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Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

New translation technology at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

WTIP’s intern Sterling Anderson shares this report about an important new medical device at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. 


David Betts

County highway engineer resigns, speaks with WTIP

Cook County’s Highway Engineer, David Betts, submitted his resignation this week stating he has accepted another job opportunity.


Rodney Roy

Airport manager gives update on remodel, grant funding

The Cook County/Grand Marais Airport recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation for $67,500.


Aubry Lewis is leaving Hovland for Humboldt County, California

CCHS graduate pursuing an interesting career

Cook County High School graduates go on to a variety of interesting careers…one such graduate is Aubry Lewis who is pursuing a career in the field of cannabis.


Cooperation Station in Grand Marais

Cooperation Station working to reopen for childcare

There have been some challenges and changes at the Cooperation Station, a childcare facility in Grand Maris. It's not yet known when the facility will open again, but that is the goal.


Fireworks courtesy of Flickr, Tony Hisgett

Dogs and fireworks don't mix

Although most people enjoy the fireworks during the 4th of July, many pets are frightened by the celebration.


Moose calf

DNR researcher talks wolves and their impact on Minnesota moose

One in every three Minnesota moose calves born in 2016 was likely killed by either a bear or wolf, according to Glenn DelGiudice, the DNR's moose project leader in the research unit.


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No injuries in Grand Marais vehicle-pedestrian accident

An elderly driver will likely undergo a driving evaluation after striking a pedestrian at the stoplight in Grand Marais last Thursday. 


Huge cast-in-place panels are being lifted by crane.

Construction continues at city's public works facility

Construction work continues at the Grand Marais Public Works Facility, at the former Tomteboda Resort property in Grand Marais. The huge cast-in-place concrete panels are being installed today.


Rita Plourde

Possible cuts to Medicaid could have a serious impact on local health care

Congress is poised to craft a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, but there are concerns over reductions to Medicaid.