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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.


Jay Arrowsmith Decoux (left) and Jeff "J." Niesen

The Beginnings of the "Artworks" Artists' Co-op

Artworks is a forthcoming artists' co-operative in Cook County that is the brainchild of Grand Marais mayor Jay Arrowsmith-Decoux and local artist J. Neisen.


Erin Denny and Lexi Bruno train for their journey. Submitted photo

Two Minnesota women plan to paddle entire shoreline of Lake Superior in kayaks

A pair out of Duluth will attempt to paddle around Lake Superior this summer on sea kayaks.


Pie Place Cafe

Community Conversations: The Pie Place Cafe and Cookbook

Carl Solander talks to Jeremy and Plaumy Chase, owners of the Pie Place Cafe, as well as Kathy Rice, author of the Pie Place Cookbook.