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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 loses hard-to-replace instructor

In a surprise move, ISD166 loses Industrial Tech instructor to Lake Superior College. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz two recent school meetings.

 


It's getting colder

Sub zero lows are coming

Colder weather coming to stay around for a week or so. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Commissioner Doo-Kirk

County updates trail clearing progress

The county board has taken action to try and leverage funds from the state to help with clearing winter trails after heavy snowfalls are hampering access.


Dave Tersteeg

Rec Park reservations off to great start

Once again the Grand Marais Recreation Park set sign-up records for the 2016 camping season.


Frank Moe with one of his many dogs

Frank Moe provides dogs for Freeman's winter in wilderness

Dave and Amy Freeman are transitioning to ice travel during their year in the wilderness.


Ed Walimaa helping clear the Banadad Trail by hand

County seeks state aid to assist with recreational trail cleanup

Cook County Commissioners agreed to reach out to the Capitol and State Legislature to see if funding can be provided to help remove heavy snow and fallen or sagging trees on the vast network of recrea


Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Trout ice fishing season opens in BWCAW

The trout fishing opener for lakes located within the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness opened Friday, Jan. 1.


National Weather Service

Look for colder weather by the weekend

Looks like a nice weather week to start the new year, but it gets more like winter toward the weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Geoff Grochocinski.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 2, 2016

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


New Year

A Mild New Year's weekend

The New Year’s weekend promises to be mild for this time of year…no 20 below temps like a couple of years ago.