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Hiking in the Arrowhead

Commissioners strongly support local trail collaborative

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Feb. 27. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.


Curling is an Olympic – and local – sport

The 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea shone a bright spotlight on curling with the U.S. men’s team claiming the gold medal.

TXT4LIFE - Meghann Levitt

Meghann Levitt is the Northeast Minnesota TXT4LIFE Coordinator.
She talked with Julie Carlson on North Shore Morning about the TXT4LIFE program.


Forest Service talks snowmobile use near the Boundary Waters

During the winter months, the BWCA Wilderness Act of 1978 requires everyone who enters the wilderness to have a permit and generally prohibits recreational snowmobile use.

Jack Klatt

Jack Klatt on the Scenic Route

Jack Klatt is a Minneapolis based folk singer and songwriter headed to the North Shore for Papa Charlie's Monday Night Songwriter Series.

Lake Superior Ice Waves - 2018

Sometimes the ice on Lake Superior rolls through the afternoons in song. On this particular afternoon in the winter of 2018, WTIP's Jana Berka captured the ice in action.

Highway Engineer Krysten Foster

An interview with Cook County's new highway engineer

Cook County has a new Highway Engineer. Her name is Krysten Foster and she stopped by WTIP recently for her first public interview since being assigned to the post on Feb. 13.


New tower likely near shores of Seagull Lake

A new tower that will be used to improve communication at the end of the Gunflint Trail is likely to be built near the shores of Seagull Lake, according to Cook County officials.

Phone scam alert - Photo by Toni Hou,

Cook County residents warned of phone scam

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is advising residents of a telephone scam occurring locally involving a voice reporting to be with the Grand Marais Public Utilities Commission (PUC) or Arrowhea

Lutsen's Plaid Moose is a past Great Place Project

Great Place Project now accepting applications

Over the summer of 2017, most mornings and evenings Cook County Chamber Executive Director Jim Boyd could be seen pulling a cedar Langford canoe on a trailer from City Hall to a spot somewhere in the

Molly the dog was attacked by a lynx in Thunder Bay. Photo provided to WTIP from Nowell Sleep

Lynx attacks dog on leash near Lake Superior

There have been numerous lynx sightings in Cook County and along the North Shore in the winter of 2017-18.

No injuries in crash near Gunflint Lake

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released the details on a two-vehicle crash that occurred on South Gunflint Lake Road on Sunday, February 18.

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