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Rain and snow

Some rain, then some measurable snow, then colder weather

The weather will be a bit more like what we’re used to in March: rain and accumulating snow as well as slightly cooler temperatures.


Grand Marais has a tourism-based industry

Growth management opens discussion for Cook County and Grand Marais

As Cook County and Grand Marais seek to expand their populations and diversify their economies in the coming years, both are trying to figure out how they can do so in a way that works well for everyo


Listening to the radio -- New Zealand

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for March 12

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. White nose syndrome strikes close to home. The city adjusts some zoning issues. The Gov.


New documentary on the North Shore steamer 'America'

Before the internet, telephones and even Highway 61, Minnesota's North Shore was served by water, with frequent visits by a steamer called the 'America.' WDSE from Duluth/Superior has now


Cook County courthouse

Hearing delayed again in Bigby shooting case

Kirk Lee Bigby, the Finland, Minnesota, resident charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Twin Cites man as the result of a shooting in the parking lot of Bluefin Bay Resort late last year


Betsy Bowen's fish

Great Places Project starts third year

This is the third year for the Great Place Project in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Maren Webb of Moving Matters and the Chamber’s Jim Boyd.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Spring-like weather to continue

It’s beginning to feel a lot like spring…and more on the way into next week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Log Truck loading birch sawlogs (Eli Sagor/Flickr)

Logging truck accident near Lutsen injures three

As reported live on WTIP March, 7, three people were injured Tuesday afternoon in an automobile accident involving a logging truck that spilled its cargo across Highway 61 near Lutsen and the Caribou


Home health care

Hospital takes home health care cut

The hospital’s home health care program took a 37 and ½ percent cut from the county.


Winter sun rays over Susie Islands. Photo by Travis Novitsky

Nature Conservancy offers Susie Island to Grand Portage Band

The Nature Conservancy has offered Susie Island to the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.