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Details emerge of Grand Marais seaplane service to Isle Royale

For many years Cook County residents and visitors to the area have enjoyed taking a ferry from the mainland to Isle Royale National Park on Lake Superior.


Mike Stewart

First snow, cold, then warmer weather returns

There’s snow in the forecast, maybe as much as 4 to 5 inches, but then things will warm up again. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.


Health care with minors

Clinic has new policy on treating minors

The Sawtooth Mountain Clinic has a new policy regarding health care for minors. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with clinic CEO Rita Plourde and Clinical Manager Kate Surbaugh.


Gary Connett is working with the Arrowhead Electric team until a new manager is hired

WTIP visits with Arrowhead Electric Cooperative interim manager

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative is in a period of transition. The cooperative is in the process of searching for a general manager/CEO.


Cook County Sheriffs Office

WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from February 13 – February 19. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


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County Veterans Services Officer talks about transportation for vets

Cook County Veterans Services assists community veterans in a variety of ways. One need that has been identified is transportation.


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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.