Local News

National Weather Service

Spring is taking its time arriving

North Shore weather continues to look like something other than spring.


Wrecked airplane

Weekend emergency drill recounted

This past weekend was the 22nd Annual Emergency Services Conference and it was a full scale drill.


Walleye

Fish testing in major walleye lakes show low PFC levels

Fish tested in nine of Minnesota's 10 largest walleye lakes had levels of perfluorooctane sulfonate that were either very low or undetectable, suggesting those lakes have very little or no contaminati


Grass fire

DNR adds Cook County to list of burning restrictions

Burning restrictions for Cook, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods, and the remainder of St. Louis County went into effect May 2, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.


Hotel

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

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


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Weekend News Roundup for April 30

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


Camping in the woods

BWCAW permits required starting Sunday

Beginning May 1, fee permits are required to enter the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.


A drug enforcement dog similar to the one used at ISD166

Random drug search comes up empty at ISD166

Thursday morning, two law enforcement officers accompanied by Kaiser the drug sniffing dog, searched portions of Cook County Schools buildings and parking lot.


Community meeting

Community Center public meetings are scheduled

The Cook County Community Center Steering Committee has scheduled two public meetings in May for input and feedback on the project. The first meeting is Tuesday, May 10 at 7 p.m.


Mayor Larry Carlson

Mayor reviews latest city council actions

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson goes over items on and off the latest city council agenda with WTIP’s Jay Andersen.