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John Praxmarer finishes the La Grand Du Nord bike race. Photo by Martha Marnocha

Cook County bike race considered a success

The Le Grand du Nord Bike Race took place in Cook County and Grand Marais on Saturday during the holiday weekend.


Memorial Day event in Grand Marais. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Memorial Day event at Cook County Courthouse draws large crowd

An event was held at the Cook County Courthouse on Monday morning, May 30 in honor of Memorial Day. WTIP's Joe Friedrichs has this report. 


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Vikings baseball coach optimistic as playoffs arrive

The Cook County Vikings baseball team ended the regular season Wednesday, May 25 with a 14-4 victory over Silver Bay. The Vikings finished the regular season 11-4.


Dollar General

Future of Dollar General along North Shore remains in question

Where just six months ago it appeared likely there could be two Dollar General stores between Silver Bay and Grand Marais, there are now uncertainties if any will be built. WTIP’s Joe Fried


Gitchi-Gami Trail

Bonding bill creates possible roadblock for North Shore trail

Despite a lack of state funding pouring in this year, officials with the Gitchi-Gami State Trail remain optimistic about the ongoing project.


Judy Erickson

Some of the Chamber's priorities in bonding bill are on hold

With the legislative bonding bill in limbo, some of the Cook County Chamber’s initiatives are stalled, but a few items managed to get through the session.


Memorial Day weekend brings chance of showers and thunderstorms

Unsettled weather over the weekend with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. But looking ahead to next week, the temperatures should be above normal.


Family fishing

Family Fishing Day is June 11

A number of local agencies and businesses are hosting a Family Fishing Day in early June.


Gunflint Canoe Races

Sale of Gunflint Lodge nears completion

The sale of Gunflint Lodge is likely to be complete by mid-June, according to county officials and staff at the lodge. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs reports on this story. 
 


Suzabelle Janicek

Art therapy studio opens in Grand Marais

Local resident Belle Janicek has opened a new therapy business in Grand Marais.