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Principal Adam Nelson helping prepare the new playground

Outgoing Principal Nelson with some final thoughts

School District 166 Principal Adam Nelson is leaving the district for a new position, as superintendent of the Wrenshall School District. His last day will be January 1, 2018. 


Garry Gamble

Garry Gamble to take questions on WTIP about tax survey

This past September a property tax survey was compiled and distributed by a group of local residents formed under the name “Concerned Citizens for an Affordable Coo


Listening to a large floor model

Weekend News Roundup for December 16

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Snowy owls are invading Minnesota. Congressmen petition the Army Corps to act on carp study.


Jim Boyd

Chamber director on workforce "Plan B"

There has been discussion recently in the community about coming up with a workforce plan if foreign workers are not available.


North House Folk School

North House goes public with plans to purchase Dockside Fish Market

During a meeting of the Cook County Economic Development Authority Tuesday, Dec.


Bike riders

Cycling enthusiast questions rationale of opening BWCAW to bikes

The name of the 1.1 million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness suggests three ideas: lakes, non-motorized watercraft and forests.


Grand Marais Public Library. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Grand Marais Public Library earns significant 'five-star' honor

The Grand Marais Public Library staff found out this week the library has once again achieved a 5-star ranking in the annual Library Journal Star Libraries standings.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for December 9

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. The Park Service is getting close to introducing more wolves to Isle Royale.


Sawtooth Bluff offers scenic views of Grand Marais

City and county seeking input on Sawtooth Bluff property

The county's Park and Trails Department, a division of the county's Land Use Department, is working on a Sawtooth Bluff Master Plan on how the county property overlooking Grand Marais should b


CodeRed - High-Speed Emergency Notification System

The Cook County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging residents to sign up for CodeRED.