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Viking girls win at basketball; SBA girls hockey and CCHS Nordic ski seasons come to an end

Leah Utities cut loose for 22 points as the Cook County Vikings beat Duluth Marshall Thursday night, 65-46, in a game played at the high school gym in Grand Marais.


Moose population drops dramatically; no hunting season

A recently completed aerial survey of moose in northeastern Minnesota indicates the rate of population decline has accelerated dramatically.

Moose capture - photo courtesy the Minnesota DNR.

West End News: February 7

Two of the young Norwegian film makers who where around the county last summer have returned for the month of February to finish their interactive, multimedia project about Norwegian Americans on Minn

Where did all of our caribou go? (Papa Marina's/Flickr)

Out There: Rudolph, the red-tape reindeer

If a reintroduction effort in the 1990s hadn’t been scuttled, northern Minnesota would now be home to many sleighs’ worth of reindeer.

Sen. Charles "Chuck" Wiger

Sen. Wiger talks about moose, budget and gun legislation

Sen. Chuck Wiger represents District 43 in the Minnesota Legislature. His district includes parts of Ramsey and Washington counties in the northeastern Twin Cities Metro.

WTIP Photographer Stephan Hoglund Captures Snow Sculpture in the Making

Grand Marais area resident Rick Skoog carves a snow sculpture in Harbor Park on a cold January day. 

"The Scenic Route" features local and regional music (fensterbme/Flickr)

Scenic Route

on WTIP Friday 4-5pm.
Local & Regional Music

A showcase of local and regional music.

Bears - carving by Keith Morris & Elise Kyllo (photo by Nace Hagemann)

Winter Arts Festival features snow sculptures around county

The Grand Marais Art Colony's annual Winter Arts Festival, January 25 - February 1, is comprised of two unique events, a Winter Plein Air  and Snow Carving Symposium.  

Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill supports DNR season closure: "Moose is iconic."

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources announced today the moose population in Northeastern Minnesota has dropped 35 percent from last year.

Local fish consumption advisories include Lake Trout (photo USFWS)

Dr. Seth Moore: Tribe participating in mercury health study

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

Winter light

Changing light changes the natural world

As we edge ever closer to spring, the light changes in our natural world.

Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues for December continue to improve

Lodging tax revenues for the final month of 2012 were up compared to December of last year county-wide.

Tune in for the Youth PM Show Thursdays at 5 p.m.

Youth Show January 31

This week on The Youth Show, we speak with Todd Toulouse, CCHS teacher and varsity girls basketball coach, along with players Teresa Morrin and Leah Utities about their season so far; Mara MacDonell a

Kristian Bålsrød and Anton Ligaarden, shown with fellow filmmaker Katinka Hustad at Baragas Cross

Norwegian filmmakers Kristian Balsrod & Anton Ligaarden update The Roadhouse on their local project, “The Norwegian Riviera”

Norwegian filmmakers Kristian Balsrod & Anton Ligaarden stopped by The Roadhouse Feb. 1 to update hosts Ann Possis and Buck Benson on their local project, “The Norwegian Riviera.”

You can learn more about their project by visiting their website.

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