Local News

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.


Community Center Option One

Putting ‘Community’ in the Community Center,” the July First Thursday Community Conversation.

The July 7 First Thursday Community Conversation broadcast featured information, questions and comments on the proposed community center project.


Minnesota State Capitol

Many Northland legislators continue to collect paychecks during shutdown

It is 10 days and counting for the shutdown of Minnesota state government, making it the longest of any in recent history.


Vintage radio poster

Weekend News Roundup for July 9

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


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Busy Month, Busy Fourth of July

Calls to the Cook County Sheriff's office are running ahead of the average. Sheriff Mark Falk says it was a busy Fourth of July and the past month was also active.


Dave Tersteeg

Grand Marais Rec Park fills as state parks stay shuttered

The Grand Marais Recreation Park is usually a busy place in summer.-- this month even more than ever. The reason is the government shutdown that has closed all of Minnesota’s state parks.


Road work

Work begins on CSAH 8

The Cook County Highway Department announced this morning that reconstruction on the section of County State Aid Hwy 8 from one half-mile south of CSAH 18 to the Airport Road began today.