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The scene of the fire on West Bearskin Lake on May 20. Photo by Jim Lundorff

Fire extinguished by good Samaritans on West Bearskin Lake

WTIP was contacted by two Cook County residents about a fire that started near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on the shores of West Bearskin Lake on Sunday, May 20.

Coaster brook trout. Photo courtesy of Flickr

Coaster brook trout population continues to recover in Lake Superior

The coaster brook trout is native to the coastlines and tributaries of Lake Superior.

Northland Skywarn training coming to Cook County

Skywarn training offered in Cook County

The National Weather Service offers training for volunteers who are interested in being part of the Skywarn program.

Cascade River - photo by Rhonda Silence

Work planned for Cascade River State Park trails

The popular Cascade River State Park trails are getting some maintenance this summer.

Many of those involved in the North Shore Health renovation and expansion cut a big gold ribbon to rededicate the facility

North Shore Health opens its new doors

North Shore Health recently completed its months-long renovation and expansion project.

Contractor Anton Moody and architect David Salmela talk about the Fourth Avenue development.

Property owner explains concept of Fourth Avenue construction

WTIP previously spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux about some construction taking place on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais.

Mayor Arrowsmith DeCoux

Grand Marais mayor answers new development questions

There has been some new construction on Fourth Avenue West in Grand Marais and although it was approved over a year ago, some citizens have questioned how and when this project was approved.


Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 18, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     May 18, 2018


Wildersmith on the Gunflint - May 18, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     May 18, 2018

Superior National Forest Update - May 18, 2018

  Superior National Forest Update – May 17, 2018.

Firehalls staffed during overnight phone/911 outage

Arrowhead Electric Cooperative/True North Broadband is conducting planned maintenance overnight tonight that will impact phone and internet service for all of their customers, as well as all

Bike for Freedom trek reaches Canadian border

Lindsey Yoder was inspired to do something to stop human trafficking after seeing movie about it on her 14th birthday.  Last summer, she walked from her home in Arthur, Illinois to Nas

Cook County Airport

Arrowhead Eagles hosts event at airport

A new nonprofit has formed in Cook County, a "friends of avaition" organization, the Arrowhead Eagles.

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Aikido in Grand Marais - 25th Anniversary

WTIP's CJ Heithoff talks with Craig Waver, Sensei, about the 25th Anniversary Celebration of Aikido in Grand Marais.

Celebrate Recovery image courtesy of Cook County Celebrate Recovery

"Celebrate Recovery" group forms in Grand Marais

"Celebrate Recovery," is a national faith-based program aimed at helping people find healing from addiction and other "hurts and hang-ups." There is a vibrant Celebrate Recovery gr

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