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County Auditor's Office supports coworker with Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Feb. 25

The Cook County Auditor’s Office is joining forces with Zoar Lutheran Church to host a benefit for a coworker, Angie Cook of Schroeder, who is battling cancer for a second time. 

Changing winter weather on the Gunflint

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: February 24

Month two of 2017 along the Gunflint is winding down meek as a “vernal lamb.

Cook County Ambulance

Truck hits pedestrians in Grand Marais

A Grand Marais man struck two pedestrians while pulling out of the Super America gas station in Grand Marais just after 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 18.

Members of Nordic Nature Group

Council adopts Climate Inheritance Resolution to standing ovation

The youth Nordic Nature Group made a climate change presentation to the Grand Marais City Council.

State Capitol

Legislative check-in with Rep. Rob Ecklund

A state budget projection is due the end of the month and the deadline for introducing bills is March 10. WTIP’s Jay Andersen checked in with District 3A Rep.

Carol Christenson

Severe weather likely to miss North Shore

The big storm heading through Minnesota is a hard one to track, but the National Weather Service is pretty sure the North Shore will not see much of it.

OCA Deep Winter Greenhouse in Finland

West End News: February 23

As is often stated, the West End communities are like a big family.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: February 23

Molly, Rachel and Rohan report the latest School News.

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Common Ground

Common Ground play on the Scenic Route

Common Ground is a relatively new musical trio in Cook County.

The more the merrier!

Girl Scouts host a dance for "Dads and Daughters" February 28

Cook County Girl Scouts have invited community members to a Father Daughter Dance on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30 - 8:30 at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.

Commissioner Jan Sivertson

County simplifies agreement with YMCA

The county has a new management agreement with the YMCA, which simplifies building maintenance. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with county board chair, Jan Sivertson.

Jeff Cadwell

County ready to start comp-class study implementation

The county has completed a compensation/classification study revisiting pay and job equity. Over all, the results are good news.

More than 100 people attended a public unveiling of the winter greenhouse in Finland. Photos by Ann Possis

Winter greenhouse brings organic produce to North Shore region year-round

A new greenhouse near Finland will allow local residents to grow organic produce year round. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs finds out more in this feature. 

Chris Gillis (left) and Gordon Thorne in Studio A

Gordon Thorne & Chris Gillis play The Roadhouse

Local musicians Gordon Thorne (guitar) and Chris Gillis (keyboard) stopped by Studio A recently for fun chat and great tunes... old and quirky blues numbers as well as originals.

The former Tomteboda Resort/Gateway Lodge will be the location of the city's public works facility

City Council considers increased cost of public works facility

The major topic at the last Grand Marais City Council meeting, February 8, was the increased cost of its proposed public works facility.

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