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DNR adds more counties to burning restrictions list

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that 16 more counties will be placed under burning restrictions, beginning on April 22 at 8 a.m.


Commissiioner Bruce Martinson

Commissioners hire golf course consultant

Cook County commissioners met Tuesday and took up a number of issues. But the most time was again spent on Superior National Golf Course.


Great Expectations

Great Expectations is in testing mode

Great Expectations School in Grand Marais is in the midst of annual testing. According to Director Peter James, graduation is approaching and also activity at their greenhouse is progressing.


Black bear with cubs/National Park Service

DNR warns homeowners that bears are waking up

State wildlife officials are reminding homeowners that Wisconsin's bears are waking up — and they're hungry.


Washed out road/U.S. Forest Service

Drivers urged to use care on Superior National Forest roads

The U.S. Forest Service says drivers should be careful using roads in the Superior National Forest this spring.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to settle on Admin cuts options to present at public meetings

The ISD166 school board is a step closer to deciding on options for reducing administrative costs at Cook County Schools.


Couple

ElderNomics Minnesota highlights economic struggles of seniors

More than 13 million older adults in America are economically insecure. They live one bad break, one accident, or one layoff away from economic disaster.


Vintage radio listener

Weekend News Roundup for April 16

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


Grand Marais Public Library

Rumor untrue! Library WILL NOT close during expansion

The rumor that the Grand Marais Public Library will close for five months while renovation and new construction is going on is false.