonard Sax here in October.

Dr. Leonard Sax is a psychologist and family physician.


National Weather Service

Weather to warm up but stay dry

Expect a warming trend this week, but it comes with a slim chance of rain. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Gregg Frosig.


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - September 8th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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Bill Camplin & Randy Sabien stop by The Roadhouse

Bob and Buck welcomed Bill Camplin (guitar & vocals) and Randy Sabien (fiddle AND violin) to Studio A Sept. 7 on the eve of their Radio Waves Music Festival Performance.


 

Can We Talk? - September 8, 2012

What is the essence of good communication?  We may not have all of the skills in the moment, but we can still be successful if we know the foundation of productive conversations.


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