Local News

Finland Coop mural installation

Finland Cooperative Store completes new mural

Folks driving down the hill into Finland on Hwy 1 will notice a big change on the side of the Finland Co-op store – a new mural has been completed.


Canadian boreal wildfire

Smell smoke? It’s Ontario!

If you’re smelling smoke in Cook County this week, it’s blowing down from huge wildfires burning to the north.


Gov. Karl Rolvaag

Pastor Kris Garey talks about her governor father

Kristin Garey is pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland. Her father was the 31st governor of Minnesota, Karl Rolvaag and her grandfather was a famous Norwegian immigrant novelist.


Vintage rocket radio

Weekend News Roundup for July 16

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


Gunflint Trail - photo courtesy info@gunflint-trail.com

Lima Green Project field trip Monday

The Forest Service is currently accepting public comments on a proposal for forest vegetation management in the mid Gunflint Trail area.  The Lima Green Project area encompasses nearly 49,000 acr


MayorLarry Carlson

State shutdown could impact Fishermen's Picnic

The state government shutdown is hitting close to home. Fishermen’s Picnic is just around the corner.


Logo

Community Fund announces 2011 awards

The Cook County Community Fund has granted more than $11,000 to nonprofit organizations in Cook County for 2011.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill says budget negotiations are stalled

The state government shutdown is entering its third week and there is still no end in sight. District 6-A Rep. David Dill called this morning on his way out of St.


Carol Christenson

Weather report: summer forecast and summer clouds

Summer fair weather is with us for a while, though there may be showers this weekend.


At Isle Royale. Photo: Minnesota Sea Grant

Report highlights effects of climate change on Great Lakes parks

Climate change is already damaging the fragile ecosystems of major national parks near Minnesota and throughout the rest of Great Lakes area.