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A Year in the Wilderness: January 27 - Dogs and otters

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.


Superior National Forest Update: January 29

Hi.  I’m Chris Beal, wildlife biologist, with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte and Gunflint Districts of the Forest.


Madison Roy handles the puck for the North Shore Storm

The goals of a North Shore hockey captain

The season is winding down for the North Shore Storm girls’ hockey team this year. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story about the team’s captain, Madison Roy.


Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Mayor discusses city's timeline for Tomteboda property

The City of Grand Marais could move a bulk of its facilities and build new garages for city equipment at the top of the hill near WTIP by the end of 2016.


Snowy road

A below zero dip, then more snow and mild weather

A few more snowfalls coming this weekend and a below zero dip, then back to mild weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.
 


Photo courtesy of Sensortech Systems

Local biomass heating plant faces uncertain future

A long-proposed biomass plant in Grand Marais appears as though it won’t happen anytime soon. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story. 

 


West End News: January 28

Save the date for March 15 in Lutsen to hear the results of a two-year study by the North Shore Community Climate Readiness project.  Three universities cooperated on a variety of research method


Rachelle Christianson

MNsure open enrollment period ends Sunday

The open enrollment period for MNsure under the Affordable Care Act ends on Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s Rachelle Christianson who serves as the


Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: January 27

Kalina, Sophia and Silas report the latest School News.


Zebra mussels

County board discusses land use plan and invasive species

The county board has adopted a new Comprehensive Land Use Plan and will add invasive water species enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie
 


Rita Plourde

February is "Move It" month

February is “Move It” month and this year there are scads of activities and events planned. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde.


John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Mushers prepare for upcoming Beargrease race

There are many factors that go into a successful run in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Race.


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