Cook County Schools campus

ISD166 board to take 4-day vote, adopt fees

The ISD166 school board will first discuss adopting a 4-day school week at a special meeting Wednesday afternoon, then act on the issue at their regular board meeting later that evening.

Ditch repair work at Cedar Grove Business Park - June 10, 2010

EDA close to settling Cedar Grove disputes

Cedar Grove Business Park has had a troubled history, but the public agency that developed the park, the Cook County/Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority, or EDA, could soon be seein


National Flag Week

It’s National Flag Week, and Monday, June 14th, is Flag Day. Americans are urged to fly the flag this week to commem

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Weekend Wrap

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Superior National view

City Council discusses Superior National’s future

Superior National Golf Course is not competitive with other links in the region and we need to support it financially. That, according to city council member Jan Sivertson.


Wildersmith June 10

Week one of June saw a significant turnabout in upper Gunflint  Trail weather.

Gray Wolf

Points North: How Many Wolves Are Too Many?

Along the North Shore, you never know when or where you may encounter a wolf.  Driving through Temperance River State Park on Highway 61 recently, I saw a wolf in the roadside parking lot.&n

Big wave

Of Woods and Words: The Wave

I grew up just outside of Grand Marais, or “in town” as we say around these parts.

Lake trout

Trout are hot & walleyes are a little cool

There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they are and how to catch them.

Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Al Franken on WTIPs “Daybreak”

Sen. Al Franken is closely watching a bi-partisan amendment to the financial reform bill he authored.

Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa

Grand Portage general election results

The Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa held general elections on Tuesday, June 8. 

Powers, Johnson & Martinson look at Birch Grove Rec plans

Three 1% sales tax projects discussed at county board

At Tuesday’s county board meeting, commissioners discussed the status of three projects slated to use a portion of the 1% sales tax voted on back in November 2009.


County to replace Honeymoon tower lights

The strobe lights on the Honeymoon tower have been annoying area residents for a long time. That’s about to end with the blessing of the Cook County Board.

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