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Setting the levy

A special WTIP Thursday Community Conversation on setting the county budget and levy

Late last year the Cook County Commissioners' room was packed with taxpayers as the county board prepared to finalize the 2017 budget and levy. Now it’s time to do it again.

North Shore Health

New ambulance and construction update at NSH

North Shore Health recently added a new a new ambulance.

Emergency vehicle lights

Two vehicle crash sends multiple parties to hospital

A two-vehicle accident on the Gunflint Trail sent several people to the hospital yesterday afternoon, Aug. 23.

Senator Wiger

Senator Chuck Wiger talks education

District 43 Senator Chuck Wiger recently stopped by the WTIP studios.  WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Wiger about education accross the state.

Representative Erin Murphy in Grand Marais

Gubernatorial candidate Erin Murphy visits North Shore

Representative Erin Murphy of St. Paul was elected to the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2006 and is the former House Majority Leader.

Soil and Water

Soil and Water supervisor talks farming and soil in Cook County

David Berglund is a Soil and Water supervisor, as well as a local farmer.

The eclipse from an observing site near Grand Island, Nebraska. Photo by Cook County resident Mark Hollabaugh

Solar eclipse draws crowd to Grand Marais Harbor

Though cloudy conditions made it difficult to view the solar eclipse along the North Shore on Monday, Aug.

The old bus garage is gone and the ground is being prepped for the new garage

Work on new school bus garage under way at ISD 166

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year.

Senator Al Franken at Java Moose in Grand Marais

Senator Al Franken visits the North Shore

If you happened by the Java Moose coffee shop in Grand Marais on Sunday afternoon and you thought you saw U.S. Senator Al Franken…you did!

Principal Adam Nelson helping prepare the new playground

School District 166 readies the new playground

There has been a flurry of activity in recent days as School District 166 prepares for the new school year. There are some changes on campus—inside and out.