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Deer in Winter

DNR explains why feeding deer in winter is a bad idea

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says feeding deer in the winter along the North Shore or anywhere in Cook County often starts with noble intentions, but it can be deadly for deer.


Grand Marais Rec Park

A boat house project was discussed at recent park board meeting

The Historical Society has approached the Park Board with an idea for the harbor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Manager Dave Tersteeg.


Hedstrom Lumber Company

Fire destroys boiler control room at Hedstrom Lumber

Cook County Law Enforcement received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire at Hedstrom Lumber Company just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4.


If Eye May in Studio A

If Eye May makes WTIP debut

A young Twin Cities band, If Eye May, made their WTIP debut recently and rocked The Roadhouse with great, original sound. The group has North Shore connections, and we can't wait to have them back. You can learn more about them here or on their Facebook page.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: February 7

General, Sofi, and Ruby report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news. 


Becky Rom of Ely is the national chair of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters

Boundary Waters advocate shares views against copper mining near BWCAW

Representative Rick Nolan and his stance and actions regarding copper-nickel mines in northeastern Minnesota have been generating headlines in recent weeks.


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Some Minnesota residents support copper mining near BWCAW

Community members in northeastern Minnesota have diverse opinions on the potential benefits of nonferrous metals mining.


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk: Lots of work ahead on the budget, tax bill and maybe the left over bonding bill

The Legislature is in full swing. Budget, a tax bill, transportation and maybe resurrecting the bonding bill. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Senate Minority Leader Tom Bakk.


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Are annoying words your 'bete noire'? Then you'll like LSSU's 42nd annual list of banished words!

The wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have been busy compiling nominations and votes for their annual "List of Words Banished from the Queen's Engligh for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness." As in years past, we checked in with John Shibley of the university's PR department to learn what really annoyed the heck out of everyone this time. You can see the whole list, as well as banished words from the past 41 years, here


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