Local News

Rep. David Dill

Rep. David Dill interviewed on the current legislative session

David Dill is the DFL Representative from District 6A. He spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen recently on “Daybreak”. His health and the state budget were main topics.


One percent

First Thursday Community Conversation for March: a 1% sales tax update

On November 3rd 2009, Cook County voters overwhelmingly approved a 1% local option sales tax.


Gypsy moth

Gypsy moth fight returns to North Shore

Be prepared, airplanes will once again fly the skies over the North Shore in pursuit of gypsy moths. In fact, this spring will be the biggest aerial combat ever.


Township government

Township elections are Tuesday, March 8

Township elections and annual meetings will be held Tuesday, March 8 in Lutsen, Schroeder and Tofte. Polls are open between 5 an 8 p.m., with the annual meetings to follow.


Radio Ace kit

Weekend News Roundup for March 5

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


Sculptor David Ruben

Inuit stone sculptor to be in Grand Marais this month

Inuit sculptor David Ruben has gained worldwide recognition for his carvings for over 30 years. In 1988, he was named to the Sculptors Society of Canada.


Hovland Arts Festival

Hovland Arts Festival is over Fourth of July weekend

Area artists are gearing up for this summer’s Hovland Arts Festival. This year in addition to featuring Grand Portage and Hovland artists, the Festival has opened up to all county artists.