Local News

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

New parking lot due at ISD166

Parking lot reconfiguration will take place at ISD166 this summer and the budget dominated school board discussions this past week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz.

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The Wisdom of Dark Emotions

Gina Dixon is Licensed Psychologist and Grief Therapist with Essentia Health.  She spoke recently about 'the wisdom of dark emotions' with WTIP's Veronica Weadock.


The Railroad Hour

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for April 11

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a    roundup of the week’s top news stories.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City Council has packed agenda for most recent meeting

Support for a local dairy, considering tennis courts and the on-going public restroom issue. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.

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Leroy Creech and Judge James Creech

'Music from the Tip 'O the Arrowhead' exhibit opens May 24

Music from the Tip O’ the Arrowhead is the new exhibit planned at the Cook County Historical Society.


Dave Tersteeg

Rec Park open for business May 1 -- or before

Things are gearing up for summer at the Grand Marais Rec Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg


Devil Track Resort

Karli Wiinanen explains crowd funding project

Crowd funding is growing in popularity with people looking to start or continue a business. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Karli Wiinanen about her venture with Devil Track Lodge.


Rep. Rick Nolan

Rep. Nolan talks steel dumping and its effect on the Iron Range

Illegal steel dumping is taking its toll on the Iron Range. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with 8th District Congressman Rep. Rick Nolan.


Jenni Bowring McDonough

MNsure special enrollment period ends April 30

MNsure has a special enrollment period now through the end of April. The non-insured penalty increases, so you may want to avoid that.