Herbert Hoover listening to radio


Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Nick Wharton

On the farm in Cook County

Agriculture is hardly the first thing folks think of when they picture Cook County. In fact, many people think the cold climate and difficult soil make it almost impossible to grow food here, but all that doesn’t stop Nick Wharton and his family from trying. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson has this report from our ongoing series on homesteading in Cook County.

Voting booths

Filing continues for candidates facing primary election

The 2010 Primary Election filing period continues through Tuesday, June 1st.  

Gray jay

Field Notes: Gray jay

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Fri

The Gunflint Trail

"60 mile garage and yard sale" this Saturday

The First Annual Gunflint Trail Trash & Treasure Day is this Saturday, May 29. 

Mallard ducklings

Magnetic North: Wisdom from the beaks of birds

Welcome back to Magnetic North, a place that people who absolutely, positively HATE hot call the best place on earth...usually.  This past week, temperatures inch

Rhubarb pie

Of Woods and Words: A Tale of Two Pies

When in the kitchen, many people strive to get their recipes tasting just as good as Grandma’s.

Aspen stand

Wildersmith May 27

The woods are in the midst of the “full flower” moon as May winds down.


Points North: Latest Game and Fish bill sets new low

When I was a kid growing up in Duluth, we often went fishing at Fish Lake, a Minnesota Power reservoir located just outside of town.

Grand Marais City Hall

City takes another hit in Local Government Aid

Grand Marais city counselors held a work session prior to their regular meeting Wednesday, and the news wasn’t good.

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