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Grand Marais continues work with MnDOT on Highway 61 reconstruction

Among a number of other things on the horizon for the city of Grand Marais, a Highway 61 corridor reconstruction through the city is pending.

Beargrease Musher Shares View From the Trail

Blair Braverman is a nationally-recognized author and musher who will compete in her first full John Beargrease Long Distance Marathon in 2018.

Andrew D. Huber

Andrew D. Huber on the Scenic Route

Andrew D. Huber is a songwriter hailing from northern Illinois, though his roots run through St. Paul, and his heart is called to the North Shore.

Gunflint Trail

Gunflint fire department aims to purchase new ambulance

The Cook County Board of Commissioners agreed on Tuesday, Jan. 9 to approve a request that the county serve as the fiscal agent for a new ambulance to be used up the Gunflint Trail.

Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness

Pro-mining group strongly supports project near the Boundary Waters

The pro-mining group ‘Up North Jobs’ is suing to overturn an order by Gov. Mark Dayton that was considered a setback to the proposed Twin Metals copper-nickel mine near Ely.

School District 166 Community Storytelling Series

School District 166
ISD 166, 101 West 5th Street, Grand Marais
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 5:00pm

Call for artists for Community Art Show

Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church
Johnson Heritage Post
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 5:00pm - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 7:00pm


Weekend News Roundup for January 13

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Lynx are schedule to be taken off the threatened species list.

Cover of "White Wash"

Northern Gardening: White Wash and the effects of Roundup

Northern Gardening co-hosts Diane Booth and Joan Farnam talk with Carey Gillam, investigative journalist and author of the new book, “Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer and the Corrup

State Capitol at night

Local youths head to the State Capitol

The Minnesota State Capitol was taken over on January 4-6 by a new generation.

School District 166 Storytelling Session - RESCHEDULED

Due to weather conditions, the facilitators for the Community Storytelling session are unable to come to Cook County.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint January 12

Wildersmith on the Gunflint     by     Fred Smith       January 12, 2018  

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Highway department advises to travel with caution

Temperatures are expected to drop below zero tonight for most of Cook County and along the North Shore. That could lead to hazardous road conditions throughout the region.

North Shore Title - Closer Stephanie Radloff and President Baiers Heeren

North Shore Title a success story

North Shore Title received the 2017 "Entrepreneur of the Year" award from the Cook County Chamber of Commerce.

Josh Beck, the former director of Cook County's Health and Human Services Department

An interview with Josh Beck's attorney about child abuse case

Former Cook County Health and Human Services Director Josh Beck admits he pushed his stepdaughter and intentionally caused her physical harm while the family lived in Grand Marais, according to recent

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