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Cascade River

Weather stays wet for a while

The week ahead holds more rain, but dries up a little mid-week, but the temps are not scorchers.  WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Frosig.

Broadband networks

Broadband update with Joe Butweiler

Arrowhead Electric Coop is about to start this year’s fiber optic construction. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Arrowhead’s Joe Butweiler about broadband progress.

Anna Deschampe

Grand Portage State Park ready for Memorial weekend

The river is running fast over the high falls and Grand Portage State Park is ready for Memorial Day weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Naturalist Anna Deschampe.


Campfire restriction lifted in BWCAW

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about local post offices and college loans

College loan affordability and reducing hours at rural post offices. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U. S. Senator Al Franken this morning on “Daybreak.”

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 has a contract with teacher's union

ISD 166 has certified a contract for the 2011-13 school year and approved a district literacy plan.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

"A dark and stormy week"

A sunny start to the week, but thunderstorms thereafter.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson who predicts a wet week.

Gray wolf

DNR outlines wolf season details -- a two part hunt and trap

Minnesota’s first regulated wolf hunting and trapping season will be conducted this fall and winter.

30- to 49-year-olds are increasingly moving to rural communities like ours

U of M study finds increase in 30- to 49-year-olds moving to rural communities

There’s a lot of talk about how more and more young people are leaving rural communities like ours.

Ball-A-Vis-X is a series of Balance/Auditory/Vision eXercises.

"Move it in May" - Youth Academics

"Move it in May" is a month-long celebration of active living in Cook County - sponsored by Sawtooth Mountain Clinic, North Shore Health Care Foundation, Health Reform Minnesota, Lloyd K.