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Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 9

One full September week is into the books for Gunflint Country, and all is well. The color of autumn is increasing with each passing day.

Superior National Forest Update: September 9

Hi. This is Tom McCann, resource information specialist, with this week’s National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of the Forest.

A young person and a very young person embarking on a BWCA Wilderness canoe trip.

West End News: September 8

A picture in the Cook County News Herald really caught my eye last week.

Radio Waves Music Festival

Radio Waves weather will be cool and pleasant

Radio Waves weekend will be a little cooler, humidity will be less but there are some showers in the forecast.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol C

Vote Yes Committee

"Vote Yes" committee members talk about the November ballot issues

Two questions on school district funding will be on the ballot this November 8.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with “Vote Yes” committee members Karina Roth and Michael McHugh.

Derek Smith

Derek Smith thrives on music in New Zealand

Derek Smith has been absent from the Cook County music scene for the last year or so, having packed up and left for New Zealand to start a new life from scratch.

1010 Interiors celebrates 25 years of operation

1010 Interiors is a local design company that has done complete interiors for many North Shore homes and local businesses.

Dave Tersteeg

Park manager says it remains busy by the lake

Business remains brisk at the Grand Marais Rec Park, and it’s expected to remain that way well into the leaf season.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.

Lake Superior waves

Is the Earth really running out of water? A better way to measure water scarcity

We've all heard the Earth is running out of water... but how is that measured? Is there a better way to gauge water scarcity? Dr. Kate Brauman thinks so. She's lead scientist for the Global Water Initiative at the Institute on the Environment at the U of MN. She talked with Dick about her ideas on more accurate and useful ways to determine water scarcity.

Six Cook County cyclists are traveling across Central and Eastern Europe

Cook County cyclists head to Prague for six-week adventure

Six Cook County residents flew out of Thunder Bay on Sept. 1 heading to Prague for a bicycle adventure of a lifetime.

Beth Hillenbrand (left), Janice Yee and Nicole Wozniak relax at Caribou Lake. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Trio from Chicago discover the joys of paddling the Boundary Waters

Labor Day Weekend and at least the two months that preceded it are the peaks of recreation in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Northern Sky: September 3-16

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

NHFS instructor Tom Healy (left)

North House and GTHS team up to build new Chik Wauk boathouse

Two Cook County organizations dedicated to preserving tradition, the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and North House Folk School, joined forces to construct a new boathouse building for Ch

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