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Weekend News Roundup for February 25

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


Spaghetti for a Cause

County Auditor's Office supports coworker with Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Feb. 25

The Cook County Auditor’s Office is joining forces with Zoar Lutheran Church to host a benefit for a coworker, Angie Cook of Schroeder, who is battling cancer for a second time. 


Cook County Ambulance

Truck hits pedestrians in Grand Marais

A Grand Marais man struck two pedestrians while pulling out of the Super America gas station in Grand Marais just after 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 18.


State Capitol

Legislative check-in with Rep. Rob Ecklund

A state budget projection is due the end of the month and the deadline for introducing bills is March 10. WTIP’s Jay Andersen checked in with District 3A Rep.


Carol Christenson

Severe weather likely to miss North Shore

The big storm heading through Minnesota is a hard one to track, but the National Weather Service is pretty sure the North Shore will not see much of it.


The more the merrier!

Girl Scouts host a dance for "Dads and Daughters" February 28

Cook County Girl Scouts have invited community members to a Father Daughter Dance on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.


More than 100 people attended a public unveiling of the winter greenhouse in Finland. Photos by Ann Possis

Winter greenhouse brings organic produce to North Shore region year-round

A new greenhouse near Finland will allow local residents to grow organic produce year round. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs finds out more in this feature. 
 


The former Tomteboda Resort/Gateway Lodge will be the location of the city's public works facility

City Council considers increased cost of public works facility

The major topic at the last Grand Marais City Council meeting, February 8, was the increased cost of its proposed public works facility.


Jerry Hiniker

Soil and Water profile increases

As awareness of water and land issues gain in importance, the role of Soil and Water Conservation District supervisors grows.


Cook County Sheriffs Office

WTIP shares the latest Cook County law enforcement report

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from February 6 – February 12. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.