Local News

Road Salts: Extensively used, but are they safe?

Winter, snow, travel conditions.  How does the use of road salts fit in?  Their use is controversial, considering the harsh impacts they can have on the environment.


Microsoft

Phony phone scam not from Microsoft

There’s a new phone scam surfacing in Cook County.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about phony Microsoft phone calls.


"Making It" Through Winter: North House skill-sharing series

Animal tracks, mending and more.  North House Folk School offers skill-sharing classes this month.  WTIP volunteer Julie Carlson spoke with North House Folk School program coordinator M


Dragon Boat parade

Dragon Boat partners hang up their paddles

The North Shore Dragon Boat Festival partners have officially
decided that they will not host the dragon boat festival in 2015.


New 'Special Needs Basic Care' program offered through PHHS

Cook County Public Health and Human Services has a new program for disabled adults.


John Twiest

Cook County cyclists complete the Arrowhead 135 ultra-marathon

Two Cook County cyclists recently completed The Arrowhead 135, a winter ultra-marathon in northern Minnesota.


Local musher Erin Altemus achieves 4th place Beargrease finish

Local Cook County musher Erin Altemus of Mush Lake Racing recently took 4th place in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Erin on North Shor


"Move It!" in February offered by the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

You can “Move It” in February as part of a month-long event featured through the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. WTIP host Jana Berka spoke with Amy Schmidt of the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

February chill continues, but no record breakers

Cold weather to continue through mid-week, then a warming trend.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson..
 
 


Mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux

Benson appointed to city council

Tracy Benson is the new Grand Marais City Council member.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith Decoux.