World champion log roller Jenny Atkinson on The Roadhouse

Local part-time resident Jenny Atkinson talked with Buck Oct. 29 about competitive log rolling, the North Shore Rollers kids' team she coaches, and her recovery from breast cancer.

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Biomass studies in the works: local coordinator needed

There are two studies getting underway in Cook County that will look at using locally harvested woody biomass to generate energy for local use. The Cook County Local Energy Project (CCLEP),

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Local Fishing Report

11/2/10 – There are lots of fish in Cook County lakes, the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.


Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for September were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.

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WTIP to air referendum discussion Nov. 4

Just two days after the General Election WTIP’s First Thursday Community Conversation will

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County Post Offices To Deliver Ballots To Courthouse

The Post Offices at Lutsen, Tofte, Schroeder, Hovland and Grand Portage will be hand-carrying ballots to the Cook County Courthouse after the Post Offices close on Tuesday, November 2.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber October 30

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

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Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber October 23

Local naturalist and retired teacher Larry Weber joins us each Saturday morning to share his observations on what's going on in the great outdoors.

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Weekend News Roundup for Oct. 30

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. Food support, property tax levies and more on mining have been important stories.

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Pool roof damaged in storm: temporary repairs underway

The roof of the Grand Marais municipal swimming pool was heavily damaged by high winds and rain during the big storm earlier this week and remains closed until further notice. Temporary repa

Cathy Quinn

Cathy Quinn

Cathy Quinn has been working and volunteering at WTIP since the station went on the air in 1998. She started off hosting the AM Community Calendar and has worn many hats at the station since then.


Deb Benedict

Deb Benedict

Deb Benedict has been WTIP’s executive director since 2001. Under her leadership, the station has grown to over 800 members and now numbers over 70 on-air volunteers and eight staff.


Jay Andersen

Jay Andersen

Jay was born in a log cabin near Springfield Mo. In 18--- wrong bio.


Energy assistance and improvements money available

Two programs designed to help people pay or save on winter energy costs have had funding extended this week.

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