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ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 will again need to borrow as state sets aside aid

As a part of the agreement reached by Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders, the bills recently signed into law once again will use school districts to help balance the budget.


Jan Sivertson at a gallery opening

Third Thursday Community Conversation with local businesswoman Jan Sivertson

She’s been an active businesswoman for decades -- both in Cook County and Duluth.


Northwestern Ontario

Current Ontario Fire Conditions

The smoke you may smell is coming from fires in Northwest Ontario.


Vintage clock radio

Weekend News Roundup for July 23

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


Gunflint Canoe Races

Gunflint Canoe Races results

The annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races took place Wednesday evening, July 2oth, and raised $14,500 for the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department.


At Cascade River State Park

Heading North? State Parks are open

State parks along the shore began opening Thursday for the first time since the July 1 shutdown. Gooseberry Falls State Park opened its gates Thursday afternoon with camping resumed by evening.


ISD166 Superintend Beth Schwarz

Community center-school complex is a possibility

The ISD166 school board has passed an open ended motion which allows them to remain neutral toward a new community center, but open to considering the facility as a part of the school complex under th


Erosion along the Arrowhead Trail as the waters recede. Note the exposed  telephone cable.

Rains soak the shore, flood city and parts of Hovland

Heavy rains yesterday flooded parts of Grand Marais where the National Weather Service reported up to three inches fell in two hours.


Carol Christenson

Some relief ahead as cold front approaches

Hot. Humid. Rain and flooding – all a part of weather on the North Shore this week. And there’s more to come.