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Four candidates file for open commissioner's seat

Four east end residents are running for the District 1 commissioner’s seat vacated when Cook County Commissioner Frank Moe resigned in December 2016. The filing period closed Jan. 30.

AARP Driver Safety Class in Grand Marais

Pam McDougall
Thu, 02/23/2017 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Sawtooth Mountain Elementary School

School News from Sawtooth Mountain Elementary: January 31

Grace, Danielle, and Taylor report the latest school news.

Sheriff's squad

Sheriff discusses burglaries, school bus safety and drugs

A burglary at North Shore Laundromat and school bus safety.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen.

The CCHS boys' Alpine team took 1st place at the Koo Koo Invite

Alpine boys take 1st at Koo Koo Invite Jan. 26

The Cook County High School Alpine ski team had a successful day of racing at Lutsen Mountains on January 26. After the meet, Alpine Coach Charles Lamb shared the final results for the day.

Mark Hanson tells stories about the history of the North Shore

Learning history and craft through toboggans

For the last 18 winters, North House Folk School in Grand Marais has been teaching local elementary school classes all about toboggans.

Photo by Ron Jones, Flickr

North Shore Laundry burglarized, reward offered

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office has announced that the North Shore Laundromat was burglarized overnight sometime between Jan. 26, and the early the early morning hours of Jan. 27.

Paula Sundet Wolf

Changes coming to Cook County Higher Education

Cook County Higher Education has grown and changed over its 20 years of serving Cook County. There are more changes ahead. 

The new covered, drive-up casino entrance

Long-awaited casino renovation unveiled at Grand Portage Lodge & Casino

The Grand Portage Lodge and Casino is in the midst of a multi-phased renovation. At 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 25, the newly renovated and expanded casino was opened to the public.

Broadcasting "Gang Busters"

Weekend News Roundup for January 28

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The MPCA will change water sulfate standards. Dead netted fish found in Lake Superior.

Queen of the Sun

Cook County Whole Foods Co-op
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
Sat, 02/25/2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Raven in Snow

Wildersmith on the Gunflint: January 27

Hard to believe month one is almost history. It’s fading as fast as our winter has over the past several days. The weather outside’s been frightfully warm.

Lumiere (Aurora Schelmeske) and Babette (Isabella Sparks) practice a dance routine at one of the last play rehearsals.

Grand Marais Playhouse presents The Beauty and The Beast

The Grand Marais Playhouse invites everyone to enjoy the latest youth theater production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux

City to end first phase of visioning process

The City of Grand Marais is completing a visioning plan survey and the response has been large.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: January 27

Silas and Aram report the latest school news.

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