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Weekend News Roundup for November 19

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days.

Storm damaged car in Grand Marais

Winter storm topples trees, motorists cautioned

The National Weather Service predicted wind gusts of up to 50 mph Friday, Nov. 18, and apparently that was the case this afternoon.

North Shore Health

Hospital considers new care requirements

The Centers for Medicare/Medicaid Services has revised policies for long-term care facilities – something that hasn’t been done since 1991.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with North

Craig Horak

Craig Horak is new Tofte supervisor

Longtime Tofte Supervisor Paul James resigned from the town board at the beginning of November. Craig Horak has been appointed to complete his term.

Winter storm

First big weather and snow slated for this weekend

The first big storm and snowfall is expected this weekend. High winds and heavy wet snow could bring downed trees and powerlines inland from the shore.

Sam Gathje

North House interns' year culminates with Slojd project

Since last February, four young people with a deep interest in traditional crafts have inhabitated North House Folk School as part of the school's intern program.

Oshki Ogimaag student Jeffrey with the sign students made in recognition of veterans

Veterans Day events in the community

Veterans Day 2016 was recognized in a variety of ways in Cook County on Friday, November 11, in Grand Portage and Grand Marais. Rhonda Silence provides this brief report. 

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WTIP shares the latest law enforcement report


Cook County Law Enforcement Report

Grand Portage band member makes return trip to Standing Rock

Dana Logan is a Grand Portage band member who recently visited the protector camps near the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.