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More than 60 canoes and kayaks left River Point Resort to greet the Freemans. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Outdoor enthusiasts travel many miles in support of Dave and Amy Freeman

Explorers Dave and Amy Freeman concluded their Year in the Wilderness on Friday, Sept. 23 at River Point Resort and Outfitting Company near Ely.

On-demand archive now available

WTIP is offering an on-demand listening archive for all of our locally produced shows, as well as sporting events for two weeks from the shows original airing.

Sheriff Pat Eliasen

WTIP Opioid program elicits tip, leads to arrest

As a result of WTIP’s recent Third Thursday program on opioid abuse, a tip was received and an arrest was made of someone importing fentanyl into the county.

Fall color

Progressing through autumn: a little rain a little sun

Once we get through a couple of rainy days, the weather should clear up nicely after Wednesday through the weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Mi

Dave and Amy Freeman speak to a crowd of 300 people at River Point Resort and Outfitting Company. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Photos from Year in the Wilderness and a message to WTIP listeners from Dave Freeman

To conclude their year spent entirely within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, Dave and Amy Freeman paddled out to some 100 friends, fellow adventurers, activists and curious people on Friday

Dave and Amy Freeman meet a large flotilla as they depart from the Boundary Waters after one year spent in the wilderness


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: September 23

The blush of fall is now fully engaged in the northwoods.

Superior National Forest Update: September 23

Hi.  This is Renee Frahm, visitor information specialist, with this week’s National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of the Fo

 As the population of Cook County continues to grow, so too will the demand for more local daycare providers

Board chair of Cooperation Station discusses status of daycare options in Cook County

The Cook County YMCA is in the process of taking over Cooperation Station, a local daycare provider.

Fall begins on a wet note

Fall enters with a rainy weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen speaks with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.

The Rainbow camp kitchen. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

An afternoon up the Sawbill Trail with the Rainbow Family

A regional gathering of the Rainbow family took place on national forest land from Sept. 9 to 22. The gathering was held in a remote setting near the Sawbill Trail and Temperance River.

A carefully built cairn shows the way to last week's Rainbow Gathering in Tofte

West End News: September 22

The Rainbow Gathering on the Sawbill Trail has come and gone. Most West End residents and visitors were probably not even aware that it happened. It was deep in the woods about two miles bey

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: September 22

Kalina, Sophia and Tucker report the latest School News.

North Woods Naturalist: Autumn update

Autumn is slow in coming, but changes are being made in the natural world, just not as apparent as in some years.

Cook County Court House and government offices

County Board prepares for vote on sales-tax increase

During a 90-minute afternoon session of their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Sept.

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