Local News

Environmental Stewardship Awards include Minnesota recipients

This year's Environmental Stewardship Awards included three Minnesota recipients.


Grand Marais Biomass Project Update

WTIP's Gary Atwood gives an update on the proposed Grand Marais Biomass District Heat project.

(Photo by Glen Malley on Flickr)


Ruffed Grouse

Annual Ruffed Grouse Society Banquet - September 4

The annual banquet for the North Shore Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society is coming up Thursday, September 4th, at the American Legion in Grand Marais.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke w


StandDown event in Duluth assists Veterans: August 22

As part of a series of StandDown events across northern Minnesota, Duluth will be offering "one-stop services" with information and assistance available from multiple agencies


Sugarloaf Cove

Nature-writing workshop at Sugarloaf Cove: August 23

‘Stories from Sugarloaf Cove’ is a nature-writing workshop being offered Saturday, August 23rd,from 10am to 1pm.  WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Jill Swenson, Guest Speake


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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