Local News

Commissioner Fritz Sobanja

Library gets go-ahead from county board

The Grand Marais Public Library is one step closer to realizing its goal of an expanded facility.


David Brislance

Interview with Lutsen wildlife photographer David Brislance

David Brislance is a retired art teacher and wildlife photographer.


Grand Portage Band

Grand Portage voters elect two new members to RTC

Grand Portage residents headed to the polls yesterday to vote in a special general election.


Ely Memorial High School

Former ISD166 superintendent resigns Ely schools position

Don Langan's tenure as Ely school superintendent ended abruptly February 3. Langan was Cook County Schools superintendent from 1992 to 1997 and oversaw the campus building project and referendum.


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Bullying: a high school point of view

Bullying has been around as long as students have been in schools. Is it getting better? Worse? What’s the bullying situation here in Cook County? How do our young people view the situation?


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Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for December were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.


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Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 5

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Electric rates, broadband, legacy funding and Facebook were in this week’s news.


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Outdoors and conservation groups unite in concern over conservation funding

A diverse group of outdoors and conservation groups have come together in a common cause.


Arrowhead Electric's Jeanne Muntean

Arrowhead Electric Coop announces new rates

The cost of energy continues to climb. Arrowhead Electric Coop is raising 2011 rates, but generally less than in previous years. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this story.