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North Shore Health - Amy Lacina talks about hospital construction

WTIP Volunteer Tina Krauz covers the progress on the renovations at the North Shore Hospital and Care Center. In this installment Tina talks with Amy Lacina about construction at the hospital.

The SplinterTones' new CD

Local faves the SplinterTones release new CD

Local favorites the SplinterTones are just out with a new CD of their delightful, eclectic music. Four of the band's members--Leah Thomas, Liz Sivertson, John Gruber, and Max Bichel--stopped by The Roadhouse to chat about their work and play a few cuts from the CD. Their big CD release party was Sat., Aug. 26 at Grandma Ray's. You can learn more about the SplinterTones here

Red Cross Minnesota

Hurricane Harvey: How North Shore residents can help

Hurricane Harvey and powerful rain storms in its aftermath continue to create a tough situation in Texas and the Gulf Coast region.


Wild & Scenic Film Festival coming to Duluth Sept. 14

The Wild & Scenic Film Festival is considered one of the nation's premiere environmental and adventure film festivals. Johan Ehde, on-tour manager for the festival, joined Dave to talk about the festival's mission and goals. Selections from this year's festival will be shown in Duluth at Clyde Iron Works Sept. 14. You can click here for more info and tickets.

courtesy U of MN

U of MN has big presence once again at this year's State Fair

The University of Minnesota is celebrating 158 years at the state fair this summer. The U's vice president of university relations, Matt Kramer, joined CJ to talk about a few of the cool things the U is doing at the fair this year. You can learn lots more about it here. And WTIP will broadcast live from the fair this Wed., Aug. 30, starting at 8 a.m.

Northwoods Volunteer Connection

Northwoods Volunteer Connection current and upcoming projects

The Northwoods Volunteer Connection recently helped with Path of the Paddle in Ontario, and WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with the executive director of NVC, Laurel Wilson about that project, as well

Cook County Vikings

Vikings aim for third consecutive trip to volleyball state tournament

The Cook County Vikings volleyball team has advanced to the state tournament in each of the last two seasons.

Kids and the radio

Weekend News Roundup for August 26

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The county board continued budget and levy discussions.

Setting the levy

A special WTIP Thursday Community Conversation on setting the county budget and levy

Late last year the Cook County Commissioners' room was packed with taxpayers as the county board prepared to finalize the 2017 budget and levy. Now it’s time to do it again.

Gunflint Woods, Winds, Strings, and a Little Jazz Concert

WTIP featured a special Tuesday Classics program on August 22 with a recording of the Gunflint Woods, Winds, Strings, and a Little Jazz Concert.

The baby loon at Chik-Wauk Nature Center is now as large as its mother

Wildersmith on the Gunflint August 25

The hullabaloo in the heavens is in the rearview mirror and September is bearing down on the Trail as in other places of the universe.

North Shore Health

New ambulance and construction update at NSH

North Shore Health recently added a new a new ambulance.

The new holes at Superior National at Lutsen

Superior National at Lutsen to offer limited golf on new holes

Superior National at Lutsen—the golf course owned by the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA)—has been under renovation for more than a year.

Emergency vehicle lights

Two vehicle crash sends multiple parties to hospital

A two-vehicle accident on the Gunflint Trail sent several people to the hospital yesterday afternoon, Aug. 23.

Senator Wiger

Senator Chuck Wiger talks education

District 43 Senator Chuck Wiger recently stopped by the WTIP studios.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Wiger about education accross the state.

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