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Sun and Showers

Late summer mix of warm and wet

Nice late summer weather with a mix of sun and showers.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe Moore.

Starry stonewort

A tenacious macro algae is spreading through the state

Zebra mussels have managed to find their way into Northwest Minnesota lakes and a new threat is posed with the advance of a macro algae, starry stonewort.

Corey Belt (while in Cook County)

Corey Belt's Antarctic Adventure - Full Interview

Cook County resident Corey Belt spent the fall and winter of 2015-16 at McMurdo Station in Antarctica as part of their fuel department, aiding vehicles used to do all manner of scientific research on

North Shore Health

Care Center residents moved into new rooms

It was moving day last week at the care center, and now work begins on two other wings in the facility. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad.

Sun and Rain

Warm but sometimes wet weather for the week

This week we’ll see alternating weather systems – warm, wet, warm, wet, etc.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 20

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The transportation tax hearing turns into a Pike Lake Road protest.

Photo courtesy of the Denis Sullivan.

Education aboard the Denis Sullivan

The tall ship Denis Sullivan is often used as a platform for education by the Minnesota Sea Grant. As the vessel headed to Duluth, WTIP's Matthew Brown spoke with two teachers sailing on the ship.

Tessa Larson, Matt Nesheim and Avery the dog

Family and friends of Grand Marais resident make journey to Hudson Bay more meaningful

The Journey 4 Renewal Team featuring Grand Marais resident Tessa Larson completed their canoe journey from Seagull Lake to Hudson Bay this summer.

Late summer

Rain on and off, then sun...but it feels like fall

We’ll be experiencing some on and off rain until Sunday. Afterwards the sun returns for a few days, but the temps will be cooler.

Andy Butter, left, with his running associates Allissa Stutte and Evan Flom

Grand Marais resident completes run around Lake Superior

The trio of young adventurers who spent the summer running around Lake Superior pushing a baby stroller have completed their 1,300-mile mission.