After the rain in Cook County last night, the U.S. Forest Service has lifted the fire restrictions that were to go into effect at 12:01 this morning. Campfires are now permitted.
Two small fires are burning to the west of us in the Quetico Provincial Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Fort Francis Fire Operations Supervisor Mike Pistilli (PIS-tilly).
Fire restrictions will go into effect for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Tofte and Gunflint districts only starting Friday August 30th at 12:01 a.m.
Drier weather means increased fire danger and the Labor Day holiday calls for increased vigilance.
The summer we all wished for is here, but perhaps more than what we had wanted. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christensen about hot and dry.
The Grand Marais Playhouse production of "Dix Tableau," directed by Susan Kelnberger, opened on Thursday, August 22, and will run through September 1.
School starts Sept. 3, so lots of housekeeping issues were discussed at the recent ISD166 board meeting.
Summer is late, but great. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about warm weather and the promise of a mild fall.
Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. Emerald ash borers have been found in Superior, Wisconsin.
The U.S. Forest service has today closed all campsites on two lakes in the BWCAW until further notice. The campsites affected are on Caribou and Little Caribou lakes.