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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 27

A much needed bridge replacement, invasive species, school levies, mining and mineral matters, taxes and a town hall…all this and more in the week’s news.


Northern pike

Friday Fish Report for June 26

Drifting minnows or leeches has produced walleyes at Elbow Lake in 6 feet, Two Island Lake in 8 to 12 feet, and Caribou Lake in 15 feet.

Clearwater Lodge Centennial Celebration

Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters
774 Clearwater Rd, Grand Marais
Sat, 08/15/2015 (All day)

Clearwater Historic Lodge and Canoe Outfitters is celebrating its 100th anniversary in business.

Published by University of Minnesota Press

North Shore natural history book is WTIP’s Community Conversation

The story of the Lake Superior watershed is now told in a stunning new comprehensive environmental history.


Rita Plourde

Annual meeting and patient portal news from clinic

Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde and nurse Patty Doherty talk about the recent clinic annual meeting and enrolling in the patient portal.


Mountain bikers

Weather will hold up for a dry 99er

It promises to be a good weekend for mountain biking. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about the prospects for a sunny Lutsen 99er.



Finland Farmers Market (courtesy of the Clair Nelson Intermodal Transportation Center)

West End News: June 25

I had two stark reminders of my own mortality this week. 


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City supports mountain bike trails designation

The city has signed on to support regional trail designation for the county. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


Tiger Swallowtail

North Woods Naturalist: An early butterfly of spring - the tiger swallowtail

They’re among our earliest butterflies in spring. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about tiger swallowtails.


Behind the scenes at Cook County Public Health & Human Services

From funders to partnerships, Public Health and Human Services is a cooperative venture. WTIP’s Veronica Weadock spoke with Yafa Napadensky of Cook County Public Health and Human Services.&


Commissioner Ginny Storlie

Commissioner Storlie recaps the recent county board meeting

The Hovland Town Hall will get county money for fix-up and new features and broadband projects are reviewed. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill recaps the Legislature's main and special sessions

Rep. David Dill (DFL--District 3A looks back on the full legislative session and the special session.


Moments in Time: Along Highway 61

The North Shore's Highway 61 hasn't always followed its current route.  In this edition of Moments in Time, WTIP’s ongoing series, Barbara Livdahl of Schroeder recalls the


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