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Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Mayor shares thoughts on North House, golf course and library

The Grand Marais City Council covered a number of topics at the July 25 council meeting.

North House Folk School

City and North House Folk School continue lease discussion

A year ago there was significant discussion of the North House Folk School’s lease with the city of Grand Marais.

Cook County Search and Rescue prepared for an emergency rescue effort, but was cancelled on Friday, July 27

Emergency beacon false alarm in BWCAW

Cook County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue crews mobilized for what could have been a massive rescue operation just after noon on Friday, July 27.

Best of the Best 2018

Vote WTIP in "Best of the Best 2018"!

In June, the Duluth News Tribune asked its readers to nominate their favorite people, places and businesses throughout the Northland.

Cook County Court House and government offices

County delays plans for Hovland garage, ice rink warming house

The proposed upgrades to the public works garage in Hovland and a warming house for the skating rink at the Cook County Community Center might not take place this year as previously scheduled.

District 3 Candidates

County Commissioner District 3 Primary Candidate Forum

WTIP hosted a County Commissioner District 3 Primary Candidate Forum on July 25 with the three primary candidates in that district, Mickey Brazell, Dave Mills, and Jean Marie Modl.  WTIP'

Cook County, Minnesota

County board opts to support art gallery on County Road 44

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, July 24. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

District 5 Candidates

County Commissioner District 5 Primary Candidate Forum

WTIP hosted a County Commissioner District 5 Primary Candidate Forum on July 24 with the four primary candidates in that district, Bruce Martinson, Bruce Zimpel, Don McKeever, and 

Update: Victim identified in fatal crash on Cascade Beach Road

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has released more details on a fatal accident that occurred at approximately 6:32 pm , July 23.