Tom Bettenhausen lives half way up the Gunflint Trail and he’s been hooked on Citizens Band Radio since his teens. Now he’s using his hobby to help out in emergencies.
The United States currently imports upwards of 80 percent of its palladium/platinum, over 80 percent of its cobalt, 60 percent of its nickel and 40 percent of its copper.
The Birch Grove Center at Birch Grove School offers lots of events to the West End community. A great one is skating at night under the lights on the Birch Grove rink.
Life along the upper Trail remains seasonal in one aspect and puny in another. The past week found the region again hunkered down amidst its usual sub-zero character.
Burning trash at home is a serious threat to public health and the environment. It has been illegal in Minnesota since 1969, but is still a common practice in rural areas.
WTIP reaches beyond the airwaves, embracing our role in the community and using our position as a trusted community asset to increase the well-being of the area.
U.S. Senator Klobuchar will travel throughout Minnesota the week of January 11 to highlight the job creation potential of energy efficiency and homegrown energy, especially with small businesses.
A new year and new decade is upon us. As Cook County businesses and institutions emerge from 2009, they face both major challenges and opportunities.
The week of Jan. 10 – 16 is Snowmobile Safety Week, and a snowmobile death in Carlton County Saturday prompts several reminders about sled safety from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a report on the condition of the nation’s lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. The National Lakes Assessment (NLA) is the first ever base
Pete Kavanaugh and Eric Meyers, members of the Pete K Group which performs at the GunFlint Tavern this weekend, played a session on WTIP's The Roadhouse on Friday night.