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North Shore Storm U12 girls celebrate a win

North Shore Storm having a great season

The North Shore Storm has three hockey teams heading to regional competition on March 3rd through 5th.

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society is planning an exhibit on the Ham Lake wildfire for this summer

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: March 3

Our “spring fling” cooled its heels as I key this week's Gunflint scoop. The crisp turn around has made for crusty remains over our northern landscape.

Phil Huston enjoys outdoor adventures of all kinds.

Silver Bay City Council hears plan for climbing adventure center

A Silver Bay man is proposing construction of an adventure center at the site of the former Spur gas station on Highway 61 in Silver Bay.

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Commissioners consider countywide mailbox policy

The county is considering a new policy regarding mailboxes for local residents.

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story. 

Taproot Landscaping


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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain: March 2

Grete, Grant and Kallie report the latest School News.

Click here for more School News.

West End News: March 2

This week’s West End News is brought to you with a theme: Civic engagement. Don’t turn down the dial, this is important stuff! Let’s start with the local level.

Rep. Rob Ecklund

Legislators begin planning budget requests

The Minnesota Legislature now has the latest budget forecast to mull over, so we can expect committees to start rolling out their spending proposals.

Bike Maintenance Workshop with Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

North House Folk School
Thu, 03/30/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mr. Kitty

Sunny's Back Yard: The story of Mr. Kitty

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 18 years and is a regular commentator on WTIP.

Mary Manning at the Apostle Island race

Mushing season not over yet for local mushers

Local mushers travel far and wide to pursue their sport with their canine athletes. A number of sled dog racers are preparing for the Copper Dog Sled Dog Race in Calumet, Michigan, on March 3-5.

Commissioner Sivertson

County moves ahead with work force housing project

The county commissioners voted unanimously to move ahead with the Lutsen work force housing project.

Anne Brataas

Boreal launches Blandin funded youth project

Boreal Community Media has received a grant from the Blandin Foundation to develop a program they call Boreal Corps, which involves students in grades 4 through 12.

The Nordic Nature Group and Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City adopts Climate Inheritance Resolution brought forward by Nordic Nature Group

The Nordic Nature Group, a contingent of young naturalists, spoke to the Grand Marais City Council on Wednesday, February 22. 

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