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Mayor Carlson

Officials talk about the zipline property purchase and other Grand Marais issues

The controversy over land purchased from the City of Grand Marais to build a zipline continues to boil.


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack backs wilderness land swaps

Just days after the Minnesota Legislature approved a plan to trade state land in the Boundary Waters for federal land outside the wilderness, U.S. Rep.


Moose calf

State Wildlife Vet discusses moose mortality

The Minnesota DNR will join other agencies by GPS collaring moose this fall.


Bull moose

GPS moose tracking yielding valuable information

Technology is helping researchers keep better track of the Arrowhead moose herd. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Dr.


Drought damage

North Shore conifers in state of stress

Conifers around Cook County are looking stressed. Year-long drought conditions are the probable cause.


Carol Christenson

Rain, then warm the rest of the week

The week ahead hold a little more rain and lots of sunshine. WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson who predicts a warmer drier rest of May.


YMCA

YMCA CEO Chris Francis on Community Center partnership

As planning for a new Cook County Community Center continues, one of the options being looked at is a management partnership with the Duluth YMCA.


"Looking at other community centers" interview series

Looking At Other Community Centers: Part 1

As planning for a new Cook County Community Center continues, we're taking a closer look at schools around the state that have attached community centers, to find out how that’s working and what


Calendar

Revised ISD166 School Calendar is WTIP’s First Thursday topic

The ISD166 school board has voted to try a different calendar for the 2012-13 school year.


Temperance River in Cook County, MN

Study monitors turbidity in Lake Superior streams

Many streams along the Minnesota coast of Lake Superior have been listed as impaired from either high turbidity or high fish mercury concentrations or both.  In this interview, WTIP volunteer Ver