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Weekend News Roundup for October 29

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


Go Vikes!

Vikings volleyball team reaches Final Four of 7A playoffs

On Friday night, Oct. 28, the Cook County Vikings volleyball team defeated William Kelly High School from Silver Bay in round three of the section 7A tournament.


Cook County Courthouse

WTIP shares Cook County law enforcement report

Cook County Law Enforcement Report


Hintertux Glacier in Austria. Photo by Will Lamb

Cook County High School student skis in the Alps

Will Lamb is a Cook County High School student and a member of the local ski team. Will also took a trip to Austria recently to continue his development in the sport.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Too many deer in the deer yard?

Deer weren't always common along the North Shore of Lake Superior.


Grey autumn sky

Warmer but grayer weather coming

A bit warmer than average for this time of year, but with that comes some dreary, gray days. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Huyck


Forest road

Conservation officer carries special message to hunter near Gunflint Trail

This fall local DNR Conservation Officer Darin Fagerman had an interesting encounter with a bear hunter in the Gunflint Trail region.


Rita Plourde

Clinic to launch workplace wellness project

Federal monitors spent time at the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and there’s a new workplace wellness project that is launching next month.


Seagull Lake

DNR seeks comments on Grand Marais area lake and stream management plans

People interested in DNR strategies for managing Grand Marais area lakes and streams are encouraged to review current management plans and submit comments for the plans scheduled for review this winte


Canoeing in the BWCA Wilderness in November

Emergency responders discuss search and rescue false alarms

After a recent false alarm in our region from an emergency-locator beacon, WTIP's Rhonda Silence took the time to learn more about this technology.