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"We all know February can easily mean “proceed with caution.” There is snow yet to fall and winds to howl..."

Wildersmith February 3

February has called on us “up the Trail folks” in more seasonal fashion. Temps have been cold, but not bitter, with some decent snow, but nothing to boast about.


The Minnesota deer harvest has declined in the past two years.

Points North: On Deer Deficits and Dead Dogs

When it came to northern Minnesota deer hunting, my father believed you took the good and the bad when it came to deer abundance.


Low water levels on Lake Superior

Lake level drop is normal for Jan.

The level of Lake Superior dropped three inches in January, about the usual decline for the month, according to the International Lake Superior Board of Control.


Fish a likely source of mercury in food

Mercury levels high in North Shore babies

One in 10 babies along Minnesota's North Shore are born with unhealthy levels of mercury in their bodies. That, according to a new report on contamination around Lake Superior.


Walleye close-up and personal

Local Fishing Report for Friday, Feb. 3

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, this week has seen a return to some walleye action.


A Photo by George Desort/ Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: A Perfect Storm of Circumstances

Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches. Seemingly pristine and still very wild, the North Shore of Lake Michigan is a wilderness destination.


It's approaching caucus time in Cook County

West End News Feb. 2

After ducking the various cold viruses that are rampaging through the county, I finally got caught a couple of days ago, which explains why I’m singing bass in the choir today.


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Gar Alperovitz discusses current crises in the U.S. political & economic systems

Bob spoke Jan. 20 with Gar Alperovitz, author of "America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming Our Wealth, Our Liberty and Our Democracy," about possible approaches and solutions to the current state of affairs in American society.


Sen. Al Franken

Senator Franken discusses wolves, manufacturing, mahnomen

Minnesota US Senator Al Franken talked about the Federal delisting of grey wolves, Minnesota's hi-tech manufacturing potential and mahnomen porridge with WTIP DayBreak host Roger&nb


Pine Marten

Of Woods and Words: Winter Neighbors

Traditionally, winter marks a period of stillness in the North woods.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill on wolves and mining

State Representative David Dill (DFL-Crane Lake) spoke to WTIP's Carah Thomas on Tuesday, January 31st, sharing his views on wolf management and precious metals mining.


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