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Community Center project could go on hold soon

Cook County Commissioners are concerned that the City of Grand Marais does not have a place at the community center project table.

Fisherman's Picnic

Fisherman’s Picnic is just around the corner and WTIP wants to hear your favorite memories from the annual summer celebration. What's your favorite story or aspect of Fisherman's Picnic?


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The Youth Radio Project Experience

While Shawn Neuwirth may be the latest to join the Youth Radio Project, he'll be the first to give thanks for the experience.  Listen as Shawn describes working with his classmates, teacher, and

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Growing Up in Cook County

While many Cook County residents embrace the isolation and privacy of the region's wild country, local teenagers sometime struggle with it.  Audrey Summers of the Youth Radio Project discusses he

Sterling Anderson of the Youth Radio Project

Behind the Work: Justin Goldstein

While WTIP often features local residents whose creative and interesting careers are documented for the Behind the Work series, Youth Radio Project junior Sterling Anderson wondered, "What about

Wild Rice

Dr. Seth Moore: Air & Water Quality Testing, Wild Rice, and Tunneling Moles

July 27, 2011

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

Mayor Larry Carlson

Budgets and more budgets: Grand Marais starts the process

Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson says the city will be meeting regularly through the rest of the year to put the 2012 budget in place.

Tofte native Dale Tormondsen to speak on the history of commercial fishing in Cook County at CCHS Museum.

West End News: July 28

There is a paradox that exists in the West End of Cook County at this time of year.

Rep. Chip Cravaack

Rep. Cravaack talks about debt ceilings, “Cut, Cap and Balance” and more

Eighth Congressional District U.S. Rep. Chip Cravaack spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen on “Daybreak” July 28.

Commissioner Bruce Martinson

County OKs one percent money for Arrowhead broadband project

The cost of fiber optic has increased as has the determination to make the county’s broadband system as long-lasting and trouble free as possible.

Asian Carp in the Illinois River

More Asian carp DNA found near Lake Michigan

Scientists have turned up more genetic evidence of Asian carp above an electric barrier designed to keep them from invading the Great Lakes.

Artist's Point Wildflower Walk

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Carol Christenson, National Weather Service

Rain, but then sun for Dragon Boats

The weather looks wet for Tuesday night and Wednesday, but it’s looking good for the Dragon Boat Festival this weekend. That plus bow echoes and big billowy clouds.

Amanda Hand

Singer/songwriter Amanda Hand makes Roadhouse debut

Amanda Hand, local singer/songwriter, visited Studio A July 22 in advance of her performance the next evening at What's Upstairs? in Grand Marais. Her parents, singer Marilynne Hand and dobro player Cal Hand, joined in. 


Delta planning to discontinue service to several small northern Minnesota communities

Ann Possis spoke July 22 with Eric Wieffering, business columnist for the Star-Tribune, about Delta Airlines' recent announcement of  plans to discontinue service to 24 smaller markets, including several in northern Minnesota.

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