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St. Urho's Day Celebration - Finland, MN

The annual St. Urho's Day Celebration is this weekend, March 16th - 18th, in Finland, MN.
Honor Schauland talked with WTIP's Jana Berka about the many activities.

Sawtooth Bluff Steering Committee Public Meeting

Sawtooth Bluff Steering Committee
Commissioner’s Room at Cook County Courthouse
Mon, 03/26/2018 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

The Sawtooth Bluff Steering Committee has developed a draft master plan for the 640-acre publicly-owned site.  A public input session on the plan has been scheduled for Monday, March 26 from 5 to

Lutsen Mts.: snow making on Moose Mountain

Water pipeline from Lake Superior begins to show value for Lutsen Mountains

The winter of 2017-18 was a step in the right direction for the Lake Superior-Poplar River Water District water-pipeline project.

Wind energy continues to be more affordable in Cook County. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Arrowhead Electric CEO talks renewable energy in Cook County

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative based in Cook County continues to work at offering customers more renewable energy resources and opportunities.

Cook County Senior Center Lunch Thursday, March 22nd

Grand Marais
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 12:00pm

The Cook County Senior Center serves lunch at noon every weekday. Today's meal is chicken pot pie, fruit, dessert, and milk.

Cross Quetico Lakes Ski Tour

Cross Quetico Lakes-Ski Tour

In this interview, WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks with Chris Stromberg, an interior park warden at Quetico Provincial Park, as well as a coordinator with the Heart of the Continent Partnership.

Maria Nickolay

Maria Nickolay
Thu, 03/22/2018 - 6:00pm
Poplar River Pub at Lutsen Resort

Maria Nickolay performs at the Poplar River Pub at Lutsen Resort from 6 to 8 pm Thursday.

Bill Blackwell, Jr. at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts

Community hears from Social Justice Conference keynote speaker

There were about 100 people in the audience at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Thursday, March 8 to hear the featured speaker at the School District 166 Social Justice Conference, Bill Blackwell,


Grand Portage moose count finds numbers stable, animals healthy

Northeastern Minnesota’s moose population dropped some during the past year, but it appears to have leveled off after the big declines of a decade ago.


High school robotics team prepares for showcase event

WTIP’s Sterling Anderson talks to Cook County High School's robotics team members Andy Kern and Isak Terrill about their upcoming challenge and building robots.

Wildlife rehabilitation center explains what to do with injured animals

Wildwoods Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Care Coordinator Tara Smith speaks with WTIP Volunteer Brian Neil about the Northland's only Rehab Center for injured or displaced wildlife...

West End News - March 8, 2018

West End News 3/8/18

Matt Conlin of Grand Marais with his little girls, Adyssey and Odesseia

Families look forward to Father-Daughter Dance

The annual Cook County Girl Scouts “Father-Daughter Dance” will be held Tuesday, March 13 at the Wunderbar in Grand Marais.

Plucked Up String Band in Studio A

Plucked Up String Band turns up the energy for membership drive

Local super string group the Plucked Up String Band joined the show for membership drive. The band is: Will Moore, upright bass; Elliott Noyce, mandolin; Bill Hansen, dobro; Matt Nesheim, banjo; Amanda Hand, guitar. They've got a new album coming out soon! You can learn more here

Cook County Sheriff's Office squad car

Drug bust takes thousands of narcotic pills off local streets

A Thunder Bay man was arrested March 2 in Grand Portage near the international line with more than 3,000 narcotic pills.

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