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The team stops to enjoy the view from Thunder Point on Knife Lake

Young women paddling to Hudson Bay update their progress

This is an update on the Journey 4 Renewal trip, which features four young women paddling from Seagull Lake at the end of the Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay this summer.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 25

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Severe weather claims the life of a camper. The Twin Metals lease issues continues.


Helicopter picking load for Isle Royale National Park

Trail projects involve helicopter on Isle Royale

A number of trail projects are underway at Isle Royal National Park this summer.


Wine barrels inside the North Shore Winery. Photo by Maggie Friedrichs

North Shore Winery set to open in July

A new winery in Lutsen is set to open its doors in July.


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Severe storms could return to the area later this weekend

Nice summer weather through Saturday afternoon, then a storm could roll in that sounds a little like the severe weather we experienced last Sunday.


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Camp Menogyn director discusses incident on Duncan Lake where camper died in storm

On June 19 a man was killed in a severe storm while camping on Duncan Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Matthew Curran at his office in Grand Marais

Discussion of new Border Patrol station in Grand Marais finding momentum

There are discussions being held by local elected officials, others around the state and perhaps beyond regarding a new Border Patrol station in Grand Marais.


Brian Larsen is the 2016 Ron Daws Ambassador Award winner. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County news reporter honored at Grandma's Marathon

Grandma’s Marathon took place Saturday, June 18 along the North Shore.


Early saxifrage at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (NPS/WikimediaCommons)

Isle Royale Workshops

WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke with Executive Director Kristine Bradoff about workshops offered through the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.


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Violent storm injures campers in BWCAW, one death reported

On Sunday night, June 19, a number of intense storms moved through northeastern Minnesota.