Local News

10th Annual Theater Sports Competition: March 23

It’s a blend of theater performance with elements of a sports competition – and it can be very exciting.


Radio theatre

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for March 21

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


Cross River (Matt Becker /Flikr)

Schroeder Township elections and annual meeting update

The Schroeder Township Board held their annual meeting and elections on March 10.


Kimber Wraalstad

Hospital board reflects on care center 50th

The Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center board discussed the building expansion plans and budget as well as reflected on the care center 50th anniversary.


"Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life" presentation March 23

“Blue Zones: Secrets of a Long Life” will be featured at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Monday, March 23. WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson spoke with Tony Buettner of the Blue Zones


Lissa Radke

WTIP says farewell to Lissa Radke - long-time voice of the Lake Superior Binational Forum

The Lake Superior Binational Forum recently lost its EPA funding, and as a result WTIP will lose one of its monthly voices, that of Lissa Radke, coordinator with the Forum. WTIP host Joey De


Lutsen Township Board Annual Meeting and Election Results

The Lutsen Township Board recently held their annual meeting and elections on March 10.


Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

"Once Upon a Folktale" storytelling class offered at North House March 27&28

“Once Upon a Folktale” is a storytelling class being offered at North House Folk School. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with instructor


Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: The Environmental Cost of Road Salts

We often rely on road salts for winter driving safety, but their use is controversial. In this edition of the Lake Superior Project, we learn about the impact of these salts on the environment.


Ginny Storlie

Lake View Dairy and new administrator progress discussed at Board Meeting

A resolution regarding Lake View Dairy, progress on hiring an administrator and a busy West End.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie about this week’s County Bo