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Hymers Fall Fair in Ontario, September 6-7

Community Producer Sue Maijala spoke with Kathleen Woodbeck about this year's 103rd Hymers Fall Fair - a yearly event held in the village of Hymers, close to Thunder Bay, Ontario.

WTIP's Deb and Jeff discuss 'tropospheric ducting' and live broadcasting from the State Fair

WTIP engineer Jeff Nemitz and station manager Deb Benedict joined North Shore Morning host Mary Manning to talk about recent atmospheric conditions causing radio reception problems, in addition t

'Afternoon Tea' hosted by Cook County Higher Education on September 9

Door prizes, a quilt auction, fancy hats and a talk on royal family feuds – Cook County Higher Education’s Afternoon Tea has a lot to offer!

Violence Prevention Center offers fall support group for survivors of sexual harm

The Violence Prevention Center in Grand Marais will be offering a fall support group for survivors of sexual harm.

Curly-leafed pondweed

Not here yet, but close: Curly-leaf pondweed, zebra mussels and faucet snails

Zebra mussels, curly-leaf pondweed and faucet snails are some Minnesota aquatic invasives that so far haven’t made their way to Cook County.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

The weather story: summer and smoke

Interference in the atmosphere, smoke in the air, but summer is still with us. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: From Bayfield to Baikal

Last summer a group of students and adults from Bayfield, Wisconsin, traveled to Lake Baikal in Russia.

Kid and radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Another DFLer files for House District 3 seat. The DNR avoids a confrontation over wild rice.

School Bus {John Tornow /Flickr}

Time for Back-to-School Safety

Public Health and Human Services has back to school safety tips for students, parents and community members.

Summer in the forest

Summer returns for the time being

Summer will be back for a few days and that includes a nice weekend. Also, the El Nino weather system promises to bring a warmer, wetter winter.