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Local closings and cancellations for Wednesday, June 20

Due to recent weather events, there are a few local closings and cancellations:

• The Grand Marais Public Library is closed for the day.


All About Worms

Welcome to Northern Gardening!
Hosts Joan Farnam and Paula Sundet-Wolf hosted this month’s program with guests:

Joey's Random Fact

Random Fact: June 9

Cy Fortunato and Joey Chemelik are two hosts of the Saturday Youth Mix Show. Each time they host the program, Joey shares a random fact.


Maria Nickolay on Motivation, Homeschooling & Theater

Maria Nickolay recently graduated from Cook County High School. She is an avid contributor to the Grand Marais Playhouse and spent most of her school years homeschooling.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show June 14

This week on the Youth Show, our theme is "motivation." What motivates us to do the things we do? In line with our theme, we have a couple great interviews this week.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show June 7

This week on the Youth Show, our theme was "leftfield," and we spoke with some young people from around the county who have made decisions that have been sort of out of leftfield, or out of

Red-eyed Vireo

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber - June 16th

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.


Playing for Change founder Mark Johnson on project to bring people everywhere together through music

Bob had an inspiring conversation June 15 with Mark Johnson, Grammy-award winning sound engineer and award-winning filmmaker, about Playing for Change, the multimedia movement he founded to connect and bring peace to the world through music. "Stand by Me," featuring Roger Ridley of Santa Monica, started the project. You can see and hear this performance, and many more, here. The second annual Playing for Change Day happens all over the world Sept. 22.

Garden Bounty

Bokashi: a fermenting process that works like compost, but without the smell...and it breaks down meat, dairy, too

Damon DeVito is managing director at Affinity Management, a Virginia company that manages golf courses and country clubs. He spoke with Buck June 15 about his company's adoption of the bokashi method for handling food waste. Affinity manages Ferncroft Country Club, the first country club in the U.S. to implement a Zero Food Waste Initiative using the bokashi process. In just a year they've diverted several tons of food from the waste stream, saved money, used the byproducts to fertilize gardens and more.

Shawn Perich

Northern Wilds publisher & Points North columnist Shawn Perich stops by The Roadhouse

Northern Wilds publisher Shawn Perich stopped by Studio A June 15 to talk all things outdoors including the upcoming Minnesota wolf season, a recent trip to Thunder Bay and Canada's North Shore where lots of new things are happening, and more.

Commissioner Tony Sertich

IRRRB sets budget and issues funding grants

The Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board met last week.

BWCAW scene

Appeals Court allows AT&T cell tower near BWCAW

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Reversing a lower court, the Minnesota Court of Appeals says AT&T can build a 450-foot cellphone tower with flashing lights that would be visible within parts of the Bound

Rainy Weather

NWS forecast: Rain, rain -- then sunshine

The week ahead holds a lot of rain, then it’ll warm up and the weekend is looking good. WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.


Wildersmith June 15

“June is bustin’ out all over” as the old tune goes. It was never more evident than the past weekend as temperatures soared into the miserable category up the Trail.

Flame radio

Weekend News Roundup for June 16

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

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