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Our Shores Run: Three friends ran around Lake Superior this summer

Three friends from Northland College, Andy Butter, Evan Flom, and Allissa Stutte, set out to run all the way around Lake Superior this summer. The team joined Dave to talk about their trip's success, highs and lows along the way, and what they learned about the world and themselves. You can read more about their adventure here.

Free Day” at the Dentist

Oral Health Task Force
Grand Marais Family Dentistry

A recent "Captain Underpants" book

"Captain Underpants" creator Dav Pilkey visits The Roadhouse

What does children's book author Dav Pilkey have in common with Mark Twain, John Steinbeck, and Maya Angelou? His books, like theirs, appear on the list of books most often banned or challenged. Naturally this made us want to talk with him, which Dave Seaton did recently, about all kinds of things, including his best-selling Captain Underpants books, creating books kids actually want to read, and lots more. You can learn more about Dav Pilkey and his work here.

Barb LaVigne, Andrew Ashcroft and Jennifer Stoltz prepare for the 40th celebration. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op turns 40

The Cook County Whole Foods Co-Op turns 40 this week. An event will take place at the Co-op in downtown Grand Marais to celebrate the birthday of the local grocer in Grand Marais.


Northern Sky: October 1 - 14

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

Tim Kennedy

Council member Kennedy reflects on his candidacy

In preparation for the November 8 General Election, WTIP’s Jay Andersen has been interviewing local candidates about the challenges and opportunities of holding public office.


Axtell plays live on Sidetracks

The duo of Julian Hernandez and Katrina Axtell return to WTIP for one more performance before they return to Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Jon and Amie Theis at Voyageur Brewing in Grand Marais

Jon Theis of Harbor Drive Hookup on the Scenic Route

Jon Theis is the multi-instrumentalist and singer of the St. Cloud based group Harbor Drive Hookup, where he performs with his wife Amie.

North Shore waterfall

North Shore air quality 'above average' in Minnesota

Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, including here in Minnesota.

Cook County AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA Meetings, Thursday, October 27th

Grand Marais and Grand Portage
Thu, 10/27/2016 - 12:00pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.

Thursdays, in Grand Marais, there's a Women's Meeting at noon at the First Congregational Church,

Senior Rides Program

Care Partners
Sun, 10/30/2016 (All day)

Listening to the radio

WTIP's Weekend News Roundup for October 1

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Great Expectations

School News from Great Expectations: September 30

Liv and Grace report the latest School News.

Brook trout

First week of October brings changes to local fishing scene

The first week of October marks some significant changes in open fishing seasons here along the North Shore and on inland lakes.

Note the following seasons:

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