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April showers

Precipitation is in the weekend forecast

There’s a good chance for rain over the weekend, but mild temperatures as well.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Bryan Howell.


interior of Super North Outdoor Center, photo by Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

Superior North Outdoor Center to become Fireweed Bike Co-Op

After 30 successful years, Superior North Outdoor Center owners Mark and Melinda Spinler are selling the local bike shop to Grand Marais mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux, who plans to turn it into a member


Dave Seaton, owner of Hungry Jack Outfitters, marvels at the rescued moose. Photo by Jim Morrison

Moose rescued on Hungry Jack Lake after breaking through ice

A young moose broke through the ice on Hungry Jack Lake on Monday, April 10. Soon afterward, residents of the Gunflint Trail took to the ice in an attempt to save the moose.


Cook County Assessor Todd Smith

Lesson from the tax workshop: check your valuation now

Chamber Executive Director Jim Boyd says he was pleased with the turn out for the Tax Information workshop on April 4. 


Lake Superior

Sea Grant faces budget cuts that could impact Cook County

Funding for Minnesota Sea Grant would be eliminated if President Donald Trump’s budget proposal is passed by Congress this year.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 8

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Primary election results. The EDA and City meet to discuss Hwy 61 reconstruction projects.


USFS

Wildfire scenario staged near McFarland Lake

The U.S. Forest Service and interagency partners staged a wildfire training scenario on Thursday, April 6.


Jim Boyd

Arts as economic development is focus of new planning team

Arts and Culture Economy Planning Team members Bill Hansen and Jim Boyd emphasise the importance of arts to our local economy.


Spring on Superior

Warm and dry weekend ahead

Nice spring weekend is forecast, but there may be some rain late Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Miller about a few warm but dry days ahea