Local News

Nick Wharton

On the farm in Cook County

Agriculture is hardly the first thing folks think of when they picture Cook County. In fact, many people think the cold climate and difficult soil make it almost impossible to grow food here, but all that doesn’t stop Nick Wharton and his family from trying. WTIP’s Barbara Jean Johnson has this report from our ongoing series on homesteading in Cook County.


Voting booths

Filing continues for candidates facing primary election

The 2010 Primary Election filing period continues through Tuesday, June 1st.  
 

The Gunflint Trail

"60 mile garage and yard sale" this Saturday

The First Annual Gunflint Trail Trash & Treasure Day is this Saturday, May 29. 
 

Grand Marais City Hall

City takes another hit in Local Government Aid

Grand Marais city counselors held a work session prior to their regular meeting Wednesday, and the news wasn’t good.

Homeless family

Wilder study finds overall number of homeless up sharply

After leveling off in the mid-2000s the number of homeless people in Minnesota has dramatically increased according to initial findings from Wilder Research’s triennial statewide homelessne

Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department vehicle

Evacuation drill in Greenwood Lake area Tuesday evening

Once a year the Gunflint Trail Fire Department conducts an evacuation training drill, and on the evening of Tuesday, May 25, there will be a mock evacuation in the Gre