Wading at Bear Tree Park in downtown Grand Marais

Water quality testing resumes on North Shore beaches

Water quality monitoring on Lake Superior beaches typically starts at the beginning of the summer, but this year, because of staffing issues at the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, the work wa


Firewise looking for grant applicants

External sprinkler systems can help protect properties in the event of a wildfire.  Installing them can be costly, but there is help available. 

Clinic and hospital campus

Hospital names new administrator

Cook County North Shore Hospital & Care Center has a new administrator. She is Kimber L.

Lake cabin

Governor sends new lakeshore regulations back to the drawing board

Minnesota regulators spent years devising more protective shore land and dock rules to guide new development along state lakes. But according to a report in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Gov.

Sheet Weaver Spider Web

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber August 21

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.

News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap Aug. 21

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.

Superior National Golf Course at Lutsen

EDA board supports golf course proposal

The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Authority (EDA) board of directors voted on Tuesday to support a proposal to turn over control and ownership of Superior National Golf Course at Lutsen


Gunflint area septic inspections are complete

According to the county’s planning director, the most recent lakeshore septic compliance inspections have been completed.

Cook County Courthouse

Vick sentenced in District Court

Edwin Vick was sentenced Tuesday in Cook County District Court on one count of first degree felony robbery.

Photo copyright 2004 - Gitchi-Gami Trail Association

Gitchi-Gami Trail ride this Saturday

More than 200 riders are expected to take part in the 10th annual Gitchi-Gami North Shore Bike Ride, this Saturday, August 21st.


Candidate filings brought last minute challenges in ISD166 races

The filing period for city, ISD166 school board and North Shore Hospital board ended Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Judge Sandvik

Judge: Court services could could be reduced locally

The state Judicial Branch cannot close down courthouses, but it can reduce the number of judicial service centers and their hours of operation.


Car Seat Clinic highlights child passenger safety

Saturday August 21 is the day to check the safety of your kid’s car seat between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Grand Marais Fire Hall.


Summer takes on color in the woods, roadsides

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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