Moose

Collared moose in county needed to be recaptured

Helicopter crews had to recapture eight moose last week on the Grand Portage Reservation because their satellite collars weren’t transmitting data properly.


A marten takes a peek over the snow

The winter world beneath our feet

While most of us are skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing on top of the snow, there’s a whole world of activity under our feet. This is the subnivean environment.


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House committee introduces broadband bill

Last week the House Telecommunications Regulation and Infrastructure Committee approved a bill that sets goals from the final report of the Minnesota Ultra High-Speed Broadband Task Force.  Th


The EDA office in downtown Grand Marais

EDA struggles with finances; board considers director layoff

At the monthly meeting of the Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Authority, or EDA, on Tuesday, Feb.


Anders Zimmer

Anders Zimmer to compete for Junior Olympic spot

Anders Zimmer, 14, of Grand Marais, has been selected to once again compete in Marquette, MI this week for a spot on the U.S. Junior Olympic National team.


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The Tiger, the Brahman & the Jackal

In this folk tale from India, the underdog saves the day.


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Booster Club names Bob Carter Fan of the Year

Each year the Cook County Athletic Booster Club picks two community members for the Fan of the Year honor.


Weekend News Wrap

Weekend News Wrap Feb. 13

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.


A Barred Owl

Hooo’s hooting? It’s owl courtship season

If you’re out in the woods these days you may be hearing the sounds of courtship. At least two species of owl are getting romantic for the Valentine season.


Cook County Alpine Ski Team, photo by Stephan Hoglund

Viking girls one of only two non-metro Alpine teams

Molly Rider finished 23rd Wednesday, in the Minnesota State Girls High School Alpine Ski Meet at Giant’s Ridge near Biwabik.


 

Clever Manka

Clever Manka is a Czech/Slovakian tale that immediately made me picture the streets of Prague. The buildings are painted in faded yellows, reds and greens. The roofs are tiled.


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