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Commissioner Gamble

County-MPCA spar over one size fits all septic regs

Key retirement at the county, septic negotiations with the MPCA and local food production opportunities. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble.

Borealis Chorale and Orchestra to perform "Crazy Cold Beautiful" - February 5&6

The Borealis Chorale and Orchestra will be performing a musical work inspired by the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon.

Moose capture - photo courtesy the Minnesota DNR.

Hard times continue for Minnesota's moose population

Minnesota’s moose population continues to face a variety of hardships that could be contributing to its decline. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this issue. 


Cook County health and human services director to retire

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Cook County Public Health and Human Services Director Sue Futterer announced she plans to retire in July.

Cook County Schools

Principal discusses Industrial Arts changes

Cook County Schools ISD 166 recently lost its Industrial Arts instructor and is scrambling to replace him.

Photo by Nick Stenstrup

Duluth-Superior Port closes for season

With a warm start to the winter and complexities from the steel industry, the shipping season was interesting at the Port of Duluth-Superior.

Radio Girl

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 16, 2016

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

Fish taken in the 2015 trout opener. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Trout opener moves beyond BWCAW

(Audio Below)-- January 16 marks the opening of the ice fishing season for essentially any and all lakes in northeastern Minnesota.

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Flooded parking lot on city agenda

The Grand Marais City Council has started to explore changes in the flooding city parking lot. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


It's getting colder

Weekend to turn cold, struggle to get above negative numbers

Warmer weather is about to turn into colder weather this weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.