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Planting and harvesting native sweet grass - the sacred hair of Mother Earth

Throughout this school year, the Cook County Invasives Team will be working with Ms.

North Woods Naturalist: Ciscoes

There are many names for lake herring, but only one that’s truly correct. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about ciscos.

State Volleyball Tournament

Volleyball girls go to State!

The undefeated Cook County volleyball girls head to the state tournament. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with three of the seniors about what makes them such a strong team.

Photos submitted by Stone Harbor Wilderness Supply

Grand Marais parking lot flood issues remain

Downtown Grand Marais can face flooding issues during heavy rain storms.

Planning and preparing for winter safety

Late fall has been mild so far, but winter weather isn’t far off. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mike Keyport about winter preparedness.

Chairwoman Diver

Anishinaabe Way: The Inherent Right of Sovereignty, Part 3

Karen Diver has been the Tribal Chair of the Fond du Lac Reservation since 2007. She was recently named Special Assistant to the President for Native American Affairs.

Community forum: "Brain Development in Young Children"

Molly Harney, Ph.D.
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
Mon, 11/30/2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

All are invited to a free community forum on "Brain Development in Young Children," featuring Molly Harney, Ph.D., 

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    Split Rock Lighthouse beacon will be lit November 10 in memory of the Edmund Fitzgerald

    Tuesday, Nov. 10 is the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald. It's also the only time each year that the Split Rock Lighthouse beacon is lit, and visitors can climb the tower. Site Manager Lee Radzak chatted with Dave Nov. 6 about the lighthouse and about Tuesday's events, from noon to 6 p.m. You can learn more about the events here.

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    Dave Seaton on becoming a luthier

    Dave Seaton owns and runs Hungry Jack Outfitters with his wife, Nancy. You may not know that he is also an accomplished luthier, or someone who builds guitars. He stopped by Studio A Nov. 6 to explain how he got started in the craft, and more. You can learn more about Dave and his guitars here.


    The North Shore has a rich literary history--Patrick Coleman explains

    Patrick Coleman, senior curator & acquisitions librarian at the MN Historical Society, stopped by the studio Nov. 6. He was in town to discuss "The Literary History of the Shore" during the first-ever North Shore Readers & Writers Festival. Ann Possis chatted with Pat about books, maps, the influence of the Shore, and lots more.

    Meteorologist Carol Christenson

    Weather is about to change back to November

    It’s been like September in November, but in the next few days it’s going to be all November. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

    North Shore Holiday Weekends

    Various locations along the shore
    Fri, 11/27/2015 (All day)

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    Photo courtesy of Cook County High School

    Cook County Vikings Volleyball Team on to State!

    The Cook County Vikings volleyball team is heading to the state tournament Thursday after defeating the Carlton Bulldogs in 4 sets at Duluth Denfield Saturday afternoon.

    Listening to the radio

    WTIP Weekend News Roundup for November 7

    Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The financial impact of the arts in Cook County, news from Indian Country.

    PolyMet Mining proposed processing facility at the former LTV Steel Mining Co. plant near Hoyt Lakes, MN

    Final Polymet environmental impact study released

    The final environmental review for Minnesota’s proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine says wastewater from the project would have to be treated indefinitely to prev

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