Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Wolves and icebreakers, county culverts and a good deer season.…all this and more in the week’s news.
Late fall in Lake County has been warmer than usual, and so far very little snow has fallen.
The eleventh chapter of Gunflint's 2015 story is fading fast. Final thoughts reflect an unusual month with little or nothing to show in terms of winter character.
Though snow is often a welcome sight along the North Shore, it also brings hazardous road conditions and steep costs to the county.
Welcome to an hour of interviews with the candidates for Minnesota House District 3-A. The special election to fill the seat of the late Rep. David Dill is Tuesday, December 8.
The Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School third graders have an annual Thanksgiving tradition of sharing why they are thankful.
The Cook County Board met this week and the levy remained a big issue on the agenda, along with culverts and grant money. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie.
Nicholas reports the latest School News.
Briand Morrison (guitar) & Roxann Berglund (keyboard, vocals) took time from a gig at Voyageur Brewing to visit with Dave and play some beautiful music. They're performing around the county in the next few weeks--see WTIP's music calendar for details. And on Jan. 30, Briand will join up with gypsy jazz musician Sam Miltich at Beaner's in Duluth. Find Briand's full schedule and more here.
The Butterball Turkey Talk Line fields thousands of calls at this time of year. Dave chatted with turkey expert Rochelle Kirwan to learn her tips for making the tastiest bird, and to hear a few of the funny calls they've received over the years. You can find lots more at www.butterball.com, or by calling 1 800 BUTTERBALL.
The ISD 166 School Board will continue to determine where cuts will be made for the 2016-17 budget. The board and Superintendent Beth Schwarz welcome citizen input on where the cuts should be made.
Director Michel Poulette discusses his new film, "Maina," which tells story of first encounters between First Nations and Inuits-
Nov. 20-22 was the annual Winterer's Gathering & Arctic Film Festival at North House. One of the featured films was "Maina," an award-winning movie that tells the story of the first encounters between First Nations and Inuits 600 years ago. The film's director, Michel Poulette, joined Dick in studio to talk about the making of the film. Michel was also teaching a workshop the next day. You can see a trailer from the movie here.
The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center will soon have a shorter name and larger capacity C-Scan equipment.
If you’re planning to travel on Thanksgiving, give yourself some extra time. The weather could slow you down.