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Forest Service talks snowmobile use near the Boundary Waters

During the winter months, the BWCA Wilderness Act of 1978 requires everyone who enters the wilderness to have a permit and generally prohibits recreational snowmobile use.

Molly the dog was attacked by a lynx in Thunder Bay. Photo provided to WTIP from Nowell Sleep

Lynx attacks dog on leash near Lake Superior

There have been numerous lynx sightings in Cook County and along the North Shore in the winter of 2017-18.

No injuries in crash near Gunflint Lake

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released the details on a two-vehicle crash that occurred on South Gunflint Lake Road on Sunday, February 18.

Cook County residents hear from the DNR about the Border to Border Route. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local residents hear details on motorized 'Border to Border' route

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota 4-Wheel Drive Association, is hosting a series of listen

Sawtooth Bluff offers scenic views of Grand Marais

March meeting to focus on plan for Sawtooth Bluffs

The Sawtooth Bluffs Steering Committee met on Tuesday, Feb.

An example of what a tiny house could look like - Photo courtesy of

Local entrepreneurs look at tiny houses

Anna and Sarah Hamilton of Grand Marais have launched a number of successful enterprises. They are now setting their sights on the issue of affordable housing in Cook County.

4x4 touring vehicles - Photo courtesy of Thibault LeMer

DNR hosts open house on Border-to-Border 4x4 route

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Parks and Trails Division, in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota 4-Wheel Drive Association,&nbs

Tawhna Pringle was last seen January 11

Authorities ask for help to locate missing woman

The Cook County Sheriff's Office joins the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension (BCA) in asking for the public’s help in locating a Grand Rapids woman who went missing on January 11.&nb

PolyMet supporters wore blue colors while orange was the color who do not support the project. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Opinions were mixed at Duluth PolyMet hearing

Clean water. Jobs. Protecting the environment. Maintaining a way of life. The economy.

The Grand Marais Driver and Vehicle Services office

Local DVS impacted by statewide technical issues

The State of Minnesota continues to have problems with its vehicle licensing system. Rhonda Silence learns more in this interview with the local driver and vehicle services office.