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Park Service discusses wolf management plan for Isle Royale

The National Park Service is considering reintroducing up to 30 wolves at Isle Royale National Park.


Cascade River State Park

Funding issues could impact North Shore state parks

WTIP continues its discussion with various state and regional organizations who face budget cuts or other financial complications in 2017.


War of the Worlds on radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 15

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. State parks may suffer budget cuts.


Kirk Lee Bigby enters the Cook County Courthouse April 14th

Bluefin shooter back in court, prepares for June trial

It has been more than 16 months since Kirk Lee Bigby was first accused of intentional second-degree murder that resulted from a shooting at Bluefin Bay in December 2015.


The first Radio Waves Music Festival logo (created by Tim Young)

Call for Artists: 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Logo Design

In celebration of the 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival – scheduled for September 8 to 10, 2017 - WTIP  invites artists to submit designs to be considered for this year&rsqu


Sheriff's squad

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, April 3 to Sunday, April 9. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


Dave Seaton, owner of Hungry Jack Outfitters, with the rescued moose. Photo by Matt Schmidt

Update on moose rescued from Hungry Jack Lake

The dramatic moose rescue on Hungry Jack Lake on April 10th made headlines in media organizations across the state and beyond.


April showers

Precipitation is in the weekend forecast

There’s a good chance for rain over the weekend, but mild temperatures as well.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Bryan Howell.


interior of Super North Outdoor Center, photo by Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

Superior North Outdoor Center to become Fireweed Bike Co-Op

After 30 successful years, Superior North Outdoor Center owners Mark and Melinda Spinler are selling the local bike shop to Grand Marais mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux, who plans to turn it into a member


Dave Seaton, owner of Hungry Jack Outfitters, marvels at the rescued moose. Photo by Jim Morrison

Moose rescued on Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through ice

A young moose broke through the ice on Hungry Jack Lake on Monday, April 10. Soon afterward, residents of the Gunflint Trail took to the ice in an attempt to save the moose.