Grand Marais will work with the county to end the pool impasse so the community center project can go forward…but not everyone’s in favor of that.
A lightning-sparked fire in the BWCAW now being monitored by firefighters has grown to 130 arcres.
A pedestrian accessibility improvement project near Hwy 61 at Gooseberry Falls State Park begins Tuesday, Sept. 6. Hwy 61 traffic will not be affected by the project.
Lodging tax revenues for July were up slightly from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.
Warm weather will shift to cool with a chance of rain leading up to and including the Labor Day weekend. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Mike Stewart.
Researchers have begun gathering water samples for a study mandated by the Legislature on what the state's water quality standards to protect wild rice should be.
According to Sheriff Mark Falk, it’s time to start being aware of school bus traffic, time to be sure your campfire is out and time to congratulate ourselves for a low key law enforcement summer
When it’s berry time on the trees and shrubs, it’s also time for waxwings.
Buck Benson and Ann Possis hosted Mike DeBevec, Mike Roth and Eric Hahn in studio Aug. 26 to preview 'A Century of Jazz,' their musical overview of the history of jazz, happening Friday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. at Betsy Bowen's What's Upstairs?
Buck spoke Aug. 26 with Molly Huber, lead writer-researcher for MNopedia, a new online encyclopedia about Minnesota produced by the MN Historical Society. You can check it out at the link above and give your feedback and ideas, too.
For many Cook County residents, their 2012 property taxes will increase and they probably won’t know why.
The first liquor license issued in Cook County went to a Canadian woman who opened a brothel near the end of what is now the Gunflint Trail. Her name was Margret Matthews, but people knew her as Mag.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.