Maple Hill School

Moments in Time: Herb Hedstrom and Maple Hill School

In this edition of WTIP's ongoing historical series, Moments in Time, we will talk with Herb Hedstrom, a life-long Cook County resident.&n

River Otter

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 4

No foolin’, it’s April!  As the keying of this week's scoop began filling the monitor screen, the weather guessers were predicting another swipe from “old man winter.”


Sarah Laskow

Why we love online quizzes

Versatile New York-based freelance writ


Schroeder Township Monthly Meeting

Who: 
Schroeder Township Board of Supervisors
Where: 
Schroeder Town Hall, 124 Cramer Rd
When: 
Mon, 05/12/2014 - 7:00pm

The regular monthly meeting of the Schroeder Township Board of Supervisors has been rescheduled for the month of May.  The meeting will be Monday May 12th at 7pm at the town hall.&nbsp

"Trail Partners" Important to Forest Service

Trail Partners/Volunteers are important for maintenance of USDA Forest Service trails, especially with the plentiful snow that the area experien


Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: April 8

Kalina and Trina report the latest School News.


"Gala for the Grove"

Who: 
Birch Grove Community School
Where: 
Surfside on Lake Superior, Tofte
When: 
Sat, 05/17/2014 - 5:00pm

"Gala for the Grove," a semi-formal event benefitting Birch Grove Community School, will be held in the Lakeside Ballroom at Surfside on Lake Superior, on Saturday, May 17, startin

"Beyond the Light Switch"

Who: 
Cook County Local Energy Project
Where: 
North House Folk School, Grand Marais
When: 
Thu, 05/01/2014 - 7:00pm

As part of North House Folk School Sustainability Symposium, the Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP) is sponsoring the film "Beyond the Light Switch," on Thursday, May&nb

Great Decisions meeting to discuss "Food and Climate"

Who: 
Eric & Virginia Reiner
Where: 
Cook County Community Center, Grand Marais
When: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

The next Great Decisions meeting will be held on Thursday, April 17, from noon to 1:30 pm at the Cook County Community Center, 317 West 5th Street, Grand Marais.  Eric & Virginia Reiner will

Proud Father, Colin, the Cochin Frizzle Banty

Magnetic North: April 8

Welcome back to Magnetic North, now into our second official week of spring (according to the calendar anyway).


Walleye spearing. Photo - La Crosse Tribune

Fond du Lac to spear walleyes in Cook County

The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa has declared 13 lakes in Northeastern Minnesota where its band members will spear walleyes this spring.


burning brush pile

DNR: Burn brush while snow is still on the ground

Even though there’s plenty of snow on the ground now, in a week or two we could be seeing a lot less of it.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Spring weather on tap for the week

Just when we need it the most, spring weather will show up this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart..


Hood Merganser (Lophodytes cucullatus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: April 5th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


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