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Lee Radzak at Split Rock

Top honor given to Split Rock lighthouse keeper

The manager of Split Rock Lighthouse along the North Shore was presented with a prestigious award recently.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 11

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


Solar panels find a welcome home on co-op's roof in Grand Marais

There are some new additions to the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op. And they come in the form of solar panels.

Dave and Amy Freeman relax with Chef Lukas Leaf at camp on Rush Lake in the BWCAW. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

A reporter and a chef join Dave and Amy Freeman in the Boundary Waters

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs and Chef Lukas Leaf recently joined Dave and Amy Freeman at their camp on Rush Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Summery weather in the forecast for this weekend

Temperatures could get up into the high 70’s this weekend and the weather will feel more like early summer than in recent weeks.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Servi

Fire reported at Hedstrom Lumber

A fire was reported Wednesday at Hedstrom Lumber Company at approximately 2 p.m. This is the third fire at the local lumber company in the past month. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs has this report.

Grayback and pup mate, Axel. Photo by Heidi Pinkerton for the International Wolf Center

International Wolf Center debuts new members of pack

The two newest members of the International Wolf Center in Ely made their public debut on June 6.

Lions Club

Lions talk about their service projects, annual celebration and fresh faces

The motto for the Lions Club is “We Serve” and that goes beyond all they do for Fisherman’s Picnic.


The impact of earthworms along the North Shore

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this report about changing ecosystems as a result of earthworms along the North Shore and the surrounding region. 

Moose numbers continue to decline in the Arrowhead

Dead moose on popular mid-Gunflint Trail lakes an unwelcome sight for paddlers

Dead moose floating in the water on two popular Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness lakes has alarmed a number of visitors in the area recently.