Local News

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather: snow on the way

Unfortunately winter still insists upon staying onstage, even though spring is supposed to be waiting in the wings.


WTIP

WTIP wins four AP news awards

Winners in the 2013 Minnesota Associated Press Broadcasters news contest have been announced. WTIP will take home four at the Midwest Journalism Conference in Bloomington on March 28.


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Weekend News Roundup for March 15

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The public, the EPA and DNR all weighed in on a couple of different mining projects.


"Powerful Tools" Provided for Caregivers

It's important for caregivers to develop coping strategies and learn about tools available to take care of themselves.  Care Partners of Cook County will offer "Powerful Tools for Caregi


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill weighs in on House tax bill

The Minnesota House has passed a $500 million package of tax cuts and repeals. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. David Dill.

 


Fruit Salad

Eat for a Good Cause At Cook County Schools Fundraiser

The Cook County Education Foundation hosts the 11th Annual ‘Enriching Academics Through Sustenance’ fund raising event.  Better known as ‘E.A.T.S’, the event is Thurs

Kids and radio

Weekend News Roundup for March 8

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. A new oil pipeline is proposed. The MPCA hedges on OKing copper mining water runoff.


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North Shore forest restoration on WTIP’s First Thursday

The composition of the forest we see as we drive along the North Shore has experienced dramatic changes -- and not always for the better.


Emerald Ash Borer

Forest Pest Detection Training in Cook County

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the introduction and spread of invasive species across the county.   Early detection is especially important, and forest pest detector tra


Reverend Beth Benson

Meet the New Pastor in Grand Marais

Reverend Beth Benson is new to the community; and she looks forward to meeting you.  WTIP host Mary Manning learns more in this interview.