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New York Times Magazine journalist discusses story on mining near the Boundary Waters

An article published Oct. 12 in the New York Times Magazine focuses on two key issues regarding the economy in northeastern Minnesota: mining and wilderness recreation.


PACER Center helps parents navigate special education services

Parents of children receiving special education services can sometimes be overwhelmed by the process. They don't always know how to be an advocate for their child.


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DNR reminds the public: Don't feed the bears

The black bear is an iconic symbol of Minnesota's wilderness. Most bears are wary of people and will usually leave when encountered.


A high-stumped cut along the Seagull Nature Trail

Seagull Nature Trail impacted with questionable trail clearing

At some point between June and October 2017, a number of young pine trees were cut along the Seagull Nature Trail. The remote corridor is located at the end of the Gunflint Trail.


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Weekend News Roundup for October 21

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. State tribes will address Enbridge Line 3 issues.


Use caution with fire this fall

The forecast is for beautiful weather through the weekend so it is a great time to get out and enjoy your national forests.


North Shore Health

Ongoing renovations at North Shore Health

Construction has been underway at North Shore Health for some time.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber Wraalsted to find out the latest on that and more from NSH.


Jeff Cadwell

Cook County administrator on 2018 county budget

WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with county administrator Jeff Cadwell about the 2018 county budget ahead of the Truth in Taxation meeting taking place next month, on November 27.


Fire destroys garage at Hungry Jack Lake

A garage and several vehicles were destroyed by fire at Hungry Jack Lake on Saturday, Oct. 14.


Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

1854 Treaty Authority releases informative document on treaty rights

According to a new document published by the 1854 Treaty Authority, since the 1970s, tribes have been successfully reasserting hunting, fishing and gathering rights in the ceded territories of Minneso