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Superior National Forest Update September 29

National Forest Update – September 28, 2017.

(Barbara Monroe/Flickr)

North Woods Naturalist: Yellowjackets

Throughout the northern part of the state, and here in Cook County, we’re receiving numerous accounts of aggressive yellowjackets.

Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

Wildlife organization questions DNR wolf count

Results from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources’ 2016-17 wolf population survey suggest Minnesota’s wolf population has increased 25 percent since the 2015-16 survey.

Claire LaVigne, North Shore Storm varsity runner

North Shore Storm runners at Milaca Megameet

The cross country running season is well under way.

Rainbow trout

DNR seeks input on local trout lakes, bass management

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking public input on a review of stream trout management and special stream trout regulations on Kraut, North Shady, Peanut, Squash, Thompson, Thrus

Meredith Sutton reached 1,000 career kills on Sept. 25

Vikings volleyball player reaches career milestone

Vikings volleyball player and local student-athlete Meredith Sutton recorded the 1,000 kill of her volleyball career on Sept. 25.

Camp Chow meals are going to be sent to Puerto Rico

Camp Chow heading to Puerto Rico

On September 20, Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 hurricane with 150 mph winds, made 

Pickle Ball

West End News September 28

West End News 9/28/2017

Cook County Schools. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

ISD 166 releases statement in response to allegations of racist bullying in local schools

A group of concerned residents gathered in downtown Grand Marais on Tuesday, Sept. 26, to discuss recent reports of racism in the local school district.

Ely Marathon Portage Division

Running a half marathon while portaging a canoe

The 2017 Ely Marathon took place Saturday, Sept.

Jenna and Jessman Wagner celebrating their future Viking

Kidney donor Jenna Wagner thriving

In this interview, WTIP’s Rhonda Silence learns more about the experience of kidney donation from someone with a very personal perspective, Jenna Latz Wagner. 

Alison McIntyre is the county's health and human services director

County hires new health and human services director

On Sept. 26, Alison McIntyre was named the new public health and human services director for Cook County.

Image by Mykl Roventine via Flckr

Moose killed in vehicle collision on Gunflint

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released details on a moose/vehicle collision on the Gunflint Trail on Friday, September 22. 

Sheriff's Office seeks tips in hit and run

 A Grand Marais man reported a hit and run to his parked vehicle at about 11 p.m. on Saturday night, September 23.

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