Neil Linscheid, U of M Extension Service

U of M researcher says EDA is useful

Last year the Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA) obtained a grant to have a third party evaluate the success and necessity of the organization.

1922 Legion convention poster

VA benefits in county top $1.5 million

According to a report from the Department of Veterans Affairs the 576 Cook County Vets received over $1.5 million dollars in benefits during the most recent reporting year, 2008.

Ballot box

Non-Primary filings begin August 3

City, School Board and Hospital Board filings begin August 3. Offices open for the City of Grand Marais are for one Mayor and two City Counselors.

Gunflint Canoe Races

Gunflint canoe races Wednesday

The annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races are happening on Wednesday evening, July 21st.  This annual Northwoods event is a fundraiser with the emphasis on FUN.


Snakes In The Sun And Bugs On The Water

Chel Anderson is a botanist and plant ecologist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Local foods neighborhood grocery thrives in downtown Minneapolis

Ann Yin, co-owner of Local d'Lish, a neighborhood grocery in the historic warehouse district of downtown Minneapolis, talked with Buck July 16 about her&nb


Grand Marais climbers recount Denali ascent

Bob spoke July 16 with Lonnie Dupre, Tom Surprenant, and Roadhouse co-host Buck Benson about their recent adventure climbing Denali. 

EDA office at City Hall in Grand Marais

EDA cost/benefit study to be made public

The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority (EDA) was created more than 20 years ago, primarily as a means to secure public money to build Superior National Golf Course at L

leaping Asian carp

Minnesota joins four other states in Asian carp lawsuit

Five states are suing the federal government and Chicago's water department in federal court, demanding stronger action to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.


Weekend Outdoors with Larry Weber July 17

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.

Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap July 17

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week.  Tune in to WTIP's

"Come on In!" membership drive

WTIP exceeds membership drive goal!

Thank you so much to everyone who helped make WTIP's "Come On In" membership the best membership drive ever.  In one week from July 9-16, WTIP welcomed 86 brand new members and 219 renewing members! Altogether, we heard from 305 people and raised a total of $26,144. Thank you to WTIP's dedicated and supportive community of listeners! Thanks also to all our wonderful volunteers, both on and off the air, and the businesses and individuals who donated food and other items. It was through this amazing effort and support that WTIP was able to successfully reach our goal. Thank you!

It’s chippie chasing time for Nosey Rosey!

Nosey Rosey July 17

Aaahhh-Rooooo! This is Nosey Rosey on WTIP comyooonity radio. I am SO excited! I finally got a haircut so I’m looking as smooooth and sleek as I feel.

Road work

Traffic on London Road in Duluth to be detoured on July 19

Southbound London Road in Duluth will be closed between 40th Avenue East and 21st Avenue East on Monday, July 19, from 9a.m.

Fishing reels

Local Fish Report for July 16

7/16/10 -- There are lots fish in Cook County lakes – the trick is to know where they

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