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Typical June weather, some sun and some rain

Cooler temps and on and off rain forecast for the front of this week.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Dean Melde (Mel-dee).


Poplar Lake near the entrance to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. All photos by Maggie Friedrichs

The role of forests in protecting North Shore waters

This is the third segment in a five-part series focusing on clean and sustainable water along Lake Superior’s North Shore.


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30th anniversary of the Superior Hiking Trail--celebration & reflection

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Superior Hiking Trail, a 310-mile footpath following the ridgeline above Lake Superior. Superior Hiking Trail Association Director Gayle Coyer chatted with Dick about creating and maintaining this local treasure. You can learn more about the Trail or get involved in the association here.


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The value of clean water along Minnesota's North Shore

Ingrid Lyons from Save the Boundary Waters shares her thoughts on the value of clean and sustainable water along Minnesota's North Shore.

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Top honor given to Split Rock lighthouse keeper

The manager of Split Rock Lighthouse along the North Shore was presented with a prestigious award recently.


Local Food on the North Shore of Lake Superior

The “Local Food on the North Shore of Lake Superior” project wishes to increase awareness and understanding of food sustainability in

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Local Food on the North Shore of Lake Superior

The “Local Food on the North Shore of Lake Superior” project wishes to increase awareness and understanding of food sustainability in general, and specifically of local resources, efforts,

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 11

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


Northern Sky: June 11 - 24

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


Clearwater Historic Lodge & Outfitters

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774 Clearwater Road
Grand Marais, MN 55604
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218-388-2254
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Solar panels find a welcome home on co-op's roof in Grand Marais

There are some new additions to the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op. And they come in the form of solar panels.


A Year in the Wilderness: June 10 - Moose and bugs

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.


The Red Canoe by Winslow Homer

Gus' Wild Side: A solo canoe

Gus tells about buying and traveling in a new "used" solo canoe.


Dave and Amy Freeman relax with Chef Lukas Leaf at camp on Rush Lake in the BWCAW. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

A reporter and a chef join Dave and Amy Freeman in the Boundary Waters

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs and Chef Lukas Leaf recently joined Dave and Amy Freeman at their camp on Rush Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


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