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Tom Kaffine

The wilderness is wet and muddy

The portages are muddy, the lakes and streams are high and safety in the wilderness is a concern.


Carrots from a container garden

Container Gardening may be the answer for local growers

Clay soil, rock and a short growing season are three reasons why gardeners may choose containers for planting.


Sheriff Falk

Sheriff talks about GPS Boundary Waters rescue

A Boundary Waters rescue was made with the help of a GPS device. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Mark Falk  about law enforcement activities for the month of May.


Zebra mussels

Aquatic Invasive Species public info session set for June 6

A public information meeting to explore the potential impact of Aquatic Invasive Species on the Gunflint Trail region's lakes and fishing will be held at 4 PM, Wednesday, June 6 at the Hungry Jack Lod


Birder Laura Erickson's dog "Photon" in Superior

Swimming in Superior: warmer, sooner

Swimmers may be able to remain in Lake Superior a few minutes longer and perhaps earlier than usual this year – that, according to a report in today’s Minneapolis StarTribune.


Joe Zellner

Zellner wins kayak race

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A Minnesota man won the South Dakota Kayak Challenge on the Missouri River over the holiday weekend.


Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold documentary showing Thursday

The movie "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time" is set to show at 7 p.m.  Thursday, May 31st, at North House Folk School in Grand Marais


Cascade River

Weather stays wet for a while

The week ahead holds more rain, but dries up a little mid-week, but the temps are not scorchers.  WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Frosig.


Broadband networks

Broadband update with Joe Butweiler

Arrowhead Electric Coop is about to start this year’s fiber optic construction. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Arrowhead’s Joe Butweiler about broadband progress.


Anna Deschampe

Grand Portage State Park ready for Memorial weekend

The river is running fast over the high falls and Grand Portage State Park is ready for Memorial Day weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Naturalist Anna Deschampe.