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Meteorologist Mike Stewart

The weather story: summer and smoke

Interference in the atmosphere, smoke in the air, but summer is still with us. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: From Bayfield to Baikal

Last summer a group of students and adults from Bayfield, Wisconsin, traveled to Lake Baikal in Russia.


Informational meetings about school levy

ISD 166 Operating Levy Steering Committee
Cook County Communinty Center, Grand Marais
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 6:30pm

At the end of December 2015, the current levy, which Cook County voters approved five years ago to support the students of ISD 166, will expire.

The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 23

Chapter 23: Birthday Balloons

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)


Kid and radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Another DFLer files for House District 3 seat. The DNR avoids a confrontation over wild rice.


School Bus {John Tornow /Flickr}

Time for Back-to-School Safety

Public Health and Human Services has back to school safety tips for students, parents and community members.


Yellow-crowned kinglet

Field Notes: Yellow-Crowned Kinglet

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 8:00 and 10:00.  Support for Field N


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: August 28

My, oh my, where has August gone? Entering this last weekend, it seems like we just started chapter eight.


Superior National Forest Update: August 28

Hi.  I’m Joe Mundell, Timber Sale Administrator, with this week’s edition of the National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte


Summer in the forest

Summer returns for the time being

Summer will be back for a few days and that includes a nice weekend. Also, the El Nino weather system promises to bring a warmer, wetter winter.


Crab spider

North Woods Naturalist: Crab Spiders

It’s a small spider that hides in plain view -- it can because it changes color. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about crab spiders.


September open house and membership drive at Cook County YMCA

There’s a lot happening at the Cook County YMCA this fall.


Rusty crayfish

What aquatic invasives are here in Cook County?

Spiny waterfleas, rusty crayfish, purple loosestrife….these are just a few of the invasives appearing in our area.


Commissioner Frank Moe

School Trust Lands on the county board docket

School Trust Lands are subject of proposed compromise at commissioners meeting.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 1 Commissioner Frank Moe.



Update from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and Moving Matters

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic will be sharing the results of their FISH project research, the clinic will be joined by a new family medicine physician, and Cook County has a new local food market.


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