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Arrowhead Transit

Arrowhead Transit will provide bus rides to Duluth every Tuesday, leaving Grand Marais at 8 am and leaving Duluth for the return trip at 3 pm.

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Spring-like weather to continue

It’s beginning to feel a lot like spring…and more on the way into next week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

Council pursuing visioning process in earnest

The Grand Marais City Council met and discussed trails, visioning and gifted property. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux.


Sarah Somnis

West End News: March 10

Another year and another set of West End Township annual meetings is in the record book.  On Tuesday, Schroeder, Tofte and Lutsen all held township elections and the grand meetings where the town

It's maple syrup harvesting time up the North Shore. Check out how it's done here.

Video courtesy of Greg Nichols from Sawtooth Mountain Maple Syrup Company. 

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Grand Marais roof tops by Stephan Hoglund

Grand Marais clarifies language regarding vacation rentals

Grand Marais is working to clarify the language on a number its ordinances this year. Among those is an ordinance that impacts vacation rentals in the city.

Log Truck loading birch sawlogs (Eli Sagor/Flickr)

Logging truck accident near Lutsen injures three

As reported live on WTIP March, 7, three people were injured Tuesday afternoon in an automobile accident involving a logging truck that spilled its cargo across Highway 61 near Lutsen and the Caribou

Home health care

Hospital takes home health care cut

The hospital’s home health care program took a 37 and ½ percent cut from the county.

EDA President Howard Hedstrom

EDA moves ahead on housing

The Cook County-Grand Marais Joint Economic Development Authority is forging ahead on assisted living and workforce housing.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA president Howard Hedstrom.

Commissioner Gamble

Grand Marais is the smallest city with a "Y"

Septics, the Susies and the smallest YMCA town by far. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble about the most recent county board meeting.

Winter sun rays over Susie Islands. Photo by Travis Novitsky

Nature Conservancy offers Susie Island to Grand Portage Band

The Nature Conservancy has offered Susie Island to the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Dr. Moore tracks radio-collared moose

Dr. Seth Moore: Moose research update

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

Gus' Wild Side: Mojave Desert tortoises and an unexpected encounter

Gus recalls his research on the Mojave Desert tortoise, along with an encounter with another resident of the desert.

North Woods Naturalist: Sap and syrup

How does the maple sap run change with a warming climate? WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about the uncertainty of maple sap volume.

Community Conversation: Curtis Gagnon discusses American Indian Treaty Rights, traditions and spiritual values

Back in 1984, Grand Portage Band Member Curtis Gagnon shot a moose at the right time and in the wrong place.

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