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Ray Block in his orchard

Growing apple orchards in Grand Marais

Autumn is apple season- and despite our northern climate, apple growing has never been stronger in Cook County.

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for October 8

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Missing ATVer finds his way back. Missing anglers found in Lake Superior search. Magnetation ready for bankruptcy.

Fall weather

Rain, wind and maybe snow in the forecast

The weather will turn wetter and cooler and stay that way through Saturday. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Bill Leatham.


Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald Ash Borer crawls closer to the North Shore

The invasive insect Emerald Ash Borer continues its spread across northeastern Minnesota.

Barb LaVigne, Andrew Ashcroft and Jennifer Stoltz prepare for the 40th celebration. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op turns 40

The Cook County Whole Foods Co-Op turns 40 this week. An event will take place at the Co-op in downtown Grand Marais to celebrate the birthday of the local grocer in Grand Marais.

North Shore waterfall

North Shore air quality 'above average' in Minnesota

Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, including here in Minnesota.

Listening to the radio

WTIP's Weekend News Roundup for October 1

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

Brook trout

First week of October brings changes to local fishing scene

The first week of October marks some significant changes in open fishing seasons here along the North Shore and on inland lakes.

Note the following seasons:

Why do leaves change color in the fall?

Naturalist Kurt Mead explains why fall is so colorful...and tells us about his favorite fall driving tour.