Local News

Update on Lake Superior Binational Forum's recent loss of funding

The Lake Superior Binational Forum has been impacted by recent EPA funding changes. WTIP host Joey Detrick spoke with Lissa Radke, U.S.


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith-DeCoux

First City Council meeting of 2015 includes new members and new mayor

The Grand Marais City Council just held its first meeting of 2015 with several new members and a new mayor.


On the Nature of Teaching: Sharing and Experiencing

On the Nature of Teaching is a monthly segment on WTIP highlighting how we teach and learn in the natural world.


Commissiioner Jan Sivertson

County Board discusses new administrator position

The Cook County commissioners discussed the next step in hiring a county administrator.


Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Two new members join ISD166 board

ISD166 held its organizational meeting, the first of the new year. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about budget and new board members.


Louis Plante

Exhibit on history of snow travel at Cook County Historical Society

There’s a new exhibit exploring the history of snow travel at the Cook County Historical Society.


AEOA provides assistance to homeless individuals and families

Cook County has a homeless population that is often invisible and the AEOA (Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency) has services available to provide assistance.


Lonnie Dupre

UPDATE: Lonnie reaches Denali summit after four attempts. Begins descent

Grand Marais adventurer Lonnie Dupre reached the summit of North America’s highest peak, Mount McKinley, shortly after 5 p.m.


"Grand Marais Ole Opry" scheduled for January 17

The ‘Grand Marais Ole Opry’ is a lively showcase of regional artists playing classic country tunes.


Cook County included in Minnesota Local Government Innovation Awards

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota held the annual Minnesota Local Government Innovation Awards Program, sponsored by the Bush Foundation.