On Jan. 12, a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands homeless.
The John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon is the longest sled dog race in the lower 48 states. It attracts mushers from around the world and covers nearly 400miles of difficult terrain.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue administers and collects sales taxes, but Cook County has a special interest in the process.
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.
Feb. 2 is the day for political caucuses. Democrats will caucus at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts and Republicans will caucus at the Community Center. Both events will begin at 7 p.m.
The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority, or EDA, is in crisis. There’s no money to pay its bills.
In addition to national and state offices, there are several county and school board positions up for election this year.
Referring to it as a real wake-up call, Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick talked to WTIP about the effects of losing landline telephone, internet and cell phone communication for over 11 hours o