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New documentary on the North Shore steamer 'America'

Before the internet, telephones and even Highway 61, Minnesota's North Shore was served by water, with frequent visits by a steamer called the 'America.' WDSE from Duluth/Superior has now


Cook County courthouse

Hearing delayed again in Bigby shooting case

Kirk Lee Bigby, the Finland, Minnesota, resident charged with second-degree murder in the death of a Twin Cites man as the result of a shooting in the parking lot of Bluefin Bay Resort late last year


Betsy Bowen's fish

Great Places Project starts third year

This is the third year for the Great Place Project in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Maren Webb of Moving Matters and the Chamber’s Jim Boyd.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Spring-like weather to continue

It’s beginning to feel a lot like spring…and more on the way into next week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Log Truck loading birch sawlogs (Eli Sagor/Flickr)

Logging truck accident near Lutsen injures three

As reported live on WTIP March, 7, three people were injured Tuesday afternoon in an automobile accident involving a logging truck that spilled its cargo across Highway 61 near Lutsen and the Caribou


Home health care

Hospital takes home health care cut

The hospital’s home health care program took a 37 and ½ percent cut from the county.


Winter sun rays over Susie Islands. Photo by Travis Novitsky

Nature Conservancy offers Susie Island to Grand Portage Band

The Nature Conservancy has offered Susie Island to the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.


Community Conversation: Curtis Gagnon discusses American Indian Treaty Rights, traditions and spiritual values

Back in 1984, Grand Portage Band Member Curtis Gagnon shot a moose at the right time and in the wrong place.


Polymet EIS cover sheet

EIS approval far from Polymet's end goal

A proposed mining project near Hoyt Lakes took a big step forward last week when an Environmental Impact Statement was approved by the DNR.


Trout bay

Nature Conservancy aims to purchase Lake Superior shoreline near U.S.border

The Nature Conservancy of Canada aims to purchase property along Lake Superior near the U.S. border. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs reports on this story.