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Turkish carpet merchant visits Grand Marais

Carpet dealer Cemal Uzun is touring the U.S. with his carpet selection because a downturn in Turkish tourism has hit the business he works for, Anatolian Carpets, hard. He was here in Grand Marais along with local resident Ann Marie Mershon, who spent years living in Turkey and has written several books about her experiences. They chatted with Dave the day before the big carpet show at the Cook County Community Center.

Cook County's new branding design

County hosts event to unveil new branding efforts, logo design

On Tuesday, April 25th at 2 p.m., Cook County staff and commissioners will introduce a new department and officially launch their new brand and logo. 

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.

National Volunteer Week is April 24 through 28

National Volunteer Week is April 24 through 28, a perfect opportunity to thank the many volunteers that help make WTIP's programming and services possible, every day.

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.

Feather Nest Inn Open House

Feather Nest Inn
101 5th Avenue West, Grand Marais
Tue, 05/09/2017 - 2:00pm - 7:00pm

The Feather Nest Inn - located at 101 5th Avenue West in Grand Marais - invites everyone to an open house on Tuesday, May 9th, from 2 to 7 pm.

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.

Free fluoride well-testing

Oral Health Task Force
Wed, 05/31/2017 (All day)


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