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Gitchi-Gami State Trail

Progress on the Gitchi-Gami State Trail

Construction in progress, but plenty of miles open on the Gitchi Gami State Trail.  WTIP volunteerRandy Eastlund learns more in this interview with Kevin Johnson of DNR Parks an


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Healthcare Foundation announces 2nd Quarter grant awards

The North Shore Healthcare Foundation has announced the recipients in their latest round of grants to local healthcare providers. 
 


Rain in the forecast

Summer slow in coming

Rainy and cool weather until later in the week, then sunny and higher temps. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Declan Cannon.


Wildfire

June First Thursday features fire season panel discussion

Cook County has had its share of wildfires and some have been devastating to the forest and private property.


Teen, homework, radio

Weekend News Roundup for June 8

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


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Deer Hunters banquet is June 18

The Arrowhead Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association hosts its annual banquet on June 18. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Pete Harris about the advantages of signing up early.


Grand Marais harbor photo courtesy Harbor Friends

Historical Society offering Saturday walking tours

The Cook County Historical Society is offering guided walking tours of Grand Marais harbor Saturdays through the summer, starting June 8.  


Park Manager Dave Tersteeg

Foot bridge moves to park and swimming lessons are underway

The Community Connection foot bridge has been moved to the Grand Marais Rec Park, swimming lessons have started and a memorial tree has been approved in Harbor Park.


North Shore forest and river

North Shore Landowner Workshop Friday at Wolf Ridge

The North Shore Forest Collaborative will offer a free workshop for North Shore landowners on Friday, June 7, from 12:30 – 4 p.m.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Low temps usher in June

Frost and record low temps across the Northland, but the forecast is for warmer and dry weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson.