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Fire danger continues

Ontario fire causes smoke, ash over Upper Gunflint Trail; small fire at south edge of BWCA

The US Forest Service reported at 5:25 PM, Wednesday, that the fire burning within a quarter mile of the northern shore of Knife Lake near Emerald Lake in Ontario is causing smoke again in the


Hovland Post Office

Some area post offices to see reduced hours

Many small rural post offices will see their window hours cut to as few as four per day by the first of the year.


Dr. Leonard Sax

Author-speaker Leonard Sax here in October.

Dr. Leonard Sax is a psychologist and family physician.


National Weather Service

Weather to warm up but stay dry

Expect a warming trend this week, but it comes with a slim chance of rain. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Gregg Frosig.


Vintage radio

Weekend News Roundup for September 8

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Fall maple

Leaves begin to change color in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The leaves are just beginning to change color in Minnesota.


Campfires restricted

Lightning starts more fires in BWCAW

Lightning has touched off more wildfires in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Commissioner Tony Sertich

Sertich views renewable project in Silver Bay

There’s a sustainable green energy project starting up in Silver Bay.    WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Tony Sertich of the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitat


Ely area fire. Photo: USFS

BWCAW fire slowly grows near Ely

A fire in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness about 12 miles northwest of Ely continued to slowly grow Tuesday.


2012 Radio Waves

Forecast looking good for Radio Waves weekend

The week ahead looks fairly dry with just a possibility of sprinkles on and off. The Radio Waves Music Festival gets a big “Go Ahead”.