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Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather: rain and more rain

Rain and more rain due before the sun comes out on Thursday. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson .

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to hire 6-12 principal

ISD166 had chosen a 6-12 principal and is moving toward consolidated its administrative offices. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.


WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series on volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.

Red-eyed Vireo (Vireo olivaceus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: May 18th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

A no trespassing sign/ photo by Staci Drouillard

Well-Intentioned Responses That Do Not Work - May 18, 2013

Often our well-intentioned responses to friends in need does not help.  Watch out for advice and judgment; instead practice more listening and empathy.

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for May 18

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.

Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, May 17

The Cook County Middle School Community Service Project Day is May 17. In this edition of School News, instructor Sue Nelson tells us more about it.

Plastic pollution on the Great Lakes

A recent study conducted out of the University of Wisconsin-Superior has shown that plastic particles are accumulating on the Great Lakes.

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A recent study conducted out of the University of Wisconsin-Superior has shown that plastic particles are accumulating on the Great Lakes. Listen to LSProject: The Great Waste to learn more about what's happening around this issue.

Plastics in the Great Lakes

Learn more about plastics in the Great Lakes by watching this video, courtesy of Detroit Public TV on YouTube.

Loon (aaronHwarren/Flickr)

Wildersmith May 17

Our second week of month five found that stubborn Old Man of the North slipping some but still unwilling to relinquish full command of his extended reign over the upper Gunflint atmosphere.

Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove: Thursday, May 16

In this edition of School News, Gavin and Julia report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.

Cook County courthouse

Grand Portage man charged with attempted murder

A 21 year old Grand Portage man has appeared in Cook County on a charge of attempted murder in the first degree. The arraignment of Steven Warren Robert Anishnabie was scheduled for 10 a.m.

Sally Nankivell

CCVB Director to accept human rights advocacy position

The Executive Director of Cook County Visitors Bureau is leaving mid-June.

The Lake Superior Project / logo by Lauryl Loberg -Photo by CircleFace via Flickr

LSProject: The Great Waste

By now you might have heard of a thing called “The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” But if you haven’t, it’s basically a large vortex in the center of the Pacific Ocean where scie

Abby Tofte

Affordable housing rental proposal goes before EDA

The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency has brought a proposal to the Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority for affordable rental housing.

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