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Cook County health and human services director to retire

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 19, Cook County Public Health and Human Services Director Sue Futterer announced she plans to retire in July.

Cook County Schools

Principal discusses Industrial Arts changes

Cook County Schools ISD 166 recently lost its Industrial Arts instructor and is scrambling to replace him.

Moments in Time: The Grand Portage Passage sled dog race

The Grand Portage Passage was a long-distance sled dog race that was held from 1999 through 2003. In this edition of Moments in Time, WTIP’s ongoing series, Doug Seim, Curtis G

2nd Annual Menogyn Adventure Film Festival

YMCA Camp Menogyn
Lutsen Resort
Sat, 02/13/2016 - 7:30pm

Lutsen Resort hosts the 2nd Annual Menogyn Adventure Film Festival on Saturday, February 13, at 7:30 pm.

Photo by Nick Stenstrup

Duluth-Superior Port closes for season

With a warm start to the winter and complexities from the steel industry, the shipping season was interesting at the Port of Duluth-Superior.

Radio Girl

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 16, 2016

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Pink snow at dawn (Tracy Rosen via Wikimedia Commons)

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: January 15

The upper Trail winter has taken positive steps forward since our last meeting.

Anishinaabe Way: Nevada Littlewolf on RAIL

Nevada Littlewolf is the Executive Director and a founding member of RAIL: Rural & American Indigenous Leadership.

Superior National Forest Update

Hi.  I’m Steve Robertsen, education specialist, with the National Forest Update -  information on conditions affecting travel and recreation on the Tofte and Gunflint Districts of the

Fish taken in the 2015 trout opener. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Trout opener moves beyond BWCAW

(Audio Below)-- January 16 marks the opening of the ice fishing season for essentially any and all lakes in northeastern Minnesota.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: January 14

Liv and Elsa share the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Flooded parking lot on city agenda

The Grand Marais City Council has started to explore changes in the flooding city parking lot. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


It's getting colder

Weekend to turn cold, struggle to get above negative numbers

Warmer weather is about to turn into colder weather this weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Lutsen’s Hazel Oberholtzer feeds a sled dog while visiting Amy and Dave Freeman on Wood Lake in the BWCAW

West End News: January 14

 When Hazel Oberholtzer from Lutsen, who is in 7th grade, woke up in a tent in the BWCA Wilderness last weekend, when it was more than 20 degrees below zero, the last thing she expected was to be

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