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Weekend News Roundup for October 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Northern Sky: October 29 - November 11

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

Go Vikes!

Vikings volleyball team reaches Final Four of 7A playoffs

On Friday night, Oct. 28, the Cook County Vikings volleyball team defeated William Kelly High School from Silver Bay in round three of the section 7A tournament.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: October 28

The weather outside hasn’t been frightful just yet, but Gunflint skies have been looking the part for several days during the past week.

Cook County Courthouse

WTIP shares Cook County law enforcement report

Cook County Law Enforcement Report

Superior National Forest Update: October 28

Hi.  This is Brandee Wenzel, administrative support assistant, with this week’s National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the east end of t

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: October 27

Siena and Christina report the latest School News from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.

Hintertux Glacier in Austria. Photo by Will Lamb

Cook County High School student skis in the Alps

Will Lamb is a Cook County High School student and a member of the local ski team. Will also took a trip to Austria recently to continue his development in the sport.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Too many deer in the deer yard?

Deer weren't always common along the North Shore of Lake Superior.

Grey autumn sky

Warmer but grayer weather coming

A bit warmer than average for this time of year, but with that comes some dreary, gray days. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Kevin Huyck

Buttered Lutefisk (Jonathunder / Wikimedia Commons)

West End News: October 27

The 2016 summer tourism season in the West End is in the records books and it may well be a record breaking year.  It was an unusually busy season for all, and especially busy through the fall, r

Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Sheriff has tips for driving around deer and trick or treaters

Deer are out and about, including on the roads and kids will be out and about for Halloween. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen.

Birch Grove Community School

School News from Birch Grove: October 26

Jack, Deja, and Sophia report the latest school news.

Braidy Powers

Auditor explains levy impacts on taxes

The county budget, two proposed school issues and more will all affect the total levy impact. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Braidy Powers about budgets, taxes and levies.

Commissioner Doo-Kirk

Commissioners consider discretionary funding and subordinate service district roads

Sen. Bakk and Rep. Ecklund were in town and talked with the county board. Commissioners also considered discretionary funding and subordinate service district roads.

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