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Commissioners to turn over all correspondence regarding controversial resolution

A public-information request has been made from a member of the Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus for all of the Cook County Commissioners to turn over any emails, text messages, and social media con

Spiny waterflea

Spiny waterfleas disrupt the ecology of area lakes

It’s a tiny organism that’s infiltrated many Minnesota lakes causing large disruptions in the aquatic biomass even here in Cook County.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with aqu

Matthew Schmidt and Erin Altemus

Familiar faces bring changes to Camp Menogyn

YMCA Camp Menogyn up the Gunflint Trail has some changes to the management staff.

Dental care

Dental care as part of a total health picture

Dental care is an important part of the concept of total health care.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde and health care foundation director Karl Hansen about an

Milt Powell

Artist Jan Attridge: painting people of Cook County

Painter Jan Attridge has been doing portraits of Cook County people working at their work and sharing their lives with their pets.

Lake Superior

LSProject: Water levels tell a story in Lake Superior

Lake Superior is up two inches in April from where it was in 2015. What does this mean on bigger scope and why are water levels important in Lake Superior?

Kristin Wharton and Kim Knutson

Growing Health Through Food

Join Host Kristin Wharton for lively and informative conversations about food and health.

Silver Bay

Bent Paddle beer ban continues to stir issues in Silver Bay

The issue of Bent Paddle Beer being removed from the city-owned liquor store in Silver Bay continues to stir controversy. This time, it comes in the form of a new fire truck.

Forest (Travis Novitsky)

'Walleye' cover story focuses on boreal forest and climate change

Dr. Julee Boan, who is a wildlife official from Thunder bay and is also the author of the cover story for the April issue of the Walleye. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with Dr.

Radio Craft magazine

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 16

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Northern Sky: April 16 - 29

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

A Year in the Wilderness: April 15 - Saganaga at last

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.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 15

There’s hope for serious spring-like temperatures as this week’s Gunflint scoop comes your way.

Mark Norquist in the BWCAW while filming "Fish Out of Water"

Minnesota filmmaker wins 'Sigurd F. Olson Award'

Minnesota filmmaker and outdoor advocate Mark Norquist was recently presented the Sigurd F. Olson Award by the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers organization.

Great Expectations

School News from Great Expectations: April 14

Doran and Trevor report the latest School News.

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