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North Shore air quality 'above average' in Minnesota

Air pollution has become a growing concern in the past few years, including here in Minnesota.

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WTIP's Weekend News Roundup for October 1

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Brook trout

First week of October brings changes to local fishing scene

The first week of October marks some significant changes in open fishing seasons here along the North Shore and on inland lakes.

Note the following seasons:

Why do leaves change color in the fall?

Naturalist Kurt Mead explains why fall is so colorful...and tells us about his favorite fall driving tour.

A black bear visits a North Shore home on Sept. 28. Photo by Ardie Lien.

Local DNR officer talks autumn bear activity

Bears are busy foraging the forests at this time of year getting ready for winter.

Fall color

Nice fall weather perfect for a color tour

Looks like a dry weekend ahead with temps in the 60’s and not much wind, so the color will stay on the trees.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Ke

Teresa Borak

Flu shot season is here

Flu Shot season is here. Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde and outreach nurse Theresa Borak talk about influenza and the flu clinics with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.

Clean, drain, dry

County will have a new AIS billboard yet this year

The boating season is winding down and we made it through the summer with no new aquatic invasive species showing up in our lakes.

Moose in Superior National Forest

Online petition created to curb ongoing moose hunt

An online petition has been created as an effort to end a recently-established moose hunt in northeastern Minnesota.

More than 60 canoes and kayaks left River Point Resort to greet the Freemans. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Outdoor enthusiasts travel many miles in support of Dave and Amy Freeman

Explorers Dave and Amy Freeman concluded their Year in the Wilderness on Friday, Sept. 23 at River Point Resort and Outfitting Company near Ely.