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Mike's Holiday gets rebate for lighting project

Visitors to Mike's Holiday station in Grand Marais have likely noticed all the new LED lighting that illuminates the recently remodeled gas station.  To promote energy efficiency strategies,


Bird watching on the way to Chickadee Landing

Sawtooth Elementary students find adventure at Wolf Ridge

Every year students from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary head to Finland for an adventure at Wolf Ridge Environmental Center.


Shakespeare (Eugene Kim/Flickr)

Voyageur Brewing to host Shakespearean-themed events

National Shakespeare Week is arriving to the North Shore this weekend. And WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out more in this interview. 


FDR on the radio

Weekend News Roundup for March 18

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


Joe Zellner (center) and Peggy Gabrielson

Duo aims to paddle entire shorelines of all Great Lakes in 2017

Joe Zellner and Peggy Gabrielson have at least two goals for 2017: The first is to raise money for pediatric brain cancer research.


Rep. Ecklund

Rep. Ecklund updates on this week at the Legislature

Committee action is humming at the Legislature. Also, the GOP health care impact on Minnesotans, funding cuts to the Great Lakes, copper mining and to take a pay increase or not.


Lutsen is a Cook County township

Results from March 14th Cook County West End elections

Voters in Lutsen, Tofte and Schroeder went to the polls on Tuesday, March 14 for local township elections. 

Here are the results:


North Shore Health Care Foundation

NSHCF awards grants to two organizations

The North Shore Health Care Foundation has awarded two grants this first quarter of the year. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Foundation Executive Director Karl Hansen.


Swim meet on March 11, 2017 at the YMCA. All photos by Martha Marnocha

Cook County rises to the top in local swim meet

There was an adult swim meet at the Cook County YMCA on Saturday, March 11.


Craig Horak

Tofte Supervisor Craig Horak running for re-election

Cook County’s West End townships will be holding annual meetings and elections on Tuesday, March 14.