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A Year in the Wilderness: September 2 - Rice and swans

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.


Superior National Forest Update: September 2

Hi.  This is Steve Robertsen, Superior National Forest interpretation and education specialist, with this week’s National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel an


An old, tattered building contains some of the highway department's materials. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Highway engineer talks sales tax, facilities and road projects

The Cook County Highway Department and the County Board continue to discuss the possibility of a sales-tax increase that would generate funds for the highway department.


Labor Day

Most of the Labor Day Weekend looks like nice weather

The weekend looks like nice late summer weather with a little rain coming in late Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson about the


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Yes, the Mayor is running for re-election

The City of Grand Marais Council spent Wednesday “taking care of business.” And, yes, the Mayor is running for re-election.


Former Cook County Sheriff, John Lyght

West End News: September 1

I was surprised to hear that Tom Spence, from Schroeder, has resigned as the West End representative to the board of directors of North Shore Health, also known until recently, as North Shore Hospital


Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert - August 14, 2016

The entire Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert was recorded by WTIP on August 14, 2016.


Black Bear

Local guide talks ethics of bear hunting in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the state’s black bear population is on the rise. The state’s bear hunting season opens Thursday, Sept.


Amy Grillo and Gene Lafond

Gene Lafond and Amy Grillo harmonize on Scenic Route

With a brand new album called "The Northland Sessions",  local artists Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo make their Scenic Route debut with a number of excellent original tunes. 


Director/Writer Daniel Stine

Upcoming film to shoot in Grand Marais in September

"Virginia, Minnesota" is an upcoming film from Rushaway Pictures about a group of young women who return to northern Minnesota to revisit a troubling past.


Crooked Spoon Cafe

Crooked Spoon's 10 Year Anniversary

The Crooked Spoon Cafe is celebrating 10 years of bringing unique foods to downtown Grand Marais.


Jim Wiinanen

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Being prepared for emergencies means having a plan and taking a few reasonable actions ahead of time.


Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Sheriff talks about Back to School and Labor Day

School starts and that means heightened patrols by law enforcement in the school zone. Also it’s Labor Day weekend, the last big weekend before the leaf season starts.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

It's not always cooler by the lake

Another week of nice late summer weather with a mix of sun and showers.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson about the week ahead and why


The Thunderheads in Studio A

The Thunderheads return to The Roadhouse

The Thunderheads, Minneapolis blues/rock/jam band, joined Dave and Dick for great music in Studio A. You can learn more about the band's music and schedule here


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