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Fred Smith brings us the latest from the Gunflint Trail (Matt Wan/Flickr)

Wildersmith April 12

Fred Smith is a native Iowan and retired high school athletic administrator now living on the upper Gunflint Trail with his wife Fran.


Lynn Sheils

School News from Sawtooth Mtn. Elementary, April 15

On April 25th, prospective kindergarten students who may attend Sawtooth Elementary school next year are invited for a special open house lunch event.


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It Isn't Personal - April 13, 2013

How do we not take what others do and say personally?  And how to we operate our lives out of our best selves versus in reaction to what others do or say?


But not this weekend

Weekend News Roundup for April 13

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Tim Scannell. Photo: MPR

Commissioner: County Attorney threatens lawsuit

Cook County Commissioner Sue Hakes reported in her blog Wednesday night that County Attorney Tim Scannell has threatened to sue the county after the courthouse shooting in December 2011 that left him


Warning alert

Severe Weather Awareness Week is Apr. 15-20

There will be state-wide tornado drills on Thursday, April 15 at 1:45 and 6:55 p.m. Here in Cook County residents will get a severe weather update not by siren but by telephone.


Cook County Schools

School News from Cook County Middle School, April 12

Next week, Cook County Middle Schools girls softball begins.


VPC

VPC on innovative programs for young people

Safe Dates, self esteem and conflict resolution are all programs designed for school-age students.


Whip-poor-will (Caprimulgus vociferus)

Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber: April 13th

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.


Birch Grove

School News from Birch Grove, Thursday, April 11

In this edition of School News, Hazel and Gavin report on the latest learning at Birch Grove Community School in Tofte.


Garry Gamble

Courthouse security recommendations presented to county commissioners

New septic inspection program and courthouse security were two topics athe the recent county board meeting. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with 2nd District Commissioner Garry Gamble.


Mark Sandbo

As the economy turns, a little action at Cedar Grove

Encouraging news coming from Cedar Grove Business Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Economic Development Authority chair Mark Sandbo.


Old Pigeon River Bridge

Snow in April? A lot!

Snow in April? Well, according to Weather Service records, one of the biggest snow storms happened on April 5, 1933.


Commissioner Tony Sertich

Commissioner discusses changes at IRRRB

The make up the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board has changed. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with IRRRB Commissioner Tony Sertich about the legislative adjustments.


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