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Mr. Kitty

Sunny's Back Yard: The story of Mr. Kitty

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 18 years and is a regular commentator on WTIP.

Mary Manning at the Apostle Island race

Mushing season not over yet for local mushers

Local mushers travel far and wide to pursue their sport with their canine athletes. A number of sled dog racers are preparing for the Copper Dog Sled Dog Race in Calumet, Michigan, on March 3-5.

Commissioner Sivertson

County moves ahead with work force housing project

The county commissioners voted unanimously to move ahead with the Lutsen work force housing project.

Anne Brataas

Boreal launches Blandin funded youth project

Boreal Community Media has received a grant from the Blandin Foundation to develop a program they call Boreal Corps, which involves students in grades 4 through 12.

The Nordic Nature Group and Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City adopts Climate Inheritance Resolution brought forward by Nordic Nature Group

The Nordic Nature Group, a contingent of young naturalists, spoke to the Grand Marais City Council on Wednesday, February 22. 

Canoeing in the BWCA Wilderness in November

Study finds BWCAW has significant economic impact in northeastern Minnesota

A recent study in northeastern Minnesota focused on the economic impact the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness has on the region.

Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Sheriff gives updates on county law enforcement activities

Emergency management personnel for the county meet to coordinate for summer. Also an update on investigations underway. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen.

Pushing Chain, Boyd Blomberg (l.) & Adam Moe

Pushing Chain plays The Roadhouse

Pushing Chain, the award-winning duo of Boyd Blomberg (guitar & vocals) and Adam Moe (fiddle & vocals), plays Americana roots music. They stopped by The Roadhouse recently to chat about what they've been up to, and played an all-Bob Dylan set. You can learn more about Pushing Chain and their performance schedule here

Lake View Dairy

Local dairy loses legal appeal, aims for Supreme Court

A Minnesota Court of Appeals has issued a decision confirming that the state’s Department of Health has the legal right (and duty) to inspect Lake View Natural Dairy and its non-pasteurized milk

Paul Imholte on the hammered dulcimer

Folk musician Paul Imholte uses wide variety of string instruments to create his sound

St. Cloud-based musician Paul Imholte plays a wide variety of string instruments, including hammered dulcimer, banjo, fiddle, and many more. He joined Dave TerSteeg and Ann Possis in Studio A to play original music and discuss his tour through the Arrowhead bringing music to libraries and schools. You can learn more about Paul's music and schedule here.

Cover of Zaspalo Je Siroce

Joe Paulik and Al Oikari talk about "Zaspalo Je Siroce"

Zaspalo Je Siroce, Croatian for "an orphan has fallen asleep", is the title of the new double album from Joe Paulik, produced by Al Oikari.

Aerial View of Grand Marais

Details emerge of Grand Marais seaplane service to Isle Royale

For many years Cook County residents and visitors to the area have enjoyed taking a ferry from the mainland to Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior.

Mike Stewart

First snow, cold, then warmer weather returns

There’s snow in the forecast, maybe as much as 4 to 5 inches, but then things will warm up again. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.

Health care with minors

Clinic has new policy on treating minors

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has a new policy regarding health care for minors. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde and Clinical Manager Kate Surbaugh.

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