Tofte Town Hall

West End election results

Local governments on the West End of Cook County held their annual public meetings on Tuesday, March 9. 

Arrowhead Electric Coop offices in Lutsen

Arrowhead Electric is back in the fiber optic mix

On Tuesday Arrowhead Electric Cooperative CEO Don Stead filled in the Cook County board on the intent of the electric coop’s re-entry into providing fiber optic services to the county.


Timmy Haus

Timmy Haus Live on WTIP

Singer/songwriter Timmy Haus played live for WTIP's "So Many Reasons" membership drive on Wednesday.


Fred with one of his bird pals

Wildersmith March 11

The upper Trail winter that really hasn’t been much, is making a quicker than normal exit.


Wilson's Warbler

Field Notes: Wilson's Warbler is rare

Field Notes with Molly Hoffman can be heard every Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning between 9 and 9:30.&n


Sheriff Mark Falk

County Sentence to Serve program threatened

Sentence to Serve (STS) is a program used state-wide to reduce jail time through community service work.


A one room school house

West End News March 10

Please remember that trained volunteers will be at Birch Grove Center to help West End folks prepare their income tax returns each Wednesday.


Tornado Cloud, Grand Marais Harbor by Travis Novitsky

Tourism groups join together to promote county

Six tourism groups have joined together to lead a county-wide effort to market Cook County. The new organization is called the Cook County Visitors Bureau and will become official on May 1.


Sen. Al Franken

Sen. Franken talks jobs, health care and Indian education on WTIP

During Wednesday morning’s “Daybreak” program Minnesota’s US Senator Al Franken weighed in on the extension of unemployment benefits and health care reform legislation, both to


 

Airport story correction

Last week WTIP reported that both Cook County and Silver Bay airports received funding from the Department of Transportation, as announced by the Minnesota Congressional delegation.


Don Davison

Don Davison

Don Davison has lived in Cook County since 1976. He enjoys nature photography and says, “I'm that guy you see out there on the beach getting soaked by the waves.


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