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City raises 2011 levy by three percent

The Grand Marais city council met to finalize a budget and levy for 2011. Funding uncertainty at the state level forced a levy increase. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story.


Pool repair progress slowed by weather

When October winds took the roof off the municipal pool, the city and park board moved to get the popular facility back up and running as soon as possible. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this update


Surprising discoveries about early history of the Grand Marais area

Local historian Tim Cochrane joined Matthew Brown and Dale Klobuchar Dec. 3 to share highlights from his recent discovery and study of two journals of American Fur Co. employees in the 1820s. You might be surprised at what he learned.


Get through holiday family gatherings with less stress, more fun

Ann Possis spoke recently with William Doherty, family social science professor at the U of MN, about ways to enjoy family and avoid conflict during this holiday season.


Grand Portage special primary results posted

Enrolled members of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa went to the polls Tuesday to vote in a special primary election.


Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

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

"Best Christmas Pageant Ever" has a cast of more than 50!

The "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" opens Friday

With more than 50 children taking part in the Grand Marais Playhouse's production of "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever," there&rsqu


Avoiding stress makes holidays happier

The holidays can be stressful for families and stress can sometimes lead to domestic violence.

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Family food shelf use at all-time high

Hunger knows no season, but it can be particularly difficult in winter and around the holidays. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story about increased use at the food shelf.

Kate Frost and family on the porch in Chippewa City (Jim Wipson lower right)/photo courtesy of Jim Wipson

Walking the Old Road: Katie's Point

In this segment, the land history of “Katie's Point” along the bay in Chippewa City illustrates how questionable land transactions and county taxation policies significantly contributed to the final decline of the Chippewa City community.

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