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Weekend News Roundup for October 7

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Racism rears its head at ISD166. Sea lampreys are back in the news.

Book release party

Campaign to Save the Boundary Waters and the SplinterTones
Cook County Community Center 4H building
Sat, 10/21/2017 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

A rally in Harbor Park was among the many settings where racism was discussed in Cook County. Photo by Ann Possis

Racism in Cook County: A community conversation

In recent weeks, the local school district in Grand Marais has become the focus of numerous media reports about racist bullying.

Wildersmith on the Gunflint October 6

WTIP News     October 6, 2017     Wildersmith on the Gunflint         by Fred Smith

Albert Bally in WWI uniform

Albert Bally's World War I letters home

On April 7, 1917, the United States responded to three years of uncertainty and aggression by declaring war on Germany. The U.S. was now a part of World War I.

Superior National Forest Update October 6

National Forest Update – October 5, 2017.

by Andy Simonds via Flickr

Great Expectations School News Oct 6

School News from Great Expectations with Grace and Wren.

Autumn is in the air

North Woods Naturalist: Heading into fall

September is gone and we’re moving into October, and soon we’ll be experiencing all the signs of winter.

Chloe Blackburn at the Hibbing Invite

North Shore Storm has muddy day at Hibbing Invite

The North Shore Storm – the Cook County/Two Harbors cross country running team -- headed to a rainy race in Hibbing last week.

An official groundbreaking for the Nordic Star housing development was held Monday, October 2.

EDA hosts groundbreaking for workforce housing project

The normally quiet Second Street in Grand Marais was quite busy on Monday, October 2 as representatives of the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority, the city of Grand Marais, Cook C

Bill Sarah Adam

West End News October 5

West End News 10/5/2017  

 Cook County Sheriff's Office

Arrest made for arson in Grand Portage house fire

Grand Portage and Hovland Fire Departments, along with two Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a structure fire on Townsite Road in Grand Portage at 4:50 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3.

Rita Plourde

Health Center "funding cliff" deadline has passed

Congress has not yet reauthorized funding for the upcoming year for the Community Health Center Program, to avoid the so-called “funding cliff."  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with S

Sela Backstrom and Hanna Borson

Homecoming week arrives to ISD 166

Homecoming celebrations are ongoing at Cook County High School this week.

Coast Guard Station in Grand Marais by Tim Young

City and Historical Society consider future of Coast Guard station

The city of Grand Marais had an interesting discussion with representatives from the Cook County Historical Society at their last meeting on Wednesday, September 27.

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