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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.


Superior National Forest scene

Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness celebrates 20 years with event in Grand Marais

The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters’ founder and lead organization, Northeastern Minnesotans for Wilderness (NMW).


Listening, 1940

Weekend News Roundup for February 18

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The county wants to pave the Pike Lake Road. A group of DFLers want Congressman Nolan to run for Governor.


Alpine boys' team with the third place trophy at the State Meet.

Cook County Viking boys bring home State 3rd place trophy

The Cook County Vikings Alpine Ski team had several athletes at the State Meet at Giants Ridge on Wednesday, Febraruy 15.


Isle Royale

Grand Marais likely to host seaplane service to Isle Royale

Isle Royale National Park is considering a proposal by Isle Royale Seaplanes  (IRS) to offer seaplance service from Grand Marais to Isle Royale.


The AEOA homelessness survey found 13 individuals needing shelter.

AEOA releases results of Point in Time survey on homelessness

 The Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency recently conducted a survey on homelessness in Cook County.


WTIP's Jana Berka accepts the check for WTIP radio

First and Second Thrift Store helps community

Community members happily gathered at the Cook County Senior Center on a snowy winter day, February 8, for a “payout party” with the First and Second Thrift Store.


Rep. Rob Ecklund

Legislative update: Ecklund urges Nolan to run for Governor

A group of Iron Range oriented legislators is urging Congressman Rick Nolan to be the DFL candidate for Governor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rep.