Northern Lights on the Gunflint by Bryan Hansel

Light pollution: What it is and why it matters

Recently the Cook County board voted to keep two proposed MN/DOT towers short enough so they wouldn't have to be lighted, and Cook County is one of the darkest locations in the lower 48 states. John Barentine, program director of the International Dark Sky Association, talked with Dick Feb. 27 about light pollution and the benefits of a dark sky.

Cook County has Maternal Child Health resources and services

Moms and other caregivers of new babies have a friend in Public Health.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Lindskog spoke with Public Health Nurse Allison Heeren on North Shore Morning

Arn Kind and Governor Dayton

Grand Marais Public Library presentation offers Civil War 'Experience'

The public can participate in Minnesota’s Civil War experience through an interactive presentation being offered at the Grand Marais Public Library.

Sunny's "Min-Pin"

Sunny's Back Yard: Do Owls Have a Sense of Humor?

Is it possible that owls have a sense of humor, especially when it involves waking a hyperactive miniature pinscher? Sunny explores that late-night possibility....

Dorie Carlson and Susan Nelson

Cook County School News: Exploratory Day

 The Cook County Middle School hallway was quiet on Monday, March 2nd. Why? Exploratory Day!

Old radio photo

Weekend News Roundup for February 28

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.

Randy Sabien

5th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend: April 10 & 11, 2015

Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend,
April 10 and 11, 2015 at Bluefin Bay Resort in Tofte!


Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: February 26

Grace and Rhonnie report the latest School News.

Commissioner Jan Sivertson

Commissioner discusses radio towers

Radio towers, a new highway building and airport snow removal. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson about these stories as well as good news in the arts for the Arrowhead.

Sen. Al Franken

Rural health care in jeopardy

Unless Congress addresses the Federally Qualified Health Center funding for rural clinics, Sawtooth Mountain and over 100 other clinics could lose significant financial support.

This is what happens when you drive on snow-covered back roads in cold weather

West End News: February 26

Birch Grove Community School in Tofte held a well attended public meeting last week.

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSP: Words for Water

Words for Water is a gathering place for people who value the Lake Superior Basin and its fragile ecosystem.

Grand Marais leads 'Coolest Small Town' contest, barely

The voting continues for ‘America’s Coolest Small Town’ and Grand Marais is still  number one in the voting, but only by a small margin.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson spoke

Small Business Development Center

Small Business Development Center helping to build businesses

People with good ideas about starting a business, now have a local resource to help. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Pat Campanaro with the Small Business Development Center in Grand Marais.

Radio tower

Commissioners say "no" to taller towers

Radio towers were once again on the agenda for the Cook County Commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting.

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