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Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: May 18

Sofi, General and Ruby report the latest school news.


GES

GES plans ahead, and holds its plant sale

Classes at Great Expectations are nearly over, but the work of the school continues…and there’s also the annual plant sale.


Rep. Rob Ecklund

Rep. Ecklund discusses the winding down of the 2017 legislative session

Legislators are stalled with the budget, the House failed to pass a bonding bill, but The Real ID issue appears solved. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.


Cook County's new branding design

County may hire consultants to help with budget goals, capital improvement plan

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed hiring outside consultants to help advise them wh


Cook County courthouse

County considers plans to build a new 'justice center'

During a ‘Committee of the Whole’ meeting at the Cook County Courthouse on May 16, members of county staff and the commissioners discussed building a new jail, law enforcement and judicial


West End News: May 18

The Forest Service took advantage of the recent wet weather and completed a couple of prescribed burns that have been on their to-do list for a little while.


Higher Ed office

New director named for Cook County Higher Ed

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on May 16, the County Board accepted the resignation of Karen Blackburn, an employee in the Auditor’s Department.


​Lutsen Mountains Master Development Plan

Where: 
Duluth and Lutsen
When: 
Thu, 06/01/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Bakk believes there'll be compromise at the end of the legislative session

With just a few days left until the mandated end of this legislative session, budgets and bonding remain at the top of the “to do” list.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Senate M


Northern Gardening

Northern Gardening - Growing your own vegetables

‘Growing Your Own Vegetables’ is the topic for the May edition of WTIP's Northern Gardening.  Join co-hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam as they talk with guest


Bloodroot

North Woods Naturalist: At long last spring

Spring is definitely making itself known. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about spring sneaking into the Northland.


Business partners Abby Tofte and Chelsea Pusc

New partnership formed to purchase downtown building

One of the historic buildings in downtown Grand Marais has changed hands.


Individuals to serve on board of directors

Who: 
Grand Marais Music Collaborative
When: 
Sat, 05/27/2017 (All day)

Raffle for medical expenses

Who: 
Russell Klegstad's liver transplant surgery
When: 
Thu, 06/15/2017 - 5:00pm

Special election candidates state their case

The special election in Commissioner District One is Tuesday, June 6. Robert Deschampe and James Vannet are candidates for the County Commissioner position in the east end.

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