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Nordic Star home being place on the foundation - Photo courtesy of Cook County-Grand Marais Economic Development Authority

Houses in place for first phase of Nordic Star housing development

The Nordic Star housing development, a joint effort of the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority (EDA) and One Roof Housing, is taking shape. 

Moose calves

Wildlife researchers share update on Grand Portage moose

Dr. Seth Moore is the director of biology and environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. Dr. Tiffany Wolf is a wildlife epidemiologist with the University of Minnesota.

The scene of the fire on West Bearskin Lake on May 20. Photo by Jim Lundorff

Fire extinguished by good Samaritans on West Bearskin Lake

WTIP was contacted by two Cook County residents about a fire that started near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on the shores of West Bearskin Lake on Sunday, May 20.

Coaster brook trout. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Coaster brook trout population continues to recover in Lake Superior

The coaster brook trout is native to the coastlines and tributaries of Lake Superior.

Northland Skywarn training coming to Cook County

Skywarn training offered in Cook County

The National Weather Service offers training for volunteers who are interested in being part of the Skywarn program.

Many of those involved in the North Shore Health renovation and expansion cut a big gold ribbon to rededicate the facility

North Shore Health opens its new doors

North Shore Health recently completed its months-long renovation and expansion project.

Firehalls staffed during overnight phone/911 outage

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative/True North Broadband is conducting planned maintenance overnight tonight that will impact phone and internet service for all of their customers, as well as all

Cook County Airport

Arrowhead Eagles hosts event at airport

A new nonprofit has formed in Cook County, a "friends of avaition" organization, the Arrowhead Eagles.

Joe Pandy, CEO of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative resigned Friday, May 11

Arrowhead Electric CEO resigns

Joe Pandy came on board as the CEO of Arrowhead Electric Cooperative in September 2017.

On Friday, May 11, Pandy’s tenure with Arrowhead came to an abrupt end.

Cook County DNR Conversation Officer Darin Fagerman. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local DNR officer involved with wildfire investigation unit

When wildfire strikes, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources needs to know the cause.