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Superior Zipline

Proposed zipline property goes up for sale

A property originally being developed as a zipline has gone up for sale as of the first of February.


PSA request form screen shot

WTIP offers new, online service for sharing area events and announcements

WTIP is excited to announce a new, user-friendly way for community members and local organizations to share information about area events and announcements.  Anyone interested in sharing informat


Crowd at City Hall, Dollar General

Large turnout at special council meeting on Dollar General

Monday night the city council held a listening session for people interested in the projected Dollar General store development in Grand Marais.  On “Daybreak” Jay Andersen spoke WTIP


Colder

Colder weather coming all week long, but no more snow

The snow will be tapering off, but replaced by dry, cold weather. Expect single and double digit below zero temps through the week.


Radio Ace

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for February 6

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


Wolf on the Gunflint Trail

Public reminded to be aware of wolves up Gunflint Trail

A number of reports have come in already this year involving wolf encounters with people up the Gunflint Trail. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story.  
 


Local musher Erin Altemus.

Local musher talks 2016 Beargrease

Local musher Erin Altemus had another strong performance in this year’s John Beargrease Sled Dog Race full marathon.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken urges drug cost reforms

The government needs to at the very least be able to negotiate prices with drug manufacturers on behalf of patients on public plans.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U.S.


Shoveling snow

Snowy weekend in store

On again, off again snowfalls this weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

 


Live updates from 2016 Beargrease sled race

Photos by Joe Friedrichs from the 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. Images taken on Feb. 1 at Trail Center Restaurant along the Gunflint Trail.