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Black bear with cubs/National Park Service

DNR warns homeowners that bears are waking up

State wildlife officials are reminding homeowners that Wisconsin's bears are waking up — and they're hungry.

Washed out road/U.S. Forest Service

Drivers urged to use care on Superior National Forest roads

The U.S. Forest Service says drivers should be careful using roads in the Superior National Forest this spring.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to settle on Admin cuts options to present at public meetings

The ISD166 school board is a step closer to deciding on options for reducing administrative costs at Cook County Schools.


ElderNomics Minnesota highlights economic struggles of seniors

More than 13 million older adults in America are economically insecure. They live one bad break, one accident, or one layoff away from economic disaster.

Vintage radio listener

Weekend News Roundup for April 16

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

Grand Marais Public Library

Rumor untrue! Library WILL NOT close during expansion

The rumor that the Grand Marais Public Library will close for five months while renovation and new construction is going on is false.

Wild rice lake: MnDNR

Rep. Dill defends changing sulfate limits in wild rice waters

The debate over protecting wild rice waters and increasing non-ferrous mining is in the courts as well as in Minnesota’s House of Representatives. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report

Mayor Larry Carlson

Grand Marais looking for volunteer firemen

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson reports the city’s fire department could use a few more firefighters.

Tod Sylvester addresses the EDA board, Tuesday, April 12, 2011.

Amid heated public comments EDA votes to hire golf course manager

The Joint Economic Development Authority Tuesday voted to offer the new general manager’s job at Superior National Golf Course to Bob Fenwick.