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Dave and Amy Freeman relax with Chef Lukas Leaf at camp on Rush Lake in the BWCAW. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

A reporter and a chef join Dave and Amy Freeman in the Boundary Waters

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs and Chef Lukas Leaf recently joined Dave and Amy Freeman at their camp on Rush Lake in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


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Summery weather in the forecast for this weekend

Temperatures could get up into the high 70’s this weekend and the weather will feel more like early summer than in recent weeks.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Servi


Fire reported at Hedstrom Lumber

A fire was reported Wednesday at Hedstrom Lumber Company at approximately 2 p.m. This is the third fire at the local lumber company in the past month. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs has this report.


Grayback and pup mate, Axel. Photo by Heidi Pinkerton for the International Wolf Center

International Wolf Center debuts new members of pack

The two newest members of the International Wolf Center in Ely made their public debut on June 6.


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Lions talk about their service projects, annual celebration and fresh faces

The motto for the Lions Club is “We Serve” and that goes beyond all they do for Fisherman’s Picnic.


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The impact of earthworms along the North Shore

WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this report about changing ecosystems as a result of earthworms along the North Shore and the surrounding region. 


Moose numbers continue to decline in the Arrowhead

Dead moose on popular mid-Gunflint Trail lakes an unwelcome sight for paddlers

Dead moose floating in the water on two popular Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness lakes has alarmed a number of visitors in the area recently. 


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High pressure system moving our way

On again off again rain, but spells of warm temps is what we can expect this week for weather.


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Grand Portage wildlife researchers discuss 2016 moose study

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Tiffany Wolf is a wildlife epidemiologist with the University of Minnesota.


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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for June 4

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Gypsy moth spraying begins. Taconite plants reopen. Audit looks at deer management in the state.