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Herring numbers likely to impact DNR's Lake Superior fishery plan

Herring numbers are low in Lake Superior, according to the Department of Natural Resources. This could impact the way the lake is managed in the future as a fishery.


Kimber Wraalstad

Construction progress at the Care Center

A new boiler and LP tank, construction progress and a revised logo.  WTIP’s Gary Atwood spoke with hospital and care center administrator Kimber Wraalstad.


Carol Christenson

Wet weather on the way for the weekend

WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson spoke with Carol Christenson of the National Weather Service in Duluth.  
 


GES

Great Expectations Charter School Administrator Peter James

‘Growing Hearts and Minds, One Child at a Time’ – that’s the motto at Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.  Tracy Benson speaks with Administrator Peter Jame


Jan Sivertson

Commissioner Jan Sivertson reports on yesterday’s meeting

 Gary Atwood spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson after yesterday’s Cook County Commissioner’s meeting 
 


Members of the adventuring team take a break in northern Canada

Quebec paddlers talk about trip to Arctic

Though we have no shortage of outdoor adventurers who live throughout the WTIP listening area, news reporter Joe Friedrichs recently spoke with a group of Canadian explorers who took the term “o


'Making It through Fall' at North House Folk School

From keeping your kitchen knives sharp to sourdough bread….to learning to get along without duct tape….the Making It Through Fall sessions at North House have a lot to offer. WTIP v


new Arrowhead Co-op community solar array

Community solar: What it is and how it works

Cook County's local electric co-op, Arrowhead, recently installed a community solar array, and members can subscribe to the output. We wanted to learn more, so we talked with Prof. Kathryn Milun of the Institute on the Environment and UMD, who has been studying community solar and developed a project called the Solar Commons. You can learn more about Arrowhead's local project here


'Walking School Bus' scheduled for October 21

All students are welcome to walk or bike with the 'Walking School Bus' group on October 21.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Inching toward fall: on again, off again weather

According to the National Weather Service, the week looks ‘fall-ish.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.