We had a terrific bolt of lightning very close to Sawbill the other day. It didn't actually strike one of our buildings, but it was close enough to give everyone a good scare. The Sawbill
Fishing has slowed down some on the inland waters, so let’s take a look at what’s happening on the big lake.
The brief but dramatic drop in taconite production in 2009, with the accompanying drop in state taconite tax revenues, means less money will be available in the next year for Iron Range development pr
The county board has started the long process of crafting a budget for 2012.
Great Expectations and ISD166 met together recently to talk about cooperation and collaboration between the districts.
After a bout with some heavy storms, weather in the days ahead looks quite summery. With any luck predictions of a long summer will come true.
Bob visited Aug. 12 with Travis Novitsky, accomplished photographer from Grand Portage, about capturing the northern lights, night photography, and more. Travis' images of the aurora were recently featured on spaceweather.com.
Bob spoke Aug. 12 with psychologist & addiction expert Dr. Lisa Merlo of the University of Florida, about how people are becoming increasingly attached and even addicted to their smart phones.
In the late summer many woodland and roadside plants are in bloom. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke to local naturalist Chel Anderson about fireweed, asters, goldenrod and more.
Veteran Twin Cities journalist Don Shelby on hardrock sulfide mining proposed for northern Minnesota-
Buck spoke Aug. 12 with Don Shelby, veteran journalist and MinnPost.com contributor, about the proposed PolyMet mine near Hoyt Lakes, the involvement of former BP CEO Tony Hayward, and what it could mean for the health of the BWCA Wilderness.
A sacred Ojibwe island on the St. Louis Rivernow belongs to the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.
Two historic properties administered by the Minnesota Historical Society have earned the coveted designation of National Historic Landmark.
They’re not too big, they’re green and stocky. They also make an incredibly loud sound. This is the time of year you’ll hear them.