Local News

Gray wolf

Final: Feds to delist Great Lakes wolves

The U.S government formally announced its move to end federal wolf protection in the western Great Lakes region by the end of the year.


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Summer has arrived at the Grand Marais Rec Park

Rec Park Manager Dave Tersteeg was in the studio Wednesday morning.


For Rent sign

Many Cook County renters can’t afford the tab

According to a new study, Minnesota ranks at the bottom of 12 Midwest states for affordable rent. In Cook County 40 percent of renters are probably paying more than they can afford.


National Weather Service

Spring is taking its time arriving

North Shore weather continues to look like something other than spring.


Wrecked airplane

Weekend emergency drill recounted

This past weekend was the 22nd Annual Emergency Services Conference and it was a full scale drill.


Walleye

Fish testing in major walleye lakes show low PFC levels

Fish tested in nine of Minnesota's 10 largest walleye lakes had levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate that were either very low or undetectable, suggesting those lakes have very little or no contaminati


Grass fire

DNR adds Cook County to list of burning restrictions

Burning restrictions for Cook, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, and the remainder of St. Louis County went into effect May 2, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Hotel

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for March were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


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Weekend News Roundup for April 30

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


Camping in the woods

BWCAW permits required starting Sunday

Beginning May 1, fee permits are required to enter the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.