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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for February 6

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


Wolf on the Gunflint Trail

Public reminded to be aware of wolves up Gunflint Trail

A number of reports have come in already this year involving wolf encounters with people up the Gunflint Trail. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story.  
 


Local musher Erin Altemus.

Local musher talks 2016 Beargrease

Local musher Erin Altemus had another strong performance in this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Race full marathon.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken urges drug cost reforms

The government needs to at the very least be able to negotiate prices with drug manufacturers on behalf of patients on public plans.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.


Shoveling snow

Snowy weekend in store

On again, off again snowfalls this weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

 


Live updates from 2016 Beargrease sled race

Photos by Joe Friedrichs from the 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Images taken on Feb. 1 at Trail Center Restaurant along the Gunflint Trail.


Carol Christenson

A Cooler Week Ahead

After an end-of-January thaw, more seasonal temperatures return. North Shore Morning host Mark Abrahamson talks with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
 


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 30, 2016

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Cook County adopts a new land use plan and still hasn’t gotten rid of its garage-sized culverts.


Snowy road

A below zero dip, then more snow and mild weather

A few more snowfalls coming this weekend and a below zero dip, then back to mild weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
 


Rachelle Christianson

MNsure open enrollment period ends Sunday

The open enrollment period for MNsure under the Affordable Care Act ends on Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s Rachelle Christianson who serves as the