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Winter white-out

Another winter storm is on the way

The National Weather Service in Duluth is still expecting a winter storm to move through the Northland tonight through Tuesday.

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Phone outage over, service restored countywide

At 7:03 a.m. today, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced that phone service, including 911, across Cook County has been restored and fiber optic cable was successfully repaired.

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Weekend News Roundup for December 31

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The County Board sets non-mandated cuts. The Gov. says Twin Metals is not dead yet. U.S.

An international ski race at Lutsen Mountains

CCHS Alpine ski coach gives a report

The Cook County High School Alpine ski season is full swing.

Fisher at the feeder

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: December 30

This week's commentary finds everyone in the waning hours of the 16th year of this youthful century.

Auxiliary members lay a wreath on Memorial Day

American Legion Post 413 Auxiliary kicks off charitable gambling

The mission of the American Legion Post 413 Auxiliary is to serve our nation's veterans and the community.

Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City sets tax levy

The City of Grand Marais lowered its levy slightly before signing off for collection in 2017.

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Local break-in has a bright side: community support

There was a Christmas break-in at The Odds & Endz shop. But while it’s sad to lose some money, there is a brighter side to the story.

Snow again

2016 set to exit in a flurry of flurries

It looks like we might be digging out again before celebrating New Years.


Community nonprofits see county funding requests reduced

After much deliberation, the Cook County Board of Commissioners set the 2017 levy at $7.8 million, an increase for taxpayers over 2016 of 11.21 percent.

A winter friend who stays

Christmas Bird Count in Cook County

The  Audubon Christmas Bird Count tradition continued in Cook County on Sunday, December 18.

Orion setting

Northern Sky: December 24 - January 6

Deane Morrison is a science writer at the University of Minnesota, where she authors the Minnesota Starwatch column.

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Break-in at local business on Christmas Day

There was a break-in at a local business on Christmas Day.

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