Part of the antenna is hoisted back up to the tower using an electric winch/photo by BJ Johnson

WTIP rebuilds main antenna

WTIP successfully rebuilt its main antenna earlier this week at the station’s tower above Grand Marais.


News Director Barbara Jean Johnson

WTIP News Department wins awards

When WTIP writes a news story it aims to highlight the human side of the issue in order to illustrate the impact and relevance to the area.  Recently, WTIP’s News Director, Barbara Jean Johnson, received an award for two stories that exemplify that effort. 

Two of WTIP’s pieces received 2009 Minnesota AP Broadcasters Awards: "Battling Extinction with Furry Critters and Chanel No. 5” earned first place in the Series/Special category, and "The Blowdown: A 10 Year Remembrance” received honorable mention in the Documentary/Investigative. 


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Cook County ISD 166

Four-day school week being considered

Funding cuts and declining enrollment have put many of Minnesota’s schools in serious financial difficulty.  More and more school districts are asking local

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Severe weather drill on Thursday

Any time of the year severe weather can strike – wind, snow, rain – Cook County is not immune to bad weather.

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Time for spring singing in the marshes and blooming in the woods

This is the time of year to hear frogs in the lowlands and start to see wildflowers in the forest.

Sunrise west harbor  from the Sunrise Series by Stephan Hoglund

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A Flying School Bus

High fire danger brings additional staff and equipment to area

Staff and equipment is moving in across northern Minnesota to help as the wildfire danger continues to remain very high.

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Minnesota Women's Press celebrates 25 years

Bob talked Apr. 16 with Kathy Magnuson, co-publisher of the Minnesota Women's Press, about their 25th anniversary and what's ahead.


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Award-winning film "A Sea Change" to show at North House Apr. 24

Sven Huseby, co-producer of "A Sea Change," a documentary about ocean acidification, spoke with Buck Apr. 16.


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Travelin' Times -- Weekend Art News

Saturday is the last day to see the Lake Superior Community Theatre 's production of the "Little Shop of Horrow\rs" at the William Kelly High School Auditorium in Silver Bay.


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