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Shipping season comes to a close in the Port of Duluth-Superior

Despite frigid temperatures and record ice cover that slowed shipping during the 2014 season, overall tonnage through the Port of Duluth-Superior saw a 2.3% increase.


Walleye

Minnesota tightens walleye rules for 3 popular BWCAW lakes

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Authorities are tightening walleye regulations for three lakes in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area but loosening them for another popular northern Minnesota lake.


training robot

Cook County High School Robotics starts new season

Will Moore talks to Cook County High School's robotics team about their upcoming challenge and building robots. 


Meterologist Mike Stewart

Brief cold spell, otherwise warmer than normal

The last half of January has been warmer than usual. There are colder temperatures in the forecast, but they will be short-lived. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart.


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Weekend News Roundup for January 24

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.


Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center board hears public comment on January 22, 2015.

North Shore Hospital to make OB decision by end of month

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center board Thursday held a lengthy discussion regarding the continuation of elective deliveries and whether or not they should continue to offer this se


Busy winter for the Grand Marais Playhouse

Winter is a busy season for the Grand Marais Playhouse.


Lonnie Dupre

Off the mountain and on the phone: a conversation with explorer Lonnie Dupre

After conquering the mountain solo in January, Lonnie Dupre is off the mountain and will back in Cook County by the end of the month.


WTIP's Deb Benedict and Will Moore with Senator Al Franken (January 17, 2015)

Senator Franken Visits Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for Discussion on State of Rural Health

On Saturday, January 17th Minnesota’s U.S. Senator Al Franken was at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic for a discussion with local health care providers on the state of rural health.


Red Cross seeks 'everyday hero' nominations

The Red Cross is looking for nominations to honor heroes – people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty, often in everyday life.