Local News

Annual Gunflint Trail Canoe Races: July 16

It's the middle of July, and it's time for the Gunflint Trail Canoe Races!  WTIP host Ann Possis spoke with Chris Steele on North Shore Morning about this annual event.


Radio News

Weekend News Roundup for July 12

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top news stories.


Mayor Larry Carlson

City starts Hwy 61 Streetscape discussions

The city begins a long and expensive Highway 61 Streetscape project with MnDot, plus councilors begin discussion of a public arts committee.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Larr


The Grand Marais Playhouse

The Grand Marais Playhouse's Summer Production: Nana's Naughty Knickers

Yvonne Block and Jan Healy are the two main roles in an upcoming production from the Grand Marais Playhouse called "Nana's Naughty Knickers." They spoke to WTIP about performing in the c


Kiyi setting nets

The research vessel Kiyi touches port at Grand Marais

The U.S. Geological  Survey’s research vessel, the Kiyi  pulls into port at Grand Marais between excursions out on the big lake doing fisheries research.


Lundie Cabin

"Cabinology" Presentation and Cabin Tour in Schroeder on July 12

“Cabinology” is the topic of this Saturday’s presentation, in addition to a cabin tour hosted by the

Lutsen 99er starting line

2014 Lutsen 99er bike race brings more riders than ever

Last weekend marked the 4th Annual Lutsen 99er mountain bike race, a 99-mile event for all skill levels circling around the back roads of Cook County and Highway 61.


Cook County Whole Foods Co-op (photo from cookcounty.coop)

Co-op Update: July 7

WTIP spoke with Jennifer Stoltz, the general manager of the Cook County Whole Foods Co-op about upcoming classes that will be offered in the month of July.


Planked trout

Cook County Historical Society Planked Trout Dinner, Saturday July 12

On Saturday, July 12, at 5:30 p.m, the Cook County Historical Society is hosting a planked trout dinner as a fundraiser for the museum.


Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Early weather warning system upgraded at NWS Duluth

The North Shore was hammered by rain and hail over the holiday weekend, but the latest improvements to weather radar at the National Weather Service in Duluth got the flash flood warning out sooner th