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Carol Christenson, National Weather Service -- Duluth

Weather Talk with Carol Christenson

Tornadoes in North Minneapolis, frost in the North Shore forecast. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this interview with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Sen. Klobuchar on tourism in Minnesota and tornado damage in North Minneapolis

Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen Tuesday morning on “Daybreak”.


Rep. David Dill

No budget in sight on last day of session

The final day of the Minnesota legislative session has arrived but there's no sign that Gov. Mark Dayton and GOP majorities are anywhere close to a deal on the state budget.


Grand Marais Library

Library move is getting closer

The Grand Marais Library is just a couple of weeks away from moving to a temporary location while the building is being renovated and expanded. WTIP's Jay Andersen has this report.


Radio listener

Weekend News Roundup for May 21

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Shore Theater comes down in Grand Marais/photo by Stephan Hoglund

Old Shore Theater building comes down

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being dismantled. Once a movie house, it closed sometime in the late sixties to early seventies and has been vacant for many years.


Gentlemen Hall

Cook County native Jacob Schmidt's band wins Billboard magazine's Battle of the Bands

Musician and Cook County native Jacob Schmidt is part of the band “Gentlemen Hall,” which just won the first ever Billboard magazine Battle of the Bands in Las Vegas.


Scott Anfinson at Stonehenge

State archaelogists to map historical sites using remote sensing technology

The state of Minnesota has begun using remote sensing technology to find and map state archaeological sites by airplane, including along the North Shore.


Peter Monkres

Third Thursday features Peter Monkres

After 42 years in the ministry and 13 years leading First Congregational United Church of Christ in Grand Marais, Peter Monkres is retiring.