Local News

New programs offered at YMCA's Winter II Session

From log rolling to soccer to triathlon training, the Cook County YMCA offers many programs during their Winter II Session. WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Emily Marshall and Michaela Buchheit of


Great Decisions meeting: Human Trafficking in the 21st Century, February 19th

The Great Decisions discussion group invites you to bring your questions, perspectives and ideas to this month’s discussion about human trafficking.  North Shore Morning host Julie Carlson&


Pincushion Mountain Chalet

Pincushion Mountain Festival Changed Due to Cold Weather Forecast

The Pincushion Mountain Winter Festival events have been changed and restructured due to the severe weather forecast. The Y-Ski spaghetti feed will still be held Friday, February 13th at 5:30 at


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

Report from recent City Council meeting

Various topics were discussed at the recent City Council meeting.  WTIPs Gary Atwood spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux.


Large-scale animal feeding operation proposed for the Lake Superior basin

Bayfield County in northwestern Wisconsin is the proposed site of a large-scale concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) – with possible impacts on Lake Superior and its watershed.


On the Nature of Teaching: Explaining

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Howard Hedstrom

Over 250 county residents used fuel assistance

The EDA’s housing survey is in and so are AEOA figures for fuel assistance. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Howard Hedstrom


Commissioner Frank Moe

County considers possible road takeovers from USFS

Among other topics, trails and roads were discussed at this week’s county board meeting. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke county commissioner Frank Moe.


Soil and Water

Long range water plan public input sought

The Cook and Lake counties soil and water folks are looking for your input to help craft a 10-year water resources plan.


Home Ownership Program offered through AEOA

Potential home buyers can find assistance through the AEOA’s Home Ownership Program.