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Forest road

Funds slowly drying up to maintain USFS roads

The hundreds of miles of U.S.Forest Service roads in Cook County are in danger of becomming harder to drive and less safe for visitors and locals alike.


Early radio

Weekend News Roundup for May 10

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff Falk to take early retirement

Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk has decided to retire June 30 instead of waiting until his term is completed. Falk previously announced he was not seeking reelection.


Northern 2 by Mary Leikvold

Printmaking Intensive: Seeing Possiblitites

MCAD instructor and printmaker Mary Leikvold will be teaching at the Grand Marais Art Colony May 29th through June 1st.


Photo by Linda via Flickr.

ATV Safety Instructor Chuck Silence talks about the upcoming DNR Youth ATV Safety Training Course

During the month of May, the DNR holds a Youth ATV Safety Training Course for students from the ages of 12-15.


Flowing stream

Weather: cool with showers

Week ahead looks cool and the melt will continue to be slow – which is a good thing. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Steve Gohde.


Radio dog

Weekend News Roundup for May 3

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Birch Grove Community School

Gala for the Grove: A Fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School

On May 17, the fourth annual "Gala for the Grove" will take place at Surfside in Tofte. The auction held at the gala is a fundraiser for Birch Grove Community School.


Rita Plourde

Clinic administrator reviews recent board activity

Affordable Care Act enrollments are up ND IT’S Move it in May month. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde.


Peter Smerud

Wolf Ridge director discusses fish passage culverts

A fish passage culvert is good for fish, good for invertebrates and an excellent learning experience for the kids visiting Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center.