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Evan Flom (left), Andy Butter and Allissa Stutte with the baby stroller they plan to push around Lake Superior

Trio aims to run around Lake Superior this summer while pushing baby stroller

A group of three friends are running around Lake Superior this summer, on an expedition that will start in Ashland, Wisconsin in May and continue until the trio returns there in August.


Ice and Whitewater

Climatologist talks ice-out forecast for Gunflint Trail lakes

What roles do rain and wind play in removing ice from lakes in Cook County? WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs speaks with Pete Boulay of the Minnesota Climatology Office to find out. 
 


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Cold and wet will change to cool and sunny

The cold, wet weather should slowly morph into cool and sunny as the week progresses. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Mike Stewart.


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Fika Coffee set for new location in Lutsen

Fika Coffee has big plans for the business in 2016, including moving its base of operations to a new location in Lutsen.


Listening to the radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 23

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Interior Secretary warns about development near the wilderness.


New Logo

New name and logo for hospital

North Shore Health is the new name for Cook County’s hospital and care center.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber Wraalstad about new IDs, art and disasters


A trash pickup was held Wednesday, April 22 in Grand Marais

Local youths lead group picking up trash on Lake Superior shores

Earth Day is on April 22 this year, and in recognition of that a group led by local youths in the community went out to pick up trash on the shores of Lake Superior in Grand Marais.


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk: input to the county board on mining resolution was non-threatening

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk is embroiled in a controversy over a mining resolution discussed and not acted upon by the county board.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the District 3 Senat


Chelsea Froemke

Preparation continues for group traveling from Seagull Lake to Hudson Bay

A group of four women are planning a trip from Seagull Lake at the end of the Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay this summer.


Brook trout

Grand Marais event highlights DNR trout management plans along North Shore

There was an open house Tuesday, April 19 at the Cook County Community Center to discuss the DNR’s Lake Superior Fisheries Management Plan in Minnesota.