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Warm weather continues for a couple of days, then rains return

The sun returns for a couple of days, then more rain.

His master's voice??

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for August 13

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Cook County schools will receive money for pre-Kindergarten classes.

Liquor from Tommy Banks remains at the Hungry Jack Lake cabin. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

Cabin on Hungry Jack Lake rich with history of former mobster, bootlegger

A cabin on the shores of Hungry Jack Lake was once owned by a notorious Minnesota mobster and bootlegger.


Local airport opens after runway remodel

After being closed for the entire summer, the Cook County/Grand Marais Airport reopened this week.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Nice weekend weather for Rendezvous Days and Pow Wow

Once the rain passes through, the weekend looks very comfortable – perfect for Rendezvous Days and the Pow Wow.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist

Gunflint Woods, Winds and Strings Concert - August 14

The 4th annual concert features vocal and instrumental classical and jazz music to benefit the Gunflint Trail Historical Society and the Gunflint Trail Volunteer Fire Department. The concert is&n

Pike Lake Road. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Highway engineer gives update on 2016 road projects

According to Cook County Highway Engineer Dave Betts, paving on the Sawbill Trail was completed on Friday, August 5th. Finishing work will continue over the next three weeks.

Trivia night in full swing

A look inside Trivia Night at Grandma Ray's

Tuesday nights are trivia night at Grandma Ray's, formerly the American Legion in Grand Marais.

Tracy Jacobsen is a chef and baker who lives in Silver Bay

North Shore baker and chef finds perfect match with Finland Community Center

Tracy Jacobsen was the executive chef at Bluefin Bay Resort before he retired. He now bakes bread under his own company name, North Coast Breads.

Clubtail dragonfly: Mark Cassino

Aquatic macro-invertebrate excursion is Saturday

On Saturday the 13th you’ll be able to set up a net across the Kadunce River and net…water bugs.