Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 17

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

Farmland

Points North: Minnesota Wildlife Habitat: Rent or Buy?

When you are young and getting started in the world, one of your first challenges is deciding whether to own or rent a place to live.


 

Walking around Lake Superior?

Bob talked Apr. 9 with naturalists/educators Mike Link and Kate Crowley about their Full Circle Superior Expedition, a journey on foot around 'the greatest lake." They set off Apr. 29.


baseball

Former MLB player Bob Fenwick talks baseball

In a local angle to the all-baseball edition of the show, Buck and Bob chatted with Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick about his major league baseball career. He played for the Astros and th


 

Play ball! Minnesota Twins director of public affairs visits The Roadhouse

Bob spoke April 2 with Kevin Smith, director of public affairs for the Minnesota Twins, about the upcoming season, the new outdoor stadium and all things baseball.


The Angry Trout Cafe has expanded/photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Several Grand Marais businesses expand

Visitors and residents alike may have noticed some changes to area businesses.


John McClure speaking to Tea Party group - photo by Carah Thomas

County Tea Party gathering held on courthouse steps

April 15 is the deadline day for Americans to pay their taxes. It’s has also become the day for tax protesters to hold Tea Party gatherings across the country.

Trail riding

First year review of county ATV ordinance is positive

Allowing All Terrain Vehicles on county gravel roads this past year has been a success.

Tornado captured by doppler radar--NOAA.jpg

Severe Weather Awareness Week begins April 19

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 19 through 23 this year, with the statewide tornado drills taking place on Thursday, April 22. Over 70 Minnesota co

Grand Marais Arts Festival

Summer activities on Grand Marais City Council agenda

Grand Marais City Councilors were presented with a number of actions that mean summer is just around the corner.

Ada's knitting bag

Of Woods and Words: Knitting: Nature or Nurture?

The other day I was in Duluth at one of the outdoor gear and apparel stores, poking through the selection of discounted wool socks when I overheard the conversation taking place at the checkout cou


Sen. Tom Saxhaug

New driver’s license may replace passports at border

If Sen. Tom Saxhaug has his way all you’ll need at the Minnesota-Ontario border crossing is a special driver’s license or ID card.

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