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Water level in Lake Superior high in summer of 2017

Lake Superior’s water level has been a topic of conversation to start the summer here along the North Shore.

Genuine Old-Time American Southern Square Dance

Finland, Minnesota
Sat, 07/01/2017 - 8:00pm

Farmers Market in Finland, Minnesota, June 29th

Clair Nelson Community Center
Thu, 06/29/2017 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm

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Weekend News Roundup for June 17

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Election complaint filed against new District One commissioner. Great Lakes levels are high.

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Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves 2017 Part 3: Not Just a Pretty Picture - the power of art to change and heal

This episode of Bringing Out the Best of Ourselves explores the power of art to heal us individually and as a community.

Lilacs are blooming in some areas, but not the Wildersmith yard yet.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: June 16

It’s hard to imagine June is half gone, and by the next time we meet on the radio the Summer Solstice will have passed us by.

Cook County Schools

Superintendent discusses art teacher dismissal

Through social media, controversy has developed over the non-renewal of the ISD 166 art teacher’s contract. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall about the issue.

Gunflint Trail

Canoe guide talks Boundary Waters Expo, Gunflint Trail adventures

The third annual Boundary Waters Expo is taking place June 17 and 18 toward the end of the Gunflint Trail.

Grand Marais

Roving Reporter: Plans for Father's Day 2017

Sunday, June 18 is Father’s Day, and WTIP Intern Sterling Anderson went to downtown Grand Marais recently to find out what people have planned. 

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News of local college students

Gustavus Adolphus College, a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn, held its commencement exercises on May 28.

Howard Hedstrom

EDA sells land to Spectrum Health for assisted living facility

​The Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority met on Tuesday, June 13 and in attendance was John Monacelli of Spectrum Health.

Momma Moose and twins on the Gunflint Trail

A moose and her twin babies walking on the Gunflint Trail near Nor'Wester Lodge (in a 40 mph zone), June 13, 2017.


West End News: June 15

Clare Shirley's West End News is a weekly feature on WTIP. Clare is a fifth-generation local, and third-generation canoe outfitter from Cook County's West End.

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk discusses Governor-Legislature stalemate

The Minnesota Legislature is suing Gov. Mark Dayton over his veto of lawmaker's funding.

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