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Jim Wiinanen

CERT training to begin this weekend

Jim Wiinanen is the county’s Emergency Management Director. WTIP’s jay Andrsen spoke with Jim about the up-coming Community Emergency Response Team training sessions.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Warmer weather this week, maybe snow by the weekend

The weather looks like it will warm up for a few days, snow a little and then turn a little colder. Nothing too extreme along the way.

Sled Dog resting

Three mushers finish first leg of Gichigami in less than four hours

Three mushers, including two from the North Shore, finished the Grand Portage to Hungry Jack leg of the Gichigami Sled Dog Race in under four hours on Sunday.


SBA, North Shore hockey teams each win two on ice

The boys and girls hockey teams on the North Shore have been successful in their most-recent two games.

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Weekend News Roundup for January 5, 2013

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Vikings win two; Mariners drop two in high school basketball

Colin Everson scored 23 points to lead the Cook County Vikings to a 65-55 home victory over the Cromwell Cardinals Friday night in Grand Marais.

Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

State wolf hunting and trapping season to close Thursday, January 3

Minnesota’s first-ever wolf season will close at the end of shooting and trapping hours on Thursday, January 3, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources..

Lutsen Mts. Photo: NY Times

Lodging tax revenues for November improve

Lodging tax revenues for the eleventh month of 2012 were up compared to November of last year county-wide.

Bogue Inlet, NC dolphins

North American Odyssey continues down east coast

Dave and Amy Freeman of Cook County are kayaking the inland waterway off the east coast as they head into the final stages of their North American Odyssey.