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MN GreenStep Cities

Green Step Cities Meeting, Monday April 28

GreenStep Cities is a voluntary challenge, assistance, and recognition program to help Minnesota cities achieve  sustainability and quality-of-life goals.

Learn more about affordable housing options

Affordable housing is a growing concern in Cook County, and there will be an informational meeting to provide assistance for potential home-buyers.  WTIP host Joe Detrick spoke wit


Grand Marais area fisheries announces survey work

Fisheries staff from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Grand Marais area office will conduct surveys and assessments on several area lakes and streams during the next few months.

Site of the Parkside Public Access

Parkside Public Access Project discussed

The Grand Marais Park Board and DNR are working together on a new boat launch site. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Rec Park manager Dave Tersteeg about the Parkside Public Access Project.

Financial Fraud Dept.

Ex-investment adviser pleads to securities fraud

Michael Drilling of Grand Marais pleaded guilty in federal court on April 17 to one count of securities fraud.

Virginia Mae Hope

Step Back in Time with Minnesota History Player Presentation

The Grand Marais Public Library steps back in time this Friday with the help of the Minnesota Historical Society.  The library will be presenting a free history program on Virginia Mae Hope (1921

Nuremberg Trials

"The Typist" documents experience of a Minnesota soldier at the Nuremberg Trials

The life and work of Larry Tillemans of Sartell, MN, believed to be the last living clerk-typist at the Nuremberg Trials, is the subject of a new documentary film. 

Cook County Emergency Services Conference: April 25 and 26

WTIP volunteer host, Joe Detrick, spoke with Jim Wiinanen, Cook County Emergency Management Director, about the 25th annual Cook County Emergency Services Conference on April 25 and 26.

Election 2014

County-wide election opportunities are many in 2014

If you’re thinking of running for office in Cook County, it might not be too soon put those thoughts in order. Filing for most offices starts on May 20 and closes on June 3.