Local News

Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff reminds residents -- visitors are on their way, so is increased traffic

In his monthly report, Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk talked with WTIP’s Jay Andersen about gun permits, summer traffic, graduation and upcoming bike events.


National Weather Service

Tornado in Lake County this past weekend

Believe it or not a weak tornado blew through north of Silver Bay overb the weekend.


Prof. Randel Hanson and students are working to win a community orchard for Duluth

UMD renovates old apple orchard in Duluth

Duluth is vying to win a community apple orchard, and they need the public’s help to get it. Randel Hanson is with UMD’s Department of Geographical Sciences.


Agriculture and expanding population along the shore are two of the biggest issues facing Lake Superior's health

Dr. Gerald Niemi on linkage between landscapes and coastal ecosystems

More than 600 freshwater scientists from around the world are in Duluth this week for a conference called “Big lakes, Big world.” It’s the 54th International Conference on Great Lake


Black bear

Computer error causes re-run of bear hunt lottery

Bear hunters will have to wait a little longer to find out if they've been given a Minnesota bear hunting permit for 2011.


Old wooden radio

Weekend News Roundup for May 28

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


The Great Lakes face many problems--including climate change, invasive species, contaminants and more

Duluth conference to look at major issues facing the Great Lakes

More than 600 freshwater scientists from around the world will be in Duluth next week for a conference called “Big lakes, Big world.”


Old projector at the Shore Theater in Grand Marais - photo by Stephen Hoglund

Memories of the Shore Theater - Rick Anderson

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being demolished.  The theater opened in 1937 and sat 310 people.  Once a movie house, it closed in the late sixties and has s


Taking Down the Old Theater/Stephan Hoglund

Buck Benson remembers the old Shore Theater

The old Shore Theater building in downtown Grand Marais is being dismantled.


Community Center site plan

Commissioners agree to support new community center – with caveats

The purpose of their May 24 work session was for the county commissioners to agree to support – or not – proceeding with planning for a new community center.