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Cook County Senior Center

10 Broadway

 The Cook County Senior Center in Grand Marais hosts a variety of events and activities.

Winter Sun

Sunny's Back Yard: Winter Solstice

A northwoods winter can be long and dark but we come to expect it and find ways to cope. 

Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

County Board hold reorganization meeting

The Cook County commissioners had a special reorganizational meeting on Tuesday.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about chairmanships and assignments.


Gus' Wild Side: An Abrupt Ending to Fall Yields Instant Winter

Winter debuts by dumping three feet of snow at once.   Once again we are reminded of why it never pays to procrastinate.   

Howard Hedstrom, EDA member

Seven appointed to local boards and commissions

Cook County commissioners met in special session Tuesday to among other things appoint citizen members to county commission and board positions.

Gus' Wild Side

is not currently scheduled.

Gus’ Wild Side is a regular feature on WTIP.


Sunny's Back Yard

is not currently scheduled.

Sunny has lived off-grid in rural Lake County for the past 17 years and is a regular commentator on WTIP.

Commissioner Jan Hall

Current County Board chair and vice-chair re-elected

The Cook County Board of Commissioners met in special session Tuesday morning to among other things select a chair and vice-chair for 2014.


Descending the Mississippi by canoe from Lake Itasca to the Gulf, Paddle in Hand

Dick chatted Jan. 3 with Lucas Will & Natalie Jackson about their Mississippi River adventure, Paddle In Hand, canoeing 2,220 miles over four months. Learn why they did it, what was most challenging, and what they learned through it all. You can also see pictures and video and read more on their Facebook page.


LSSU's 39th annual List of Words to be Banished...#canyousayannoying?

Every year we talk with the word-watchers over at Lake Superior State University about their words to be 'banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness." This year is no exception, and LSSU PR guy Tom Pink joined Buck Jan. 3 to chat and laugh about the latest list. Twerking, anyone?

Sheriff Mark Falk

Domestics and snowmobiles end the law enforcement year

Basically the holidays were placid as far as Cook County law enforcement was concerned. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff mark Falk.

Gunflint Ranger Nancy Larson

North Shore Restoration open house is Friday

The North Shore Restoration Project will stretch along the shore from Two Harbors to the border.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Gunflint District Ranger Nancy Larson about an informational Restor

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk looks to the 2014 legislative session

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk looks ahead to the 2014 legislative session. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Bakk about three issues that will undoubtedly be dealt with during the session.

Woodland caribou

Woodland caribou no longer roam our area

They once roamed the woods along the North Shore in Cook County. Now they’ve moved on to greener pastures. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with Chel Andersen about woodland caribou.

Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Weather relief around the corner

Cold weather for another day or two, then a warm-up to welcome above zero temps WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart about warmth at the end of the tunnel.

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