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Tornado

Severe weather drill on Thursday

Any time of the year severe weather can strike – wind, snow, rain – Cook County is not immune to bad weather.

Wood frag

Time for spring singing in the marshes and blooming in the woods

This is the time of year to hear frogs in the lowlands and start to see wildflowers in the forest.

A Flying School Bus

High fire danger brings additional staff and equipment to area

Staff and equipment is moving in across northern Minnesota to help as the wildfire danger continues to remain very high.

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap April 17

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

The Angry Trout Cafe has expanded/photo by Barbara Jean Johnson

Several Grand Marais businesses expand

Visitors and residents alike may have noticed some changes to area businesses.


John McClure speaking to Tea Party group - photo by Carah Thomas

County Tea Party gathering held on courthouse steps

April 15 is the deadline day for Americans to pay their taxes. It’s has also become the day for tax protesters to hold Tea Party gatherings across the country.

Trail riding

First year review of county ATV ordinance is positive

Allowing All Terrain Vehicles on county gravel roads this past year has been a success.

Tornado captured by doppler radar--NOAA.jpg

Severe Weather Awareness Week begins April 19

Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 19 through 23 this year, with the statewide tornado drills taking place on Thursday, April 22. Over 70 Minnesota co

Grand Marais Arts Festival

Summer activities on Grand Marais City Council agenda

Grand Marais City Councilors were presented with a number of actions that mean summer is just around the corner.