Geotourism in the Heart of the Continent

‘Geotourism’ is the idea of sustainable tourism — that destinations should remain unspoiled for future generations — while allowing for ways to protect a place’s characte


Fall colors along a stream

Changes

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell recently went to downtown Grand Marais and asked folks about significant changes that they were currently going through or that had affected them earlier on in their live


Light on the Lake by Stephan Hoglund

Interview with Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about changing water levels

Youth Producer Sean MacDonell interviews Grand Marais Parks and Rec Director Dave Tersteeg about the changing water levels of Lake Superior and the impact that it has had on the Grand Marais harbor.


Library Friends hosts an annual book sale every Fisherman's Picnic

Fisherman's Picnic Annual Library Friends Book Sale

Every year during Fisherman's Picnic, the Library Friends have a large book sale at the Cook County Community Center.


It's almost time to go school shopping!

Back to School on a Budget

Sara Hadley of Cook County Public Health and Human Services talked to WTIP about how to do back-to-school shopping on a budget. More information and tips are available at 218-387-3603.


Red Squirrel (Bob MacInnes / Flikr)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: July 25

            Summer has stepped up, though not with a vengeance, while I begin this week’s Gunflint scoop.


Superior National Forest Update: July 25

Hi.  I’m Nancy Larson, District Ranger for the Gunflint Ranger District with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update  -  information on conditions affecti


"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior"

Who: 
Cook County Historical Society
Where: 
Cook County Historical Museum, 8 S Broadway, Grand Marais
When: 
Tue, 07/29/2014 (All day)
“By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior” is the new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais.
Thomas Heffelfinger

Jury deliberating Scannell sexual misconduct case

The case of Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell who is accused of sexual misconduct with a teenage girl has gone to the jury.


Muddy Hike (Steven Depolo/Flikr)

Recommendation: slog through the mud

While it's tempting to skirt around muddy spots, the savvy hiker comes prepared to slog through it and stick to the main trail.


Black Bear

The current condition of deer and bears

WTIP spoke to DNR wildlife manager Dave Ingebrigtsen about two large animal species: deer and bears.


West End News: July 24

As Cindy and I stood at our patio doors at 3:30 in the morning on Tuesday, I thought, “Here we go again.” 
 


Joseph Tamburino

Scannell testifies in misconduct trial

Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell, accused of sexual misconduct testified in his own defense yesterday and will be cross examined today.


Cook County Senior Center

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the Cook County Senior Center, July 25

During the North Shore Dragon Boat Festival, the Senior Center will be hosting a spaghetti dinner as a fundraiser. The dinner will be July 25th from 5 to 7 p.m.


St. Louis County courthouse

Teenage girl testifies in county attorney trial

A teenage girl has testified in the trial of a northern Minnesota prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct.


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