Local News

Grand Marais

Building Community Through Business

Is it possible to create a business around community needs? Can it be sustainable?


Norman Deschampe

Grand Portage Band Chairman Norman Deschampe on Third Thursday Community Conversation

The people of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are an integral part of the fabric of life in Cook County.


Braidy Powers

Census figures questioned by county Auditor

Official census figures are in for Minnesota. That means redistricting can start both state-wide and in Cook County. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.


Rural Youth

MinnPost reporter meets with local youth

Today, youth in rural communities face many serious challenges, including a lack of opportunities, access to health care, low-wage jobs, access to quality education and access to transportation. 


Rep. Chip Cravaack

Cravaack to open Duluth office in April

U.S. Congressman Chip Cravaack has announced plans to open a constituent services office in Duluth. The office will be located in Room 235 of the Gerald W.


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After School Lounge Kids Food Drive March 14-25

Looking for a way to help your neighbors and maybe do a little spring cleaning in the process?  Cook County’s very own After School Lounge kids are putting on a Youth Food Drive through MN


Great Expectations School

GES Director explains class sizes and individualized instruction

Peter James is Director of Great Expectations School in Grand Marais.


County Board Chair Jim Johnson

County to participate in nation-wide drug discount program

Cook County has teamed up with the national Association of Counties to offer a discount prescription drug plan. WTIP’s Jay Andersen has this report.