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Thank you, 9-1-1 dispatchers

Thanks to the local emegency dispatchers

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week is April 8 - 14. It’s a time to recognize and lend appreciation to the frontline responders who answer our 9-1-1 calls.

Retiring commercial fisherman Harley Toftey, on left, is turning his nets over to Tyler Smith

Commercial fishing link to continue at Dockside Fish Market

Some changes are coming to the Grand Marais waterfront. Longtime commercial fisherman Harley Toftey is retiring, passing the tradition on to a new generation, to Tyler Smith of Grand Marais.


What is FirstNet and will it bring more towers to Cook County?

Though it may sound like something out of a Terminator film, FirstNet is indeed a reality in the field of modern communication.

Jan Sivertson

Commissioners approve Capital Improvement Plan

There was a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, April 10. The following discussion and action items occurred during Tuesday’s meeting.

Wunderbar Eatery & Glampground

Wunderbar is on Facebook


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Siama (Photo by Dallas Johnson)

Siama and his Congo World Quartet on The Roadhouse

Before a gig and a couple workshops here in Grand Marais, Siama and his Congo World Quartet stopped by The Roadhouse.  The group features Siama, singer Dallas Johnson, global music drummer T

Courtesy MN Sea Grant and Chris J. Benson

What is Food-Fish Aquaculture, and is it possible in Minnesota?

Don Schreiner is a Fisheries Specialist with Minnesota Sea Grant, and he recently stopped by The Roadhouse and he spoke with Matthew about Food-Fish Aquaculture, and some of the challenges facing aqua

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Despite cold start to spring, tick season is here

It might not feel like spring outside, but certain critters in the region don't seem to mind... including ticks.


Sound engineer Jerry Lavigne on Scenic Route

If you've ever been to a large music event on the North Shore, chances are the sound you were hearing was at the control of Jerry Lavigne, a Silver Bay based sound mixer known most as the liv

Cook County, Minnesota

County to host series of public meetings this week

There are several meetings that involve some or all of the Cook County Commissioners taking place April 9 and 10.

CJ Heithoff

CJ began volunteering at WTIP in 1999 when she moved to Grand Marais from the Twin Cities. 

Wildersmith on the Gunflint

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     April 6, 2018    

Wildersmith on the Gunflint - April 6, 2018

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith     April 6, 2018   

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Each year in April, a campaign is launched to raise public awareness about sexual assault and educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence.

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