Local News

Fall colors along a stream

Fall color predicted to be vivid

According to the Department of Natural Resources, fall colors typically peak between mid-September and early October in the northern third of the state.


Burn-out fire

Pagami Lake Fire Update: smoke over Hwy. 61

Today, crews on the Pagami Creek Fire are focused on securing the fire line and identifying hazards that could make their work more challenging.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather looks good for Radio Waves

The overnight cold snap appears to over for the time being and there will be nice sunny weather for Radio Waves Music Festival.


Invasive species like the sea lamprey can cause significant environmental and economic damage.

EPA Awards $400,000 to University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program

The U.S.Environmental Protection Agency recently announced that University of Minnesota Sea Grant Program is receiving a $400,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant.  The money will


Lake Superior logo

Lake Superior Forum to address water quality and sustainability on Lake Superior’s North Shore

Ashland, Wisconsin --- Lake Superior offers many things to those who live by her shores and to visitors who travel from around the world to experience the magnificence of the largest freshwater lake o


The summer star triangle: Vega, Deneb and Altair

Northern Sky: Harvest Moon, Asterisms & More

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota. She writes the monthly Minnesota Starwatch column.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for Sept. 3

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


Moose in Superior National Forest

Report: Moose may decline faster than originally thought

Minnesota’s stressed moose population could all but disappear within a decade, much faster than previously estimated, if the current rate of decline continues.


Mayor Larry Carlson

City OKs pool negotiations with county

Grand Marais will work with the county to end the pool impasse so the community center project can go forward…but not everyone’s in favor of that.


Forest Service

Crews monitoring 130-acre forest fire near Ely

A lightning-sparked fire in the BWCAW now being monitored by firefighters has grown to 130 arcres.