Like many Cook County residents at this time of year, I have traveled a good distance south to spend a week being renewed by a beach and a hammock before the busy summer season gets under way.
The bill that would strip economic development funds from the Arrowhead has passed the Minnesota House. Loud protests from Iron Range lawmakers were drown out by a 70 to 60 vote.
New bike trail campsite rates have been set by the park board. There’s also news about the up-coming Emergency Services Conference that will bring an airplane wreck to the Rec Park.
Because moose in Minnesota don’t have an advocacy group, the Minnesota Deer Hunter’s Association has picked up their cause.
North Shore weather is always unpredictable, but never more so than in the spring of the year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this interview with meteorologist Carol Christenson.
The beer brewing landscape is changing in Minneapolis. One of the small breweries helping to do that is Fulton Brewery.
Several lakes and rivers along the Minnesota-Ontario border in Cook County will be closed to fishing at the start of this year’s season to protect concentrations of spawning walleye from potenti
There’s No Such Thing as a Bad Kid. That’s the title of a book by author and youth care specialist Charlie Appelstein. Appelstein will be in Grand Marais on
This edition of WTIP's ongoing series, Behind the Work features Gladys Dockan, 83. Dockan is a lifetime resident of Cook County and has been doing hair and giving home permanents for more than half a century. She did hair at the Care Center in Grand Marais for nearly 20 years, helping residents look and feel better with a cut and a perm. In this Behind the Work, Gladys gives a home perm to another lifetime Cook County resident, Mildred Johnson, 89.
The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council has announced a program for regional artists that can help them access health care. It’s called The Artist Fund.
In a time of high insurance premiums, patients with no insurance at all as well as a host of other health care challenges, can a clinic like Sawtooth Mountain continue to serve everyone in Cook County
Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.