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PolyMet Mining proposed processing facility at the former LTV Steel Mining Co. plant near Hoyt Lakes, MN

Final Polymet environmental impact study released

The final environmental review for Minnesota’s proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine says wastewater from the project would have to be treated indefinitely to prev

Sen. Tom Bakk

A look ahead at the 2016 legislative session from a commissioner and senator

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk and IRRRB Commissioner Mark Phillips were in town this week and WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with them about the 2016 legislative session, projects, money and the la

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken to introduce "stalking app" bill

If you think you’re being stalked, followed or otherwise having your privacy intruded upon, you’re not paranoid -- you could be right.

Cook County Schools

Reaction: Board chair and superintendent assess levy referendum failure

Cook County voters on Tuesday rejected the ISD166 Operating Levy Referendum by 101 votes.

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The value of bats along the North Shore

A recent event in Silver Bay focused on bat awareness and education. WTIP News Reporter Joe Friedrichs takes a closer look at what the “bat themed” event was all about.


Arts and culture have strong economic impact on county

It’s long been known that the arts and culture are important to Cook County.

Shawn Perich talks about the 2015 Deer Season

Deer hunting season is a busy time of the year. WTIP volunteer Mary Manning talked with Minnesota outdoorsman Shawn on North Shore Morning. 

Stage Door: Auditions

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Temperature fluctuations on tap

Is it El Nino?  Definitely warmer than normal temperatures.  Fluctuations expected.