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Zebra mussels

Aquatic Invasive Species public info session set for June 6

A public information meeting to explore the potential impact of Aquatic Invasive Species on the Gunflint Trail region's lakes and fishing will be held at 4 PM, Wednesday, June 6 at the Hungry Jack Lod


Birder Laura Erickson's dog "Photon" in Superior

Swimming in Superior: warmer, sooner

Swimmers may be able to remain in Lake Superior a few minutes longer and perhaps earlier than usual this year – that, according to a report in today’s Minneapolis StarTribune.


Joe Zellner

Zellner wins kayak race

YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - A Minnesota man won the South Dakota Kayak Challenge on the Missouri River over the holiday weekend.


Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold documentary showing Thursday

The movie "Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic For Our Time" is set to show at 7 p.m.  Thursday, May 31st, at North House Folk School in Grand Marais


Cascade River

Weather stays wet for a while

The week ahead holds more rain, but dries up a little mid-week, but the temps are not scorchers.  WTIP’ Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Greg Frosig.


Broadband networks

Broadband update with Joe Butweiler

Arrowhead Electric Coop is about to start this year’s fiber optic construction. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Arrowhead’s Joe Butweiler about broadband progress.


Anna Deschampe

Grand Portage State Park ready for Memorial weekend

The river is running fast over the high falls and Grand Portage State Park is ready for Memorial Day weekend.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Park Naturalist Anna Deschampe.


Campfire

Campfire restriction lifted in BWCAW

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has lifted campfire restrictions in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks about local post offices and college loans

College loan affordability and reducing hours at rural post offices. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Minnesota’s U. S. Senator Al Franken this morning on “Daybreak.”


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD 166 has a contract with teacher's union

ISD 166 has certified a contract for the 2011-13 school year and approved a district literacy plan.