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Chelsea Froemke

Preparation continues for group traveling from Seagull Lake to Hudson Bay

A group of four women are planning a trip from Seagull Lake at the end of the Gunflint Trail to Hudson Bay this summer.


Brook trout

Grand Marais event highlights DNR trout management plans along North Shore

There was an open house Tuesday, April 19 at the Cook County Community Center to discuss the DNR’s Lake Superior Fisheries Management Plan in Minnesota.


Spiny waterflea

Spiny waterfleas disrupt the ecology of area lakes

It’s a tiny organism that’s infiltrated many Minnesota lakes causing large disruptions in the aquatic biomass even here in Cook County.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with aqu


Matthew Schmidt and Erin Altemus

Familiar faces bring changes to Camp Menogyn

YMCA Camp Menogyn up the Gunflint Trail has some changes to the management staff.


Dental care

Dental care as part of a total health picture

Dental care is an important part of the concept of total health care.   WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde and health care foundation director Karl Hansen about an


Lake Superior

LSProject: Water levels tell a story in Lake Superior

Lake Superior is up two inches in April from where it was in 2015. What does this mean on bigger scope and why are water levels important in Lake Superior?


Silver Bay

Bent Paddle beer ban continues to stir issues in Silver Bay

The issue of Bent Paddle Beer being removed from the city-owned liquor store in Silver Bay continues to stir controversy. This time, it comes in the form of a new fire truck.


Forest (Travis Novitsky)

'Walleye' cover story focuses on boreal forest and climate change

Dr. Julee Boan, who is a wildlife official from Thunder bay and is also the author of the cover story for the April issue of the Walleye. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs spoke with Dr.


Radio Craft magazine

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 16

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.


Mark Norquist in the BWCAW while filming "Fish Out of Water"

Minnesota filmmaker wins 'Sigurd F. Olson Award'

Minnesota filmmaker and outdoor advocate Mark Norquist was recently presented the Sigurd F. Olson Award by the Backcountry Hunters & Anglers organization.