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WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series with four volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


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School News will return soon!

Tune in again this fall for regular school news features from around Cook County!


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Local fish report for Friday, June 21

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are still hanging out fairly shallow…


Cook County Ramble: The First Waltz April 2013

The Local Music Project: The Cook County Ramble, The First Waltz

On a snowy April night, a crowd of about one hundred gathered at the Cascade Lodge and Pub in Lutsen to hear local musicians pay tribute to the late drummer and vocalist for The Band, Levon Helm.


Tofte Township fireworks

West End News: June 20

Planning is in full swing for the famous Tofte Fourth of July celebration.  The big news this year is that the fireworks will be on Friday, July 5, rather than on the Fourth.  This will allo


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"Bidder 70" tells story of Tim DeChristopher's civil disobedience in the name of saving wilderness

Beth & George Gage, directors of "Bidder 70," joined Dick Swanson recently to talk about their award-winning documentary. "Bidder 70" tells the story of Tim DeChristopher, a college student who entered a BLM oil and gas lease auction in order to save 22,000 acres of wilderness. Tim was indicted on two felony charges, but became a climate justice leader before serving time in federal prison. Hear what Beth & George have to say about Tim's remarkable act of peaceful protest.


Black bears near Seagull Lake, Cook County, MN.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 14

The Trail folk are rounding out week two with the “Neebing (summer) Express” bearing down on the territory.  By next time we meet over the airwaves, our


Lake Superior Surf by David Grinstead

Shipwreck hunters find remains of Henry B. Smith nearly 100 years after disappearing on Lake Superior

Buck chatted June 14 with Cloquet shipwreck hunter Jerry Eliason who, with a team of friends and family, recently located what they believe to be the Henry B. Smith, which went down in a storm in November 1913. Jerry says it was the find of a lifetime.


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New firehall buildings dedicated on Gunflint Trail

The Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department held a grand opening celebration for the newly expanded and upgraded Poplar Firehall, Wednesday, June 12, 2013.  WTIP's Carah Thomas was there.


Grand Portage Native Fish Hatchery

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Weekend News Roundup for June 15

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Firefighters at Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte, June 15, 2013

West End News: June 13

Several months ago, I mentioned my friend Art Wright, who was about to turn 100 years old.  Art did turn 100 four months ago, but unfortunately he passed away last week. 
 


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Local fish report for Friday, June 14

According to our fishing expert John Muhich at Buck’s Hardware, the walleyes are still hanging out fairly shallow…


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