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Local conservation officers gear up for 2017 fishing opener

The 2017 Minnesota Fishing Opener is Saturday, May 13, which includes walleye and lake trout seasons here in Cook County.

Cook County Sheriff's Office squad car

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, May 1, to Monday, May 8. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

West End News: May 11

Clare Shirley's West End News is a weekly feature on WTIP. Clare is a fifth-generation local, and third-generation canoe outfitter from Cook County's West End.

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: May 11

Katie and Tighe report the latest school news.

Click here for more school news.

Superior National Forest logo

U.S. Forest Service plans prescribed burns this weekend

During fishing opener, people will see and smell some smoke, possibly as far as five miles away, as the U.S.

Cook County  courthouse

Lutsen continues with plans to annex area near Deeryard Lake

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 9, the County Board agreed to accept a petition from homeowners in Deeryard Lake unorganized territory to become part of the Lutsen To

WTIP's Dance Party song of the day

Tune in to Sidetracks at 11:30 each morning, Monday thru Friday, to hear the WTIP Dance Party song of the day. It’s a great time to get up, wherever you are, and dance and move!

Craig Hansen

Grand Portage Monument's new superintendent

The Grand Portage National Monument has a new Superintendent, He has a 14-year history with a National Historic Site in North Dakota.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Monument Superintendent

State Capitol

Rep. Ecklund: Gov. set to veto budget bills

The legislative session is winding down and it looks like the House, Senate and the Governor are in a budget standoff.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund.

ISD 166 campus

Lots of end-of-year activities at School District 166

Adam Nelson is the principal at ISD 166 - Cook County Schools.

Taconite Harbor plant

LSProject: The Story of Taconite Harbor

Taconite Harbor was a booming and lively community on the Western edge of Cook County.

Sheriff's squad

Hit and run in Grand Marais

A hit and run on Tuesday, April 25 sent Cook County Law Enforcement on a search for a vehicle missing its passenger side mirror. 

Cooperation Station in Grand Marais

Cooperation Station supporters remain optimistic for future of childcare center

During a meeting of the Cook County Commissioners on Tuesday, May 9, the County Board agreed to suspend revolving loan payments for the Cooperation Station for six months as the local childcare center

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