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Moose in Superior National Forest

Grand Portage biologist discusses 2017 moose hunt

An estimated 42 bull moose will likely be harvested this year during a moose hunt by three Chippewa bands in northeastern Minnesota.

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Weekend News Roundup for September 16

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Former head of county Human Services makes first court appearance. Area state park accounts are hacked.

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North Shore Health utilizing Avera telehealth network

Avera eCARE helps provide emergency support to rural hospitals when

Drivers should watch for flooded roadways

National Weather Service issues thunderstorm, flash flooding warning

According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms will continue overnight. A few storms may be strong to severe over portions of northern Minnesota.

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Update on smoky and hazy skies

You may have noticed a little smoke in the air during the past week.  WTIP’s Sterling Anderson spoke with a meteorologist from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency to find out more about

Credit card fraud is becoming commonplace.

Keeping your credit information safe

 Cyber attacks on government entities, major retailers, even consumer finance agencies is becoming more commonplace.


Sporadic phone outage in county

The public should be aware that there is an outage for some phones in the county, including a number of county government phones. 

Josh Beck, the former director of Cook County's Health and Human Services Department

Beck makes initial appearance facing charges of child abuse

Facing felony charges of child abuse, former Cook County Health and Human Services Director Joshua Beck made his first courtroom appearance on Monday, Sept. 11.

Crystal Payment (left) discusses a recent TSA III project in Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Regional soil and water group no stranger to Cook County

Soil and Water Conservation District Technical Service Area III is an organization based in Duluth that in recent years has been involved with a variety of important projects in Cook County.

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Motorists advised to use caution with GPS on backroads

Navigation devices in vehicles can sometimes be helpful – but not always here in the Northland. Trusting your car's directions could possibly lead to diaster.