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Birch Grove in the West End

West End Community Conversation, Wednesday at Birch Grove

Every community offers opportunities and challenges.  This Wednesday evening there’s a chance for West End folks to gather for discussion.  North Shore Morning host Jana Berka learns m


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Cal Hand & Amanda Hand play The Roadhouse

Buck & Dick welcomed steel guitar and dobro master Cal Hand, and his singer-songwriter daughter Amanda Hand, to The Roadhouse Feb. 14. Cal, longtime performer on A Prairie Home Companion, was in town for a new North Shore Music Association event, "The Grand Marais Ole Opry." They chatted and played some gorgeous music.


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New study shows too much sugar is bad for your heart--cardiologist explains

It's appropriate that on Valentine's Day, Buck spoke with Dr. Daniel Duprez, an interventional cardiologist at the U of MN, about a study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showing that consuming too much sugar increases your risk of cardiovascular disease. Learn all about it here...but rest assured, a bit of dark chocolate is still good for you.


Bull moose

Minnesota’s moose population trend shows no significant change

Aerial moose survey results for 2014 show no significant change in Minnesota’s moose population even though more animals were seen than last year.


Grand Marais Ole Opry

Local Music Project: The Grand Marais Ole Opry

The North Shore Music Association presented the first ever Grand Marais Ole Opry on Saturday, February 15, 2014.  WTIP Classic Country host, Carl Solander, emceed the event which featured four ac


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: February 15th

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.


Old time radio listening

Weekend News Roundup for February 15

Each week the WTIP news team puts togeather a roundup of the week's news. Mining, feeding deer, the frozen Great Lakes, gypsy moths and much more…all in this week’s news.


Great Expectations Charter School

Great Expectations School News - February 13

Sylvia and Chloe share the latest from the Bear Cubs, Fawns, Wolves, Lynx and Otters. 


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West End News: February 13

One of the fun things about surfing the internet is stumbling across a random news story that hits home for one reason or another.  This morning, I was delighted to find a television news feature


Northern Sky looks at what's happening in our night sky this month (John 'K'/Flickr)

Northern Sky: February 10-24

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


Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: February 11

Kaylee and Blake report the latest School News.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: February 7

Nathanial and Spencer  share the latest from the Bear Cubs, Fawns, Wolves, Lynx, and Otters.


Commissioner Jan Hall

Gypsy moths and heavy equipment discussed at County Board Meeting

Big highway department equipment purchases, closing out the YMCA budget and the impact of gypsy moths on the county.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital to pursue remodel plans

The hospital board held a special meeting Monday to discuss moving ahead with building and remodeling plans.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with the hospital/care center administrator Kimber Wraalstad


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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: February 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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