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"Grand Marais Ole Opry" scheduled for January 17

The ‘Grand Marais Ole Opry’ is a lively showcase of regional artists playing classic country tunes.


Cook County included in Minnesota Local Government Innovation Awards

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota held the annual Minnesota Local Government Innovation Awards Program, sponsored by the Bush Foundation.


Mark Sandbo

Bike trail annual meeting is Saturday

The Gitchi Gammi bike trail is steadily becoming a reality. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with trail association member Mark Sandbo about this weekend’s annual meeting.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather Service says it'll warm up through the week

OK, so it’s not going to be balmy, but it is going to warm up and bring us out of the deep freeze. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about a warming trend.


 Final Performance of "We Happy Few"

Stage Door

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse. It’s a chance to meet the artists involved in our local theater…
 


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Weekend News Roundup for January 10

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories.


"Night of the Notable and the Notorious" features local high school students

“Night of the Notable and the Notorious” is an annual event featuring Cook County high school students in an interactive forum that includes audience participation.


Commissioner Doo-Kirk

County Commisioners hold first 2015 meeting

New county commissioners were sworn in this week. Board Chair Heidi Doo-Kirk spoke with WTIPs Jay Andersen about what went on at the first meeting of the year.


Clogging classes offered at North House Folk School in January

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to clog, North House Folk School will be offering Clogging classes in January.


Abby Tofte

EDA Board member Abby Tofte discusses local housing situation

Housing, available and affordable, is a big topic in Cook County.