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Predictions and precautions for 2015 fire season

There’s a prediction that the spring of 2015 may be an active fire season.  WTIP’s Ann Possis spoke with Nancy Larson and Patti Johnson of the USDA Forest Service on Daybreak.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: The Role of Collaring in Moose Research

The moose population in northeast Minnesota has been in decline over the past decade. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, Dr.


The Great Place Project wants to know about your special place

It’s the second year for the Great Place Project, offering mini-grants for places that reflect the unique character and identity of the community.


Commissioner Frank Moe

Commissioners talk roads and radio towers with MnDOT

Septic inspections and plenty of talk about roads and radio towers. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe.


Tower

Commissioners resolve tower controversy – for now

On Tuesday, Cook County Commissioners unanimously voted to support a 180 foot ARMER radio tower for the Cascade tower location.


Chili Cook-Off Winners: "Tip Top Chefs" Julie Carlson and Sherrie Lindskog

Tip Top Chefs Julie Carlson and Sherrie Lindskog were this year’s winners of the 6th Annual International Cook County Chili Cook-Off.


Jim Wiinanen

Emergency Services Conference is annual 2-day event in April

The annual Emergency Services Conference is scheduled for late April.


Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award seeking applicants

The Grand Marais Art Colony recently announced the Eric Thomas Emerging Artist Award.  Youth Radio Project hosts Sean MacDonnell and Lynden Blomberg spoke with Art Colony Director Amy Demmer, ISD


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Winter hangs on, snow in forecast

Sunny, then snowy, but temps generally below average for the coming week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.


10th Annual Theater Sports Competition: March 23

It’s a blend of theater performance with elements of a sports competition – and it can be very exciting.