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Dr. Bill Crandall

ISD166 looks at block scheduling for longer class periods

Career and Tech education is a current important topic, so is scheduling longer class periods. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Dr. Bill Crandall.


North Shore Health

Hospital board hears need for EMTs, construction update and art for wallspace

Some EMTs are concerned about the increase in ambulance runs, but no increase in EMTs.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North Shore Health administrator Kimber Wraalstad on the need for EMTs


Wildersmith on the Gunflint: April 21

Spring awakening along the Gunflint Trail continues providing pleasant aspects of nature's rebirth as April steers closer to May.


Sheriff's Office patch

Alarming police call is a prank

When the Cook County Sheriff’s Office released this week’s listing of 9-1-1 calls, there was a call that seemed alarming.


Casey Pries in the 2016 Pro Factory 600 race.

MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge at Lutsen Mountains this weekend

For the third year, Lutsen Mountains and CorPower Sports are joining forces to bring the MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge to the ski hill.


Cooperation Station in Grand Marais

Cooperation Station daycare faces uncertain future in Grand Marais

The future of a well-known daycare provider in Grand Marais hangs in the balance and could be shutting the doors of its current location, according to board members of the Cooperation Station Daycare.


Rep. Ecklund

Legislators still apart on budget, maybe closer on bonding

Budget bills and bonding, college student fees and debt.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund about the remaining weeks of the Legislative session.


Mike Stewart

Sloppy start to a nice weekend

Rain, snow, sun, melt.


Bob and Shirley Mcalister. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Local couple reflect on 20 years caring for Cutface Creek rest area

Bob and Shirley Mcalister have lived on the outskirts of Grand Marais near Lake Superior full time for the past two decades.


Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: April 20

Biidaash, Maggie, and Weston report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news. 


Northwoods Volunteer Connection

West End News: April 20

April always feels a bit like the calm before the storm in the West End of Cook County.


Commissioner Doo-Kirk

Commissioners discuss budgets, bonding and how the Committee of the Whole will work

Commissioners discussed budget concerns for 2018 and bonding for the current year.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about matters in the Committee of the Whole me


Cook County courthouse

County board votes to not live stream certain meetings

After a lengthy conversation about the process of recording and broadcasting certain segments of their public meetings each month, the Cook County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday,


Photographer David Johnson at work. Photo by Jess Oullis Smith

Grand Marais photographer David Johnson featured on The Playlist

Local photographer David R. Johnson is well known locally, but since his retirement, he is finding more time to capture the sights of the North Shore.


Cherry tomatoes

Northern Gardening - Growing Hydroponic Vegetables


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