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Dee Brust (left) and Kerri Joy of SisterTree

SisterTree Live on WTIP

SisterTree is a celtic folk duo from Minneapolis featuring Dee Brust on guitar and Kerri Joy on fiddle.


Arson confirmed in Hovland house fire

A preliminary investigation by the Minnesota State Fire Marshal in conjunction with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed the cause of the residential structure fire that occurred in th

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Free Thanksgiving meal served in Grand Marais

The First Congregational Church is hosting the 44th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, Nov. 23 starting at 1 p.m.

courtesy Jon Turk

Author, adventurer, explorer Jon Turk visits The Roadhouse

Jon Turk was this year's featured speaker at North House Folk School's Winterers' Gathering. He dropped by the studio to chat with CJ about our human disconnect from nature, communicating with animals, and much more. 

North Shore Health

North Shore Health administrator talks ongoing construction

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad about ongoing construction, flu shots, and more from the latest board meeting.

Cook County Board of Commissioners

Cook County to hold Truth in Taxation meeting Nov. 27

The Cook County Board of Commissioners and county staff will hold a Truth in Taxation meeting Monday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. in the commissioners’ room at the courthouse.

courtesy U of MN College of Science & Engineering

U of MN students win the Bayer-Big Ten Alka Rocket challenge

Engineering students at the U of MN took a classic science experiment a bit further to win a $25,000 prize and a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records. Student and rocket team leader Kevin Schrader joined Dave to share the story of winning the Bayer-Big Ten Alka Rocket Challenge with a super-lightweight rocket, powered by fizzy tablets. 


Talking turkey with a Butterball expert--get all the tips to make your best turkey ever

Just in time! Christopher Clem, Butterball Turkey Talk Line expert, joined Dave to talk all things turkey--thawing, stuffing, portion size per person, and much more. You can find lots more info on their website, or call the hotline (til Dec. 24) at 1-800-288-8372. They've got live chat and texting service, too.

Volunteer drivers needed

Senior Rides Program
Sun, 12/31/2017 (All day)


Grand Marais Writers’ Guild December 21

Grand Marais Public Library
Thu, 12/21/2017 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Plucked Up String Band in Studio A

Plucked Up String Band in the house for member drive

Local faves the Plucked Up String Band (Will Moore, bass; Matt Nesheim, banjo; Elliot Noyce, mandolin; Amanda Hand, guitar; Bill Hansen, dobro) joined the Roadhouse crew during membership drive to up the energy and get people pledging. Go to their new website here for more info, including upcoming performances.

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for November 18

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Former Health and Human Services Director’s trial moved to Lake County. Sen.

Minnesota State Patrol

Armored truck crashes in Tofte

An armored truck attempted to pass another vehicle on Highway 61 near Tofte on Friday afternoon, November 17, and ended up going off the road.

ISD 166 campus

School board approves superintendent contract for 2018

The ISD 166 school board met November 16 and tackled a very long agenda.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint November 17

WTIP News     November 17, 2017     Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith

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