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Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken: Interesting times in D.C.

The Senate is about to revisit a bill designed to give Medicare a bargaining position with pharmaceutical companies.


Carol Christenson

The weekend's warming up

Looks like a nice February weekend with warmer temps and maybe a dusting of snow. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Female wolf visit, early February 2017

A WTIP listener-member shared this video of a female wolf visiting during a snowy February, 2017, in Cook County.

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Deer in Winter

DNR explains why feeding deer in winter is a bad idea

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says feeding deer in the winter along the North Shore or anywhere in Cook County often starts with noble intentions, but it can be deadly for deer.


Grand Marais Rec Park

A boat house project was discussed at recent park board meeting

The Historical Society has approached the Park Board with an idea for the harbor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Manager Dave Tersteeg.


Hedstrom Lumber Company

Fire destroys boiler control room at Hedstrom Lumber

Cook County Law Enforcement received a 9-1-1 call reporting a fire at Hedstrom Lumber Company just before 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 4.


If Eye May in Studio A

If Eye May makes WTIP debut

A young Twin Cities band, If Eye May, made their WTIP debut recently and rocked The Roadhouse with great, original sound. The group has North Shore connections, and we can't wait to have them back. You can learn more about them here or on their Facebook page.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: February 7

General, Sofi, and Ruby report the latest school news.

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Becky Rom of Ely is the national chair of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters

Boundary Waters advocate shares views against copper mining near BWCAW

Representative Rick Nolan and his stance and actions regarding copper-nickel mines in northeastern Minnesota have been generating headlines in recent weeks.


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