Local News

Election 2014

Election coverage: County Commissioner Forum

WTIP’s 2014 election coverage continued October 8th.


Election 2014

WTIP begins 2014 election coverage

WTIP’s 2014 election coverage began October 7th with pre-recorded interviews featuring candidates running unopposed.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: Changing Lake Levels and the Economy

You might have noticed that water levels on the big lake have been way up this year. But is this just part of the lake’s normal trend or is it an anomaly?


Cook County Historical Society hosts Annual Meeting and Dinner: October 15

 The Cook County Historical Society invites all to attend their 90th Annual Meeting and Dinner on Wednesday, October 15, 2014.  WTIP volunteer Tracy Benson talked with Carrie McHug


Cook County Vikings

Cook County Schools to switch to nine-man football

ISD166 urges changing a holiday name, considers an adjusted levy and will convert to nine-man football next season. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz


Violence Prevention Center holds Candlelight Vigil of hope and remembrance: October 9

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and there will be a candlelight vigil this Thursday, October 9.


Bumble bee

Bee researcher documents native species

There are at least 35 species of native bees living in Cook County and most of them winter either under ground or in cavities. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with DNR bee researcher Crystal Boyd.


Art opening of Seven Grandfather Teachings at Grand Portage Community Center: October 10

 The Grand Portage Summer Youth Program is presenting an exhibition of paintings of The Seven Grandfather Teachings. These paintings will be featured at an art opening at the Grand Portage C


Scholastic Book Fair comes to Sawtooth Mountain Elementary on October 6-9

“Sir Readalot's Castle and The Kingdom of Books" is the theme of this year’s Scholastic Book Fair.


Lutsen Fall Bike Ride: October 11

Whether you are a beginning or elite bike rider, this Saturday’s Lutsen Fall Bike Ride has options for all skill levels.