Cook County Schools ISD 166 campus

"Concerned Citizens" discussion tackles 4-day school week

On Tuesday evening, June 15, about 20 people attended a meeting to discuss the question of whether ISD 166 should move to a 4-day school week for the 2011/2012 school year. 

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The Pines play The Roadhouse

Acoustic/roots musiciansThe Pines performed live in Studio A June 11 in advance of their recent Grand Marais appearance.


Antique cash register

County sees first 1% sales tax figures

County Auditor-Treasurer Braidy Powers has received the first figures from the Department of Revenue for collection of the 1% local option sales tax.

Wm Kelly High School, Silver Bay

Lake Superior School District denied shift to 4-day week

The Minnesota Department of Education has rejected Lake Superior School District's application, to go to a four-day school week this fall.

Ditch repair work at Cedar Grove Business Park June 10, 2010

EDA close to settling Cedar Grove disputes - CORRECTION

In the WTIP News story: EDA CLOSE TO SETTLING CEDAR GROVE DISPUTES, the information supplied to WTIP by the EDA director regarding the total amount of legal costs incurred with Swanson L


Blue bead lily

Summer plants are blooming

Summer plants are blooming and fruiting. Ferns are worth watching, June berries, moose maple and lots of flowers are ahead of schedule.

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Laura Erickson's For The Birds - Oil Spill Disaster

In these five episodes, Laura talks about British Petroleum's (BP's) Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the loss of life, the ongoing oil spill, and the devastation being wrought on birds and other wildlife. 


Cook County Schools campus

ISD166 board to take 4-day vote, adopt fees

The ISD166 school board will first discuss adopting a 4-day school week at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, then act on the issue at their regular board meeting later that evening.

Ditch repair work at Cedar Grove Business Park - June 10, 2010

EDA close to settling Cedar Grove disputes

Cedar Grove Business Park has had a troubled history, but the public agency that developed the park, the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority, or EDA, could soon be seein

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National Flag Week

It’s National Flag Week, and Monday, June 14th, is Flag Day. Americans are urged to fly the flag this week to commem

Old style radio

Weekend Wrap

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.


Superior National view

City Council discusses Superior National’s future

Superior National Golf Course is not competitive with other links in the region and we need to support it financially. That, according to city council member Jan Sivertson.

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Wildersmith June 10

Week one of June saw a significant turnabout in upper Gunflint  Trail weather.

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