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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.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill explains his special session votes

The Minnesota Legislature met Tuesday into Wednesday morning in a special session to pass the budget agreement reached by Governor Dayton and the Republican leadership.


Night Sky

Tips and tricks for night sky observation

With its limited light pollution, the North Shore is a great place to observe the night sky.


Minnesota State Capitol

Special session starts at 3 p.m. today

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has called a special legislative session in the hope of ending the state's nearly three-week government shutdown.


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