Howling wolf. Photo: Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

State pushes for de-listing wolves from Endangered Species list

The Department of Natural Resources Wednesday submitted a formal petition to the U.S.


Cook County Conversations

Boreal Access changes community blog location

The Boreal Access homepage looks different. The “Cook County Conversations” online forum is no longer positioned under the WTIP and News-Herald headlines.


Commissioner Bob Fenwick

Fenwick to spearhead board role in Community Center planning

Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick Tuesday asked his fellow board members to allow him to take a lead role in planning for the new community center/pool project.


Mike Prom gets his head shaved to support the cause

Mush for a Cure raises $30,000 for breast cancer

This year’s annual Mush for a Cure Sled Dog Fundraiser, March 12-13, raised more than $30,000.  Of that amount, organizers say that a minimum of $28,000 will go to the National Breast Ca


GTHS Vice President Fred Smith watches as Ada Igoe signs on as Chik-Wauk site manager

Site manager hired for Chik-Wauk

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society announced the hiring of a site manager for the Chik-Wauk Museum, scheduled to open July 4.


Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

Familiar clues for tree tappers and wolves begin to court

We can’t feel it, but trees give off energy that melts the snow from their bases, creating tree wells. Early spring is also time for wolf mating.


 

Tyler Howell makes his musical radio debut

Bob and Ann hosted Tyler Howell, Grand Marais resident and WTIP volunteer, Mar. 12 as he made his radio debut singing and playing guitar. He was accompanied by local musician Russ Viton.


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Weekend Art News

Lots of fun stuff to do this weekend including Sivertson Gallery's 10th annual Inuit Premiere, which opens today (Saturday) and the Mush for the Cure events at Trail Center.


Nina Segalowitz & Lydia Etok in the WTIP studio

Inuit throat singers continue ancient tradition

The Inuit Premiere is being held this weekend at the Sivertson Gallery and the North House Folk School in Grand Marais.


Mayor Sue Hakes

Mayor discusses EDA woes

At Wednesday’s Grand Marais City Council meeting, Mayor Sue Hakes told the council the group formed to look into alleviating the financial problems of the Economic Development Authority, of w


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