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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.


 

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.


 

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 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


Maggie Friedrichs combs the beaches of Lake Superior to help keep them clean

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: 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


 

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.


 

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.


 

Spiny waterfleas disrupt the ecology of area lakes

It’s a tiny organism that’s infiltrated many Minnesota lakes causing large disruptions in the aquatic biomass even here in Cook County.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with aqu


 

Familiar faces bring changes to Camp Menogyn

YMCA Camp Menogyn up the Gunflint Trail has some changes to the management staff.