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Grand Portage National Monument (Jvstin/Flickr)

Grand Portage National Monument Update: June 20

Karl Koster is a ranger at the Grand Portage National Monument. He talked to WTIP about some of the events taking place at the monument this summer.


Dalmation Toadflax

Cook County Invasives Team Update: June 23

WTIP got an update from Angelique Edgerton, the Cook County Invasive Team's Coordinator about upcoming events with team, and how to stop the spread of Dalmation Toadflax.


Summer Naturalist Programs offered through the Superior National Forest

Cascade Lodge, Bluefin Bay, the Grand Marais Recreation Area… these are just a few locations where the Forest Service hosts programs to help you get to know your surroundings.  WTIP volunt


Rain?

Semi-summer weather slated for North Shore

Not a whole lot of sunshine and summer weather in the forecast, but at least not so much rain. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Dean Melde of the National Weather Service in Duluth.


Radio Hat

Weekend News Roundup for June 21

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


Photo by Yen H Nguyen via Flickr.

Lake Superior Binational Forum on preventing flood damage

WTIP talked to Lissa Radke of the Lake Superior Binational forum about some enviromentally friendly ways to prevent flood damage in urban areas.


Photo by Bill Gracey via Flickr.

The Explorer's Club ventures out

The Explorer's Club is a field-trip based youth program for 6 through 11 year olds that meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


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Andrew Beavers on the recent Lutsen Township Board Meeting

WTIP talked to Andrew Beavers, supervisor of the Lutsen Township Board, about their most recent meeting.


Matt Geretschlaeger

Zipline project appears to be at the end of its line

If statements by developer Matt Geretschlaeger are taken at face value, his more than two-year effort to make Superior Zipline a reality has ended and the Gunflint Trail property he obtained from the


Grand Opening of Gunflint Trail Firehall #3

The Gunflint Trail Volunteer Department Firehall #3 and Seagull Lake Community Center had their grand opening on June 17th, with more than 200 people coming to celebrate.