Emergencies can strike anytime, but summer is a good time to review your preparedness for severe weather, wildfires and other untimely events.
The second weekend of this new month found our part of the world leaning toward the dry side of the weather ledger.
The start of school is around the corner, the ISD166 board needs a candidate and nine-man is in the future. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.
Hi. I’m Nancy Larson, Gunflint District Ranger, with this week’s edition of the Superior National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreatio
If you follow the news around the
Great Lakes, chances are you’ve heard of Asian carp.
April Knight, the adventurous nurse from North Carolina, arrived in York Factory on Hudson Bay on Tuesday, August 5th. April left Sawbill Lake in Tofte on May 17th.
Dick & Ann welcomed the band Floydian Slip (Scott McCafferty, bass; Olaf Kirsten, guitar; Andy Noyes, guitar; and Jeff Kriner, drums) to Studio A Aug. 1 for fun conversation and great original music & covers. They were in town to play two shows at the Gun Flint Tavern. You can learn more about them and where they play next here.
There are a lot of ash trees in our Superior National Forest, and the emerald ash borer is affecting ash trees and forest ecosystems in nearby areas.
Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30. Support for Field Notes comes from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritag
From decorative woodcarving to rosemaling, North House Folk School has the classes! WTIP host Mark
Lucy Perpich of the Violence Prevention Center discussed challenges of serving a rural community, in addition to her leaving the Cook County area, with North Shore Morning host Sherrie Lindskog.
They’re a refreshing snack to find along a trail. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about thimbleberries.
The U of MN Solar Vehicle Project is an organization of undergraduate engineering students who research, design and construct a solar vehicle every two years. Jake Herbers, a student leader with the team, joined Dick Aug. 1 to talk about some of the challenges involved in constructing and racing a solar car. You can learn more about the project here.
New "By Way of Water" exhibit at Cook County Historical Museum features artifacts, multimedia displays, and more-
"By Way of Water: Our History with Lake Superior" is a new exhibit at the Cook County Historical Museum in Grand Marais. It shares stories of how the Lake shaped the people and communities of our region. Director of the museum Carrie McHugh joined Ann Aug. 1 to talk about all the cool items and displays in the exhibit, and what people will learn about when they visit.
This has been a particularly bothersome summer for mosquitoes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about these pesky pests.