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Changes could be coming for State and Tribal court interaction

Tribal and State courts consider changes to better work together

A Minnesota Supreme Court advisory committee is reviewing the manner in which Minnesota courts recognize tribal court orders and judgments. A public hearing was held in St.

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Weekend News Roundup for April 1

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Spring burning restrictions are on. Illegal birch harvesting is on the increase.

Northern Sky: April 1 - 14

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

There are bold gray jays in the Wildersmith neighborhood

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: March 31

No foolin,' March is into the books! Out here in the Gunflint forest, segment three has been fickle to say the least. We’ve seen about all Mother Nature has to offer in terms of weather.

Trout Bay

Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect Big Trout Bay

The Nature Conservancy of Canada made a major land conservation announcement in Thunder Bay on Wednesday, March 29.

Fire restrictions begin

Spring burning restrictions begin in state

With warm temperatures, little to no snow and dry vegetation, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources started spring burning restrictions in parts of the state today.

Learning Life after Loss

Care Partners
1st Congregational Church
Tue, 04/25/2017 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Care Partners is continuing their Grief Group, led by Pastor Beth Benson of the 1st Congregational Church and Care Partners Volunteer Jack McHugh.

Mayor DeCoux

City discusses public restrooms and streetscape politics

The City of Grand Marais discussed restrooms, streetscape and community visioning. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


Early spring

Nice early spring weather this weekend

Temps in the 40’s during the day and no precip insight until maybe Tuesday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Miller.

West End News: March 30

This past Monday the Birch Grove Task Force reached an agreement.

State capitol

Governor candidate buzz intensifies at Capitol

As we get deeper into the legislative session, the buzz about governor candidates intensifies. There’s also action in most of the committees and of course, taxes.

Cook County Sheriffs Office squad car.jpg

A Look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from March 20th – March 26th. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

Aurora Borealis video by Travis Novitsky

Photographer Travis Novitsky recently shot this video of the northern lights near Thunder Bay, Ontario.


Dr. Seth Moore: Should wolves be reintroduced on Isle Royale?

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

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