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Mayor Larry Carlson

Council grants new venue for Classic Car Show

The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday and made a couple of automotive decisions. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.


Township elecions

Township elections were Tuesday, March 8

Township elections and annual meetings were held Tuesday, March 8 in Lutsen, Schroeder and Tofte. Each township held elections for one three-year term supervisor and a two-year tern treasurer.


Cook County Independent School District 166 main campus in Grand Marais

EATS fundraiser this Thursday at CCHS

With Cook County School District facing ongoing funding cuts and declining enrollment, learning opportunities for students are increasingly at risk.  As a way to offset losses in funding, the Coo


Brea Boomer

Viking girl's basketball player Brea Boomer talks about her 1000th point

Cook County girl's basketball player Brea Boomer recently scored her 1000th career point.  She joined WTIP's Jay Andersen on "Daybreak", March 9 to talk about that achievement and other


Higher Education

Higher Ed offers workshop on internet use for business

In this electronic age, a growing number of people depend on the internet for information. As a result, businesses are doing more of their work online.


Superintendt Beth Schwarz

Downsizing in future for ISD166

The ISD166 school board met all day on Friday, March 4. Downsizing of school support staff as well as a possible change to administrative office spaces was the main topics of discussion.


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.