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Deer tick

Deer tick collection in process at clinic

It’s deer tick season and these are the ticks that carry Lyme Disease. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoken with Dr. Sandy Stover about the deer tick collection at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic.


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National climate change strategy in the works

From the Arctic to the Everglades, impacts like rising sea levels, warmer temperatures, loss of sea ice, and changing precipitation patterns are affecting the species Americans care about, the se


Lunch break on the hooklines

Artist Open House features Howard Sivertson

Artist Open House is a series of features on local artists in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this profile on one of the North Shore’s best known painters, Howard Sivertson


Hail in the grass

Heavy weather hits the shore Tuesday

We had some impressive thunderstorms roll along the North Shore early Tuesday, and then again later in the day.


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Northbound I-35 in Duluth to close overnight June 13 for beam setting

Northbound Interstate 35 will close from 11:59 p.m., Monday, June 13, to 5 a.m., Tuesday, June 14, as crews set beams for the new paper mill bridge.


Gray wolf

Wolf delisting meeting in Grand Rapids June 14

An informational meeting will be held at Itasca Community College about the proposed delisting of the gray wolf in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with U.S.


Fentanyl patch

Charges brought in care center narcotics theft

The Minnesota Hospital Association and state Health Department are organizing a coalition of hospitals and licensing boards to identify and close loopholes in drug-handling protocols that make it easi


Grand Marais harbor aerial view - photo courtesy Harbor Friends

Harbor Friends looking for a home for Outdoor Classroom Program

The Outdoor Classroom Program is a natural history field guide series centered on the Grand Marais harbor.  It was funded mainly through an $80,000 matching grant from Minneso


Jack pine cone

Superior National Forest is purchasing jack pine cones

The Superior National Forest is purchasing native jack pine cones now through July 1. Collected seeds will support reforestation efforts in northeastern forests.


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Weekend News Roundup for June 4

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