Local News

National Weather Service

Severe weather is reviewed by NWS meteorologist

Severe weather patterns hit northwestern Minnesota, but missed the North Shore…still rain is in the forecast. According to the weather bureau, April was a crazy weather month.


Health care costs

Changes may be in store for health care in county

Bike Rodeo is Thursday, May 12

Thursday is the day for the Bike Rodeo in Grand Marais. It’s a time when kids get their wheels checked, helmets fitted and pick up tips on safe riding.


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Cemetery cell tower controversy heats up

Dr. Bob Pratt shares study tips in "The Academic Warrior"

Do you know how to study properly? Cook County Higher Education will kick off their first Guest Lecture Series with Dr. Bob Pratt on Tuesday, May 10 at 7 PM.


Danielle Sosin

Duluth author Danielle Sosin talks about her latest book

Duluth author Danielle Sosin is well-known both in Minnesota and nationwide for her works of fiction, including Garden Primitives and her latest book, The Long-Shining Waters.


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Weekend News Roundup for May 7

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Commissioner talks about community center meetings

On Tuesday and Wednesday, May 10 and 11,  public meetings will be held in Grand Marais and Tofte on the proposed new community center.


U.S.Passport

Passport and birth certificate services now separated

Counties throughout the country are facing new regulations that are forcing them to rethink how and whether to issue passports. Cook County is no exception.


Gray wolf

Final: Feds to delist Great Lakes wolves

The U.S government formally announced its move to end federal wolf protection in the western Great Lakes region by the end of the year.