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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 revenues discussed by school board

The ISD166 school board this week discussed two approaches to funding sliding revenues.

Superior National Forest Update

Hi.  I’m Paulette Anholm, information receptionist, on the Gunflint and Tofte Ranger Districts, with the National Forest Update - information on conditions affecting travel and recreation o

Sustainable economic development

Coordinating economic development is WTIP First Thursday topic

Recent surveys show most Cook County residents are in favor of economic development, as long as it keeps the local flavor and doesn't do damage to the character of the place.

Great Expectations Charter School

School News from Great Expectations: May 5

Addie and Mary June report the latest news from Great Expectations Charter School in Grand Marais.

Dancing Bear Cafe Chef John Barton. All photos by Joe Friedrichs

New restaurant set to open on Middle Gunflint Trail

A new restaurant is set to open on the shores of Poplar Lake up the Gunflint Trail. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs has this story on the Dancing Bear Café. 

Spring fires

Warm weather prompts fire danger

May is starting out dry and warm with elevated fire danger. But the weekend may see some rain, even thunderstorms.

Wild onion

West End News: May 5

I’m very excited to hear about the expansion of Fika Coffee in the Clearview complex in Lutsen.

Fishing opener

Local conservation officers prepare for fishing opener

The Minnesota Fishing Opener is Saturday, May 14. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs speaks with DNR Conservation Officer Darin Fagerman about the upcoming season. 

Briand Morrison in Studio A

Briand Morrison brings cool jazz to The Roadhouse

Local jazz favorite Briand Morrison stopped by The Roadhouse Apr. 29. Learn about his upcoming gigs, new guitar, and what he's working on now...and hear some great jazz guitar.

Fishing inland waters

Fond du Lac biologist describes spear fishing on Cook County lakes

During the first week of May, spear fishing was conducted by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Cook County under the guidance of Fond du Lac game wardens, biologists and Minnesota Depa

Weekend May 29-29 AA Meetings

Hovland and Lutsen
Sat, 05/28/2016 - 7:00pm - Sun, 05/29/2016 - 6:30pm

There are regular meetings of AA, Al-Anon, and CoDA in Cook County.
Saturdays, there's an Open Meeting at 7 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hovland.

Mike's bike in Peru

Local craftsman Mike Senty on his six-week tour of Peru by motorbike

Local craftsman Mike Senty spent six weeks this winter touring Peru by motorbike. He joined Dick to chat about his adventure with the roads and people of Peru.

Grand Marais Recreation Park

Snowbirds are on their way back--what is it like to live seasonally?

We know that real snow birds migrate to follow food and nesting patterns. But what about their human counterparts? Ron Vance, a summer resident at the Grand Marais campground, chatted with Dave recently about the hows, whys and wheres of living seasonally.

Dusty Heart

Dusty Heart's special live session on Women in Music

Dusty Heart is a new Americana duo based out of Minneapolis comprised of Barbara Jean Meyers and Molly Dean.

Art ' Round Town in Grand Marais

Mary Beams
Wed, 06/01/2016 (All day)

Art 'Round Town invites artists to submit banner designs for the downtown light posts in Grand Marais.

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