Brothers John and Patrick Pierre have served as Grand Portage Royalty for the last three and four years. WTIP producer Staci Drouillard met with them on the Grand Portage Reservation at the annual Rendezvous and Pow Wow. The day before the interview John and Patrick had passed along their banners to the new, incoming Royalty.
In this edition of Anishinaabe Way, Staci speaks with them about their responsibilities as Tiny Tot Brave and Jr. Brave, their travels and any advice they might have for the next young tribal representatives.
Grand Marais has always been a small town, but for many who grew up in the community, it feels much bigger and busier than it did in the past.
Some say fishing is just luck. My friend Kate Watson would agree, pointing out that all of hers is bad. Twice this summer the Grand Marais woman has gone fishing with yours truly.
According to our fishing expert Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, we’ve got some heat coming as this weekend lines up to be busy.
Lodging tax revenues for the seventh month of 2012 were up compared to July of last year county-wide.
On November 6, Minnesota voters will make their choice on a Voter ID amendment to the state constitution.
Elevated fire risk conditions are one for the Labor Day weekend. Both the DNR and Forest Service are reminding campers to be extra careful with campfires this holiday.
DULUTH, Minn. — Motorists traveling on Interstate 35 between Duluth and the Twin Cities Metro Area during Labor Day weekend will encounter two single-lane construction work zones.
Erika Butler, wildlife veterinarian with the MN DNR, talked with Buck Aug. 24 about a health threat to moose: eastern equine encephalitis virus, which is carried by mosquitoes. She explained what it is and how the DNR is working to learn more about this possible factor in moose mortality.
Bob chatted Aug. 24 with Michael Perry, Wisconsin author and humorist, about his latest book, "Visiting Tom." In it, Perry shares stories and lessons from his friendship with Tom Hartwig, a quirky 82-year-old with, among other things, a love for old artillery.
No severe weather left in the forecast, only sunshine and high temps, with sprinkles for Labor Day weekend.
It’s summer on the North Shore and that means increased activity at Cook County North Shore Hospital.