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Commissioner Bob Fenwick

Fenwick to spearhead board role in Community Center planning

Cook County Commissioner Bob Fenwick Tuesday asked his fellow board members to allow him to take a lead role in planning for the new community center/pool project.


Mike Prom gets his head shaved to support the cause

Mush for a Cure raises $30,000 for breast cancer

This year’s annual Mush for a Cure Sled Dog Fundraiser, March 12-13, raised more than $30,000.  Of that amount, organizers say that a minimum of $28,000 will go to the National Breast Ca


GTHS Vice President Fred Smith watches as Ada Igoe signs on as Chik-Wauk site manager

Site manager hired for Chik-Wauk

The Gunflint Trail Historical Society announced the hiring of a site manager for the Chik-Wauk Museum, scheduled to open July 4.


Wolf at Tucker Lake. Photo by Fran Smith

Familiar clues for tree tappers and wolves begin to court

We can’t feel it, but trees give off energy that melts the snow from their bases, creating tree wells. Early spring is also time for wolf mating.


Nina Segalowitz & Lydia Etok in the WTIP studio

Inuit throat singers continue ancient tradition

The Inuit Premiere is being held this weekend at the Sivertson Gallery and the North House Folk School in Grand Marais.


Mayor Sue Hakes

Mayor discusses EDA woes

At Wednesday’s Grand Marais City Council meeting, Mayor Sue Hakes told the council the group formed to look into alleviating the financial problems of the Economic Development Authority, of w


Weekend Wrap

Weekend News Wrap March 13

Each week the WTIP News Department provides a summary of the stories it has been following that week. Tune in to WTIP's North Shore Weekend Saturdays from 7:00 to

Musher Jessica Berg-Collman

Mush For a Cure update

The 4th Annual Mush For a Cure breast cancer fundraiser WILL go ahead this weekend, but not as planned. Warm weather has made conditions unfavorable for dog team travel, so the or

The Allied Radio Matrix for Emergency Response

County to move to new communication system

Sheriff Mark Falk Tuesday asked the commissioners for a resolution indicating the county’s intent to participate in a new communications system.