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Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will conduct surveys and assessments on several


A look inside Upstate in Grand Marais

New store in downtown Grand Marais strives to keep it "North Woods modern"

A new store is open in downtown Grand Marais that features modern decor while venturing from standard moose or wolf paintings and pictures.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for May 7

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


Fire danger increasing with dry weather

Fires near Iron Range town and Canada bring smoke to Cook County, North Shore

Smoke lingering in Cook County Friday evening is the result of a fire near Hoyt Lakes, which is a small town on the Iron Range approximately 110 miles from Grand Marais.


North House Folk School

Folk school trend finds welcoming home in North Shore region

A new folk school opening this month in Duluth has followed suit with the trend of folk schools arriving to northeastern Minnesota.


A Year in the Wilderness: May 6 - Ice-out

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: May 6

April has given way to May, and week one is into the books.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 revenues discussed by school board

The ISD166 school board this week discussed two approaches to funding sliding revenues.


Superior National Forest Update

Hi.  I’m Paulette Anholm, information receptionist, on the Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts, with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation o


Sustainable economic development

Coordinating economic development is WTIP First Thursday topic

Recent surveys show most Cook County residents are in favor of economic development, as long as it keeps the local flavor and doesn't do damage to the character of the place.


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: May 5

Addie and Mary June report the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.


Dancing Bear Cafe Chef John Barton. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

New restaurant set to open on Middle Gunflint Trail

A new restaurant is set to open on the shores of Poplar Lake up the Gunflint Trail. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story on the Dancing Bear Café. 


Spring fires

Warm weather prompts fire danger

May is starting out dry and warm with elevated fire danger. But the weekend may see some rain, even thunderstorms.


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West End News: May 5

I’m very excited to hear about the expansion of Fika Coffee in the Clearview complex in Lutsen.


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Local conservation officers prepare for fishing opener

The Minnesota Fishing Opener is Saturday, May 14. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs speaks with DNR Conservation Officer Darin Fagerman about the upcoming season. 
 


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