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'Walleye' cover story focuses on boreal forest and climate change

Dr. Julee Boan, who is a wildlife official from Thunder bay and is also the author of the cover story for the April issue of the Walleye. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with Dr.

Radio Craft magazine

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 16

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Northern Sky: April 16 - 29

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota.

A Year in the Wilderness: April 15 - Saganaga at last

Cook County adventurers Dave and Amy Freeman are spending a year in the wilderness. On a regular basis they’ll be sharing some of their experiences traveling the BWCAW.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 15

There’s hope for serious spring-like temperatures as this week’s Gunflint scoop comes your way.

Mark Norquist in the BWCAW while filming "Fish Out of Water"

Minnesota filmmaker wins 'Sigurd F. Olson Award'

Minnesota filmmaker and outdoor advocate Mark Norquist was recently presented the Sigurd F. Olson Award by the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers organization.

Great Expectations

School News from Great Expectations: April 14

Doran and Trevor report the latest School News.

Jaws of Life

City to upgrade "Jaws of Life"

The Grand Marais City Council covered topics ranging from fire equipment to parks and recreation at their most recent meeting.    WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmi

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: April 13

Kalina, Sophia and Isabel report the latest School News.

Gunflint Trail

Commissioners discuss lowering speed limit on Gunflint Trail

Several of the Cook County Commissioners asked a representative from the Minnesota Department of Transportation on Tuesday, April 12, if the Gunflint Trail could have lower speed limits than are prese

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken introduces Zika virus legislation

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have characterized the Zika virus as scarier than initially thought. Sen.

Lake Superior spring

It'll take some time, but spring is around the corner

Slow but sure. Spring is coming this weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Miller

West End News: April 14

I’m reporting the West End News this week from the far west end, all the way out in Bozeman, Montana. I’m here on tour with the Plucked Up String Band.

Mary Somnis

EDA appoints Mary Somnis as director

 The Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) appointed Mary Somnis as its new executive director.

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