Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.
Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Commissioner Moe resigns.
Hard to believe, but week one of the New Year is n
U.S. Forest Service Tofte District Ranger Kurt Steele has served in the Superior National Forest for just over three years.
The Gunflint Mail Run is taking place in Cook County this weekend.
It’ll be a below zero weekend but starting Sunday and for the next few days, the weather will be warmer.
Nothing says winter in Minnesota like a good old-fashioned get-together on the ice. This year marks the 11th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota.
The Cook County Vikings girls’ basketball team is entering the second part of the season in January.
Winter has arrived in Minnesota. And for many that means it’s time to seek shelter inside a wood-finished room and splash water on superheated stones.
Rhonda Silence grew up in Grand Marais, moved away for 20-plus years and worked a variety of jobs before returning in 1995.
People passing the Grand Marais Library may be alarmed to see the 20-foot puzzle sculpture laying on the ground.
Through all the levy juggling at the end of the year, the county board has not so much made budget cuts as moved the process down the road.
Cook County Commissioner Jan Sivertson will serve as the board chair for 2017, as selected by her fellow commissioners during the first board meeting of the year on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
A Grand Marais couple involved in a rollover crash near the Lafayette Tunnel on Highway 61 on Monday, January 2 were not seriously injured