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Stormy Lake Superior at Tettegouche on the North Shore

Photographer David Johnson recently shot this stormy scene of Lake Superior at Tettegouche on the North Shore.

Spiny Water Flea

Fishing opener is also Clean Drain Dry Day

The Governor has proclaimed May 13, the Minnesota fishing opener as Clean Drain Dry Day. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator for Cook County, Amanda Weberg.

Tristen Bockovich holds the Lake Superior Cup on April 29th in Silver Bay

Vikings baseball team brings home the Lake Superior Cup

The Cook County Vikings baseball team won a pair of games on Saturday, April 29th in Silver Bay. The Vikings defeated Cherry in the first game of the split-team doubleheader.

Dennis and Winnie, summer help up the Gunflint Trail during the summer of 2014. Photo by Maggie Friedrichs

Local businesses find complications when hiring staff in 2017

As is the case with many other rural parts of the country, Cook County struggles to attract young people to live and work in the area, particularly on a seasonal basis.

Mysterious Ways in Studio A

Local rockers Mysterious Ways make Roadhouse debut

Local trio Mysterious Ways stopped by The Roadhouse on their way to a gig at the Gun Flint Tavern, and rocked Studio A. Mysterious Ways is: Pat Eliasen, guitar & vocals; Mike Pratt, guitar & vocals; and Matt Bronikowski, drums. 


Results from WTIP news survey

In March 2017, WTIP made a public request for comments on our local news coverage and the news department overall, including news-related programming.

Candace LaCosse, courtesy

Candace LaCosse, artist and North House instructor, talks about Fashion Revolution Week

Candace LaCosse, a Duluth businessperson, artist, and teacher, is involved in the Fashion Revolution--a nonprofit organization that promotes producing and consuming clothes in a safe, clean and fair way. She joined CJ to talk about Fashion Revolution Week and about her own work as a creator of handmade leather goods.


Master Bing, kungfu master, to give Qigong and calligraphy classes May 2

Master Bing is a 15th-generation Kungfu master who will give Qigong and calligraphy classes May 2 in Grand Marais. He joined Dave to discuss the classes and his tour around the U.S. You can learn more here, or call Mona at 218 370 9283.

Bird Songs of Northern Woods Volume III CD now available

Bird Songs of Northern Woods Volume III CD by Molly Hoffman is now available. Volume III, the final installment in the Bird Songs of Northern Woods series, takes listeners on bird w

John Adler AKA Sonofmel

Sonofmel's "Springtime in a Foreign City" on the Scenic Route

Sonofmel is the pseudonym of John Adler of Hayward, WI. He's a musician and storyteller who draws inspiration from world travels and an incredible myriad of jobs and life experiences.

Fishing at sunset

Cook County fishing closures announced

With the Fishing Opener fast approaching on Saturday, May 13, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is implementing several fishing closures in Cook County during the beginning of the 2017 fis

Target shooting is enjoyed by many on the North Shore.

Planning continues for shooting range in Cook County

For several years now a handful of residents has been working to establish a shooting range in Cook County.

Northern Sky: April 29 - May 12

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

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