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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 6

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A new twist in the oil pipeline story. Moose on the minds of two commissioners.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 5

The Wildersmith two are back in the woods once again.

Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall

ISD 166 board discusses communications goal

ISD 166 school board goals include improved community communications. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall.

Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore: Should moose be listed as a federal Endangered Species?

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

Superior National Forest Update: August 5

Hi there my name is Cathy Jasperson, Customer Service Representative for the Tofte Ranger District.

Bear with cubs

DNR reports numerous bears encountering people as peak of summer arrives

With the berry and tourist seasons in full swing, there have been a number of encounters with bears and people recently along the North Shore and throughout the area.

North Shore Morning with LeAnn and Marnie

Air Date: 
Thu, 08/04/2016
North Shore Morning

Boomer Jam with Tyler

Air Date: 
Fri, 07/22/2016
Music Shows
Fisherman's Picnic

Weekend weather shaping up for a nice Picnic

After more rain Thursday afternoon, the front comes through bringing with it some pretty nice summer weather, dry and warm. Perfect for a big Picnic.

West End News: August 4

I am very sorry to hear that Caroline Wood has resigned as Director of the Birch Grove Community School and is leaving the area.


Commissioners draft resolution against placing moose on endangered species list

Two Cook County Commissioners are drafting a resolution to not support placing moose on the federal Endangered Species List.

North Shore Morning with Mark and Tracy

Air Date: 
Wed, 08/03/2016
North Shore Morning
Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Parks will be busy during the Picnic

Fisherman’s Picnic is here and the town is busy and that includes the Grand Marais Rec Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with parks manager Dave Tersteeg.

Pictured from WTIP's day at the fair in 2015 are: Ann Possis and Bob Carter (Front) and Jeff Nemitz and Matthew Brown (Back)

WTIP to broadcast live from MN State Fair August 31

It’s ‘radio on a stick’! For the second year in a row, WTIP North Shore Community Radio will broadcast live from the Minnesota State Fair, Wednesday, August 31, from 8 a.m.

A visit to Fisherman's Picnic with Sherrie and Martha

The annual Grand Marais Fisherman’s Picnic is one of the oldest festivals in Minnesota, and includes a loon-calling contest. WTIP’s Martha Marnocha and Sherrie Lindskog visite

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