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Labor Day

Most of the Labor Day Weekend looks like nice weather

The weekend looks like nice late summer weather with a little rain coming in late Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson about the


Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert - August 14, 2016

The entire Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert was recorded by WTIP on August 14, 2016.


Black Bear

Local guide talks ethics of bear hunting in Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources says the state’s black bear population is on the rise. The state’s bear hunting season opens Thursday, Sept.


Director/Writer Daniel Stine

Upcoming film to shoot in Grand Marais in September

"Virginia, Minnesota" is an upcoming film from Rushaway Pictures about a group of young women who return to northern Minnesota to revisit a troubling past.


Crooked Spoon Cafe

Crooked Spoon's 10 Year Anniversary

The Crooked Spoon Cafe is celebrating 10 years of bringing unique foods to downtown Grand Marais.


Jim Wiinanen

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. Being prepared for emergencies means having a plan and taking a few reasonable actions ahead of time.


Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Sheriff talks about Back to School and Labor Day

School starts and that means heightened patrols by law enforcement in the school zone. Also it’s Labor Day weekend, the last big weekend before the leaf season starts.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

It's not always cooler by the lake

Another week of nice late summer weather with a mix of sun and showers.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson about the week ahead and why


Rusty crayfish are a common invasive species in Cook County

The joys of eating Cook County crayfish

Some of the many lakes in Cook County have an invasive species in them known as the rusty crayfish. Amanda Weberg is the aquatic invasive species coordinator for Cook County, and she’s in c


Car radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 27

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.