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Presentation to focus on hazardous barrels found in Lake Superior

The public is invited to attend a presentation on Wednesday, May 11 at the Grand Marais Public Library by Frank Koehn, a spokesman for a federally funded project to investigate barrels containing haza


Student-created art from the 2016 Oshki Ogimaag 'Public Art Project'

Oshki Ogimaag "Public Art Project" exhibit on Thursday, May 12

Jana Berka spoke with Oshki Ogimaag's Belle Janicek about Oshki's participation in the “Public Art Project” which features artwork created by Oshki Ogimaag students.


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Burglary at Grand Marais Pharmacy involves prescription drug theft

The Cook County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a suspect or suspects involved with a burglary at the Grand Marais pharmacy that occurred on Friday night, May 6.


Crews battle a wildfire near Embarrass, Minnesota. Photo by Matt Herberg

Update on wildfires burning in northeastern Minnesota

WTIP's Joe Friedrichs spoke with Jean Goad, a spokeswoman for the Minnesota Interagency Fire Center in Grand Rapids, on May 9 about a series of wildfires in northeastern Minnesota. 


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

A little rain, a little cooler, a little snow...

Good chance of rain in the mid-week forecast, but the long-range view is for warmer but dry weather. Oh, yes, there is a mention of possible snow by the weekend.


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Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will conduct surveys and assessments on several


A look inside Upstate in Grand Marais

New store in downtown Grand Marais strives to keep it "North Woods modern"

A new store is open in downtown Grand Marais that features modern decor while venturing from standard moose or wolf paintings and pictures.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for May 7

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


Fire danger increasing with dry weather

Fires near Iron Range town and Canada bring smoke to Cook County, North Shore

Smoke lingering in Cook County Friday evening is the result of a fire near Hoyt Lakes, which is a small town on the Iron Range approximately 110 miles from Grand Marais.


North House Folk School

Folk school trend finds welcoming home in North Shore region

A new folk school opening this month in Duluth has followed suit with the trend of folk schools arriving to northeastern Minnesota.