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Northern Gardening: Alpine Plants

June's edition of Northern Gardening is  ‘Alpine Plants and Other Plants for Along Lake Superior,' Hosts Joan and Diane speak with Betty Ann Addison, a well-known alpine and ro

Rep. Rick Nolan

Congressman Nolan on bid for Lieutenant Governor

On Monday, June 4, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced she would run for governor with retiring Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan as her running mate.  WTIP's Jay Andersen

Viking Jack Haussner had an excellent season on hurdles - Photo by Hartley Acero

An exciting end to CCHS Track season

The Cook County High School Track team had a great season, with four of its members heading to section finals and one participant--Jack Haussner going to the state meet.

Chik-Wauk Open House

Sun, 07/01/2018 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society is celebrating the eighth anniversary of the Chik-Wauk Museum and Nature Center,  Sunday, July 1, from 11 a.m.

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Superior National Forest Update - June 15, 2018

National Forest Update – June 15, 2018.

Full Moon Pincushion Mountain Hike and Trail Center Open House

Wed, 06/27/2018 - 6:30pm

North Superior Ski and Run Club is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Pincushion Mountain skiing and hiking trails in 2019.  Beginning this month, there will be several events leading up to

MN DNR Loon Survey

Fri, 06/29/2018 (All day) - Mon, 07/09/2018 (All day)

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is seeking volunteers to help monitor the loon population in Cook and Lake counties in northeastern Minnesota.

Fires in Ontario

Wildfire burning in Quetico brings smoke to the Gunflint Trail

There is a wildfire burning near Ottertrack Lake just north of the United States border in Quetico Provincial Park.

Life jackets are essential on canoe trips to the BWCA. Photo by Mike McSweeney

BWCA canoeist discusses losing friend to drowning accident in 2001

A canoeist died in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness June 9 as the result of a drowning accident.

Big Dixie Swingers at Wunderbar

Big Dixie Swingers live on Blues n Things

The Big Dixie Swingers are a musical collective out of the New Orleans area focusing on revitalizing old-time and Western swing hits, as well as what banjo player and vocalist Elizabeth Gunn Bush

Cook County, Minnesota

County appoints members to 'citizen budget committee'

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, June 12. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Grand Portage Tribal Council election results

The General Election for the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Tribal Council was held today, June 12, and results are as follows:

Full Moon Reading with Amy Schmidt

Drury Lane Books
Thu, 06/28/2018 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

Each full moon, Drury Lane Books hosts a gathering around the fire to hear local writers read their own work or the work of others.

Writer's Salon with Margot Galt

Drury Lane Books
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Drury Lane Books hosts poet and prose writer Margot Fortunato Galt Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m.


North Woods Naturalist: Early Summer

Summer is in full swing and the natural world is buzzing with activity. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with North Woods Naturalist Chel Anderson about early summer.

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