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Mountain Ash (Amanda Graham/Flickr)

Wildersmith September 14

If silence is golden, then it’s going to be pretty quiet in these parts. Gold is the catchword as the forest is exploding through the Gunflint hillsides.


Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio Project interviews Stonebridge Singers Drum

The Stonebridge Singers Drum is a group from Grand Portage, including John Vogel, Trevor Deschampe, Marcus Logan, Brent Sorenson and Dylan Deschampe.


Marching Band

Youth Take: Cook County High School Band

This week on the Youth Show, we took a closer look at some of the things happening with the arts and young people in Cook County.


Crescent Moon & Venus (Jan Kalab/Flickr)

Northern Sky: September Brings A Striking Morning Sky

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.


North Dakota (Matthew Bietz/Flickr)

Points North: North Dakota may be the next Paradise Lost

About a decade ago, North Dakota hunters, upset with increasing numbers of out-of-state duck hunters, urged the state legislature to pass new restrictions on nonresidents.


Fishing reel

Local fish report for Friday, September 14

According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, “It’s been slow up here this past week.”


Fire danger continues

Official USFS information on Knife Lake fire conditions

About 6: 10 PM, Thursday, East Zone Fire  Management  Officer Patti Johnson of the US Forest Service released the following official information about the Knife  Lake Fire.


Fire danger continues

Small wildfires cause closing of some areas in BWCAW

A series of small wildfires are currently burning in or adjacent to northern parts of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  In light of this fire activity and projected weather, the US Fore


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.


Knife Lake fire from the air

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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