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Cook County's new branding design

County hosts event to unveil new branding efforts, logo design

On Tuesday, April 25, at 2 p.m., Cook County staff and commissioners will introduce a new department and officially launch their new brand and logo. The public event will take place in the Cook C


Cook County Sheriffs Department

A Look at the law enforcement log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from April 10 to 16. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


Listening to the radio in the kitchen

Weekend News Roundup for April 22

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A Grand Marais daycare center is closing. College student fees may become optional.


Fantastic costumes are ready for Lion King, Jr.

Grand Marais Playhouse presents Lion King Jr.

The Grand Marais Playhouse presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr., April 21st through the 23rd and April 28th through the 30th at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.


Cook County Ambulance at a recent fire scene

Cook County Ambulance asks for help

At the last meeting of the board of North Shore Health, members of the Cook County Ambulance squad shared concerns about the on-going shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs).  


March for Science event in Grand Marais - April 22

Local biologists Ann Belleman and Jean Cochrane spoke with WTIP's Martha Marnocha about Saturday morning's March for Science in Grand Marais.


Dr. Bill Crandall

ISD166 looks at block scheduling for longer class periods

Career and Tech education is a current important topic, so is scheduling longer class periods. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall.


North Shore Health

Hospital board hears need for EMTs, construction update and art for wallspace

Some EMTs are concerned about the increase in ambulance runs, but no increase in EMTs.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad on the need for EMTs


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 21

Spring awakening along the Gunflint Trail continues providing pleasant aspects of nature's rebirth as April steers closer to May.


Sheriff's Office patch

Alarming police call is a prank

When the Cook County Sheriff’s Office released this week’s listing of 9-1-1 calls, there was a call that seemed alarming.


Casey Pries in the 2016 Pro Factory 600 race.

MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge at Lutsen Mountains this weekend

For the third year, Lutsen Mountains and CorPower Sports are joining forces to bring the MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge to the ski hill.


Cooperation Station in Grand Marais

Cooperation Station daycare faces uncertain future in Grand Marais

The future of a well-known daycare provider in Grand Marais hangs in the balance and could be shutting the doors of its current location, according to board members of the Cooperation Station Daycare.


Rep. Ecklund

Legislators still apart on budget, maybe closer on bonding

Budget bills and bonding, college student fees and debt.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund about the remaining weeks of the Legislative session.


Mike Stewart

Sloppy start to a nice weekend

Rain, snow, sun, melt.


Bob and Shirley Mcalister. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local couple reflect on 20 years caring for Cutface Creek rest area

Bob and Shirley Mcalister have lived on the outskirts of Grand Marais near Lake Superior full time for the past two decades.


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