Cook County Court House

Couple sexual assault case brief filed in Cook County

A Grand Marais man who discovered his wife was having an affair is accused of using a crowbar, knife and gun to force the other man to have sexual relations with his wife.

Wood burning magic

Magnetic North Dec. 23, 2009: Wood burning magic

Welcome back to Magnetic North, a whiter and brighter and softer walking place since our recent snowfall. My kick sled is fired up and ready to go. No more clunky trudges to the mailbox.

Fresh snow brightened the north shore landscape

West End News Dec. 23, 2009

There is good news about the matching fund for the challenge grant made by the Grand Marais State Bank for the Birch Grove Foundation.

Northwood’s Christmas Service and sleigh ride at Okontoe held last Saturday night

Wildersmith On The Gunflint Dec. 22, 2009

Days of anticipation, cinnamon, chocolate and joy are finally here ….Pre-Christmas congregating has been going on for days and days since Thanksgiving and now is the time for the excitement to get serious as the Christian welcoming is again renewed.

AEOA has adult education and job skills offices throughout the Arrowhead region, including Grand Marais.

AEOA reopens job skills office in Grand Marais

This winter the Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency continues to offer bus rides around the county as well as energy and weatherization assistance. It has also recently re-opened its adult education and job skills office in Grand Marais with Dawn Byholm as employment counselor and adult basic education instructor. WTIP’s Jay Andersen interviewed Dawn.

The Nylons

NorthShore ArtScene Dec. 19

The Nylons brought the house down at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts on Sunday with a 2.5. hour high-energy concert. This was the last stop in their 2009 tour, and they seemed to enjoy performing for "Grand Maraisians" as much as we loved the show.

Levi Shiels, left, and Johnny Vander Heiden, right, of Ms. Brandt's class enjoy popcorn and apples for snack.

Sawtooth snack success noticed

Sawtooth Elementary and Cook County Schools Health Council were highlighted with a “success story” in a recent report to the Minnesota Department of Health.  The December report is an update on the status of the State Health Improvement Program (SHIP) grant in Northeast Minnesota.

Weekend News Wrap on WTIP

Weekend News Wrap Dec.19

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.

The Old Ones........The Pines

Photos from the Edge

By Stephan Hoglund: This is the first image I will present to you. Though many of you have seen it before, it seems appropriate that this be the cornerstone of my new photo project with WTIP, and I hope you enjoy it. It’s one of my most beloved subjects.

Fiber optic cable

Broadband funding begins to roll out; local grant delayed

The White House announced that $182 million in stimulus funds from the federal government designated for broadband internet were dispensed on Thursday, Dec. 17. Vice President Joe Biden made the announcement in the rural town of Dawsonville, Ga.

D.R. Miller

A Scary Night in the BWCAW

D. R. Miller of Iowa City, Iowa is a WTIP listener-member who keeps in touch with the news in the North Woods. Recently, he read a story in the Duluth News-Tribune about Tim Kedrowski whose trail camera photographed an unusual seven-foot-tall creature near Remer. The Northern Minnesota Bigfoot Research Team verified it as a "Bigfoot." That reminded D.R.

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