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Grand Portage moose count finds numbers stable, animals healthy

Northeastern Minnesota’s moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines of a decade ago.

Cook County Sheriff's Office squad car

Drug bust takes thousands of narcotic pills off local streets

A Thunder Bay man was arrested March 2 in Grand Portage near the international line with more than 3,000 narcotic pills.

WTIP staff celebrates reaching the $20,000 goal shortly before noon on Monday, March 5.

"Still the One" membership drive raises $20,035

WTIP’s “Still the One” membership drive wrapped up at noon on Monday, March 5, and we’re thrilled to say that thanks to the help of many, MANY, people, we reached our goal of $

Sen. Tom Bakk

Bakk discusses budget surplus, gun control

The state of Minnesota has a budget surplus of more than $3 million.

Pete Stauber

Congressional candidate Stauber talks on key issues for 8th District

Pete Stauber is the Republican candidate for the United States Congress in Minnesota's 8th district.  WTIP's Jay Andersen recently spoke with Stauber to discuss his stance on a number of


Forest Service talks snowmobile use near the Boundary Waters

During the winter months, the BWCA Wilderness Act of 1978 requires everyone who enters the wilderness to have a permit and generally prohibits recreational snowmobile use.

Molly the dog was attacked by a lynx in Thunder Bay. Photo provided to WTIP from Nowell Sleep

Lynx attacks dog on leash near Lake Superior

There have been numerous lynx sightings in Cook County and along the North Shore in the winter of 2017-18.

No injuries in crash near Gunflint Lake

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released the details on a two-vehicle crash that occurred on South Gunflint Lake Road on Sunday, February 18.

Cook County residents hear from the DNR about the Border to Border Route. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local residents hear details on motorized 'Border to Border' route

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, in conjunction with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council and the Minnesota 4-Wheel Drive Association, is hosting a series of listen

Sawtooth Bluff offers scenic views of Grand Marais

March meeting to focus on plan for Sawtooth Bluffs

The Sawtooth Bluffs Steering Committee met on Tuesday, Feb.