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Northern Sky: April 15 - 28

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

War of the Worlds on radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 15

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. State parks may suffer budget cuts.

April brings us brilliant spring sunsets.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 14

Gunflint territory heads into the third week of month four having just passed the Ojibwe, “maple sugar moon,” (Iskigamizige Giizis).  Spring is in full command now and has be

Kirk Lee Bigby enters the Cook County Courthouse April 14th

Bluefin shooter back in court, prepares for June trial

It has been more than 16 months since Kirk Lee Bigby was first accused of intentional second-degree murder that resulted from a shooting at Bluefin Bay in December 2015.

The first Radio Waves Music Festival logo (created by Tim Young)

Call for Artists: 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival Logo Design

In celebration of the 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival – scheduled for September 8 to 10, 2017 - WTIP  invites artists to submit designs to be considered for this year&rsqu

Flash Meridian art

The story behind Flash Meridian

In 2000, Tim Young began the adventures of Flash Meridian - an ongoing episodic sci-fi story accompanied by comic book style artwork and local music.

Poplar Lake near the entrance to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. All photos by Maggie Friedrichs

Event to highlight outdoor projects and groups seeking volunteers

An event at Voyageur Brewing on April 24th will feature many local trails and other outdoor volunteer organizations.

Spring burning restrictions

Cook, Lake, and northern St. Louis counties
Mon, 05/01/2017 (All day)

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: April 14

Sylvia and Aram report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news.

Grand Marais City Hall

Grand Marais Public Utilities announces scholarship winners

The Grand Marais Public Utility offers scholarships to students in its service territory each year. This week the PUC announced the winners of this year’s scholarships: 

Sunrise at Superior National

Superior National brings golf to school

With spring comes rushing streams, the return of robins and the green up of golf courses.

North Woods Naturalist: Migrating birds and artificial light

Migrating birds and artificial light are not just a big building metropolitan problem.

Sheriff's squad

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, April 3 to Sunday, April 9. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

Cross River Lodge


196 N Gunflint Lake Rd
Grand Marais, MN 55604
United States
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