Listen Now
Pledge Now


 
 

News & Local Affairs

Reservation River dedication event from June 18, 2018. Photo by Jeff Cadwell
A dedication ceremony took place June 18 on the Reservation River in Cook County regarding a restoration project that was completed in 2017.

Involved with the restoration efforts and planning were a variety of entities and organizations, including staff from Technical Service Area...
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty speaks in Cook County during the Ham Lake Fire. Submitted by Sue Weber
Former two-term Minnesota Republican governor Tim Pawlenty is making another bid in 2018 for one of the state’s highest political posts.  

Pawlenty spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen about running for governor in 2018. 
...
City Hall
At the June 6 Grand Marais Planning Commission meeting, two commission members were absent, but because a new planning commission member has come on board, there was still a quorum. So the meeting went on with members Tim Kennedy, Hal Greenwood and new member Stacy Hawkins quickly agreeing to...
Cascade River
A woman was rescued this morning along the Cascade River after losing her footing while on a hike near the high-flowing waterway.

At approximately 10:45 a.m., a rescue operation involving a variety of emergency responders and local law enforcement assisted with the operation to...
border patrol sign.jpg
Hundreds of children have been separated from their parents as a result of a new policy that calls for “zero tolerance” regarding people who try to enter the United States illegally — even those who are requesting asylum in the U.S.

As a result, there is mounting...
Bill Lataday and John Morrin shared a brief look at the history of treaties between American Indians and the U.S. government
At a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners in May, Commissioner Robert “Bobby” Deschampe suggested holding a special meeting to share information on the 1854 Treaty and its impact on the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Band Chippewa.

His board colleagues said they...
Rep. Rick Nolan
On Monday, June 4, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced she would run for governor with retiring Eighth District Congressman Rick Nolan as her running mate.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Nolan about entering into the race, as well as some current happenings in...

Syndicate content   See all
Listening to the radio
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Border Patrol collars seven at I-Falls. PolyMet building costs climb. The rail line between Duluth and the...

It can be a challenge to find a long-term rental option to house residents of Grand Marais and Cook...
A workforce housing project in Grand Marais nears completion
This is part three of an in-depth report on the local housing market titled: ‘WTIP Housing...

It can be a challenge to find a long-term rental option to house residents of Grand Marais and Cook County. It’s an issue that impacts local families and individuals, employers and people who...
Your thoughts »
Syndicate content