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Weekend News Roundup for August 16

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


Tofte Township news

Big thanks to Louise Trachta, senior housing news, and more.  WTIP talks with Tofte Township Supervisor Jeanne Larson.  


Ranger Kurt Steele

Meet Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele

Closing in on his first year on the job, Tofte District Ranger sees opportunities and some challenges.


Forest restoration

Sugarloaf and partners receive $400,000 grant for forest restoration

Sugarloaf Cove and their conservation partners received a large grant from the Outdoor Heritage Council.


"The On-Time Circus" traveling puppet show comes to Grand Marais August 16

The On-Time Circus is a traveling puppet show that will be performing this Saturday in Grand Marais. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with puppet artist Margo McCreary on North Shore Mor


Celebrate '50 Years of Wilderness' on September 5&6

You can join in the celebration of “50 Years of Wilderness” at the Lake Superior Wilderness Conference in Duluth

Commissioner Garry Gamble

Commissioners discuss waters plans and invasive species

A unique collaborative water plan and invasive species action are a part of this week’s county board deliberations. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble


Mark Sandbo

EDA moves ahead on golf course management

Progress is moving ahead at Superior National. Seeding begins and there’s action on a management agreement. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Mark Sandbo.

 


Kristin Dearruda Wharton

Primary results set commissioner district matchups and Races take form in city elections

Primary results set commissioner district matchups

Tuesday’s primary settled the races for county commissioner in the two contested districts.