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Camp Menogyn director discusses incident on Duncan Lake where camper died in storm

On June 19 a man was killed in a severe storm while camping on Duncan Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Matthew Curran at his office in Grand Marais

Discussion of new Border Patrol station in Grand Marais finding momentum

There are discussions being held by local elected officials, others around the state and perhaps beyond regarding a new Border Patrol station in Grand Marais.


Brian Larsen is the 2016 Ron Daws Ambassador Award winner. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Cook County news reporter honored at Grandma's Marathon

Grandma’s Marathon took place Saturday, June 18 along the North Shore.


Early saxifrage at Isle Royale National Park, Michigan (NPS/WikimediaCommons)

Isle Royale Workshops

WTIP's Veronica Weadock spoke with Executive Director Kristine Bradoff about workshops offered through the Isle Royale and Keweenaw Parks Association.


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Violent storm injures campers in BWCAW, one death reported

On Sunday night, June 19, a number of intense storms moved through northeastern Minnesota.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 18

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


Jillian Blezien stands with her father, Paul, near the shores of Mink Lake

Minnesota swimmer shares story of recovery during visit to Gunflint Trail

Minnesota swimmer Jillian Blezien hopes to swim across the English Channel. She has been training up the Gunflint Trail recently, including several long swims on area lakes.


Early summer

Summer finally comes to the North Shore

It promises to be a nice early summer weekend. There’ll be a little rain here and there, but plenty of sunshine.


Hungry Hippie Hostel

New North Shore hostel faces plumbing dilemma

The owners of the Hungry Hippie Hostel near Hovland are dealing with a state inspection of their plumbing that has led to potential hardships.


EDA President Howard Hedstrom

EDA advances on housing fronts

Joint EDA moves ahead on workforce housing. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Economic Development Authority president Howard Hedstrom.