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Rusty crayfish are a common invasive species in Cook County
Some of the many lakes in Cook County have an invasive species in them known as the rusty crayfish. Amanda Weberg is the aquatic invasive species coordinator for Cook County, and she’s in charge of stopping the crayfish invasion by enlisting people to catch them, and, of course, eat...
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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Isle Royale to increase fees, the shipping season sees heavy international traffic and the state’s wolf population remains stable…all this and more in the week’s...
Sun and Showers
Nice late summer weather with a mix of sun and showers.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Joe...
Commissioner Frank Moe
The county board begins budget talks, which will last through year’s end. Also, the board will act soon on a proposed half-percent sales tax for county transportation needs. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District One Commissioner Frank...
Starry stonewort
Zebra mussels have managed to find their way into Northwest Minnesota lakes and a new threat is posed with the advance of a macro algae, starry stonewort. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator Amanda...
Corey Belt (while in Cook County)
Cook County resident Corey Belt spent the fall and winter of 2015-16 at McMurdo Station in Antarctica as part of their fuel department, aiding vehicles used to do all manner of scientific research on the seventh continent. Will Moore has an in-depth interview with him on his experiences,...
Kids at GES
School is just around the corner but there’s plenty going on for Great Expectations teachers and staff. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with GES administrator Peter James about elementary reading collaboration workshops for all four schools in the county.

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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Isle Royale to increase fees, the shipping season sees heavy international traffic and the state’s wolf...
Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake...


Dr. Tiffany Wolf and Dr. Seth Moore
Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior...
Dave and Amy on Knife Lake
On September 23, 2015, Dave and Amy Freeman embarked on a year-long adventure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Their hope is to protect the Boundary Waters from proposed...
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