Local News

Mink Frog

Frogs face the freeze in different ways

 Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist . She lives here in Cook County and joins us periodically to talk about phenology or what’s going on in the woods right now.


Waves crash over the breakwall by Stephan Hogland

October storm: the pluses and minuses

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


Snow Bunting

Late migrating birds are in the fall skies

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


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Municipal pool needs storm damage repairs

The October 29 windstorm damaged the Grand Marais Municipal Pool. Jay Andersen has this story on the pool closure and re-opening.


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Weekend News Roundup for Nov. 6

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Final election results for Cook County was the top story this week.


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Lake Superior water level down

Lake Superior’s water level declined three inches last month and is predicted to decline another inch in November.  Superior is now 13 inches below its long term average for this time

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Operating levy passes by narrow margin

On November 2, Cook County voters approved I.S

Election results

WTIP Election Night Roundup

The election turnout in Cook County was once again large with 77 percent of registered voters casting their ballots. The highest turnout was in Cascade Precinct 7 with 89 percent of the eligible voters voting.
 


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Biomass studies in the works: local coordinator needed

There are two studies getting underway in Cook County that will look at using locally harvested woody biomass to generate energy for local use. The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP),