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Great Lakes ore boat

Great Lakes research center gets study grant

A Twin Ports research institute will study environmental issues facing shipping and Great Lakes marine transportation under a five-year agreement with the federal government.


Lonnie at the headwall

Dupre suffers minor frostbite on Denali

Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre suffered minor frostbite on six fingers Monday after carrying supplies to the top of an 800-foot slope on Alaska’s Mount McKinley.


National Weather Service

Mild weather to continue into new year

It’s been the warmest and driest December in many years in the Arrowhead.


Motel room

Lodging tax revenues for 2011 continue upward trend over 2010

Lodging tax revenues for November were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


Split Rock Lighthouse

Split Rock camping to expand

Split Rock Lighthouse State Park is getting closer to finishing plans to expand its campground from 24 sites to more than 100.


Lonnie Dupre

Lonnie is on the Mountain and climbing

Lonnie Dupre, the adventurer from Grand Marais, is making steady progress toward the summit of Mount McKinley, according to his base team.


1930's radio listeners

Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 31

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


Gray wolf

Gray wolf hunting season could happen fall of 2012

On January 27, the gray wolf will officially leave the endangered species list. As early as fall of 2012, there could be a new wolf hunting season in Minnesota.


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Two Anishinaabe stations join AMPERS

Radio stations owned by the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe and the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa have joined teh Association of Minnesota Public Educational Radio Stations.


Flames

Portage man dies in house fire

A 29 year old Grand Portage man has died in a house fire in Grand Portage. The fire was reported to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 11:40 p.m., Dec. 28.