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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 16

It hardly seems possible we are at the half-way point of September.


A special report on opioids on Reservations

Prior to the live Third Thursday broadcast WTIP aired a special report from AMPERS' Minnesota Native News: “Opioids in Minnesota Native Communities.”


Substance abuse is WTIP’s Thursday topic for September

Jacqueline Susann’s 1966 novel “Valley of the Dolls” was about substance abuse.

Superior National Forest Update: September 16

Hi.  This is Becky Bartol, environmental coordinator, with this week’s Superior National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of t

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City denies "grandfathered" rezoning issue

Zoning issues and setting a preliminary levy were Grand Marais City Council issues discussed this week.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

Rhonda Silence at the WTIP building in Grand Marais

Rhonda Silence to join WTIP news staff

Long time print editor Rhonda Silence is joining the WTIP North Shore Community Radio news staff.

Bull Moose Playing...

Big bull and little bull doing a little post rut sparing in Ocotober of 2015. These two were in a group of four bulls with a cow and calf not far away.

Early color

Weekend weather begins to feel like fall

It’s starting out to be a nice fall.

West End News: September 15

Last week I mentioned that Heath Ekstrom, Superior National Golf Pro and longtime Lutsen resident, was attempting to play 100 holes of golf on a single day.


Affordable housing discussed by county board

The local Economic Development Authority obtained five county owned tax forfeit lots in the city of Grand Marais that will be the site of affordable housing projects.

A Year in the Wilderness: September 13 - Winding down

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.

Belted kingfisher

North Woods Naturalist: Belted kingfishers

They’re blue and somewhat stocky and you’ll always see them around water.

Sam and Matthew Miltich

Radio Waves 2016: Thank you and highlights

WTIP's 9th annual Radio Waves Music Festival took place September 9 to 11, and what a weekend it was! A big thank-you to everyone who helped make the event a success.

Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

Commissioners struggle with high levy numbers

The county commissioners are grappling with high levy figures and how to make a half-percent sales tax increase for transportation.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the board’s chair H

Howard Hedstrom

Plan presented for assisted living facility

The Joint Economic Development Authority received a proposal from Spectrum Health for assisted living in Cook County as well as good news from the county to acquire work force housing property. &

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