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WTIP Weekend NewsRoundup for March 17

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.

Gray wolf

Isle Royale wolves may go extinct

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Scientists say the gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park are dangerously close to extinction.

Spring grass fire

Warm weather and melting snow means increased fire danger

Unseasonably warm, dry weather may mean an early spring, but it could bring higher fire danger with the higher temps.

Kelly Schoenfelder and Barbara Jean Johnson

WTIP wins awards from Minnesota Associated Press

WTIP is being recognized for two features produced by station staff in the 2011 Minnesota AP Broadcasters Awards.

Cook County Schools campus

County-ISD166 discuss new community center

The county and ISD166 are once again talking about a collaboration. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report on the school, community center and the YMCA.

Water pump

National Ground Water Awareness Week is March 11-17

More than 1 million people residing in more than 400,000 households in Minnesota rely on private wells as their source of drinking water.  While wells can provide high quality drinking water, sta

Tofte Town Hall

West End Townships election results

The West End Townships of Lutsen, Tofte, and Schroeder held their annual meetings and elections last night. In Lutsen, 118 votes were cast.

Pagami Creek fire crews. Photo: Duluth Pack

BWCAW wildfire aftermath includes campsite closures

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With just a few weeks before the spring camping season opens in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, the U.S.


Vikings, Mariners end boys' basketball seasons with Section 7-A losses

The boys’ basketball season ended Saturday for both Cook County and Silver Bay as the teams lost quarterfinal round games in the Section 7-A Playoffs.