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Rachelle Christianson

MNsure open enrollment period ends Sunday

The open enrollment period for MNsure under the Affordable Care Act ends on Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic’s Rachelle Christianson who serves as the


Zebra mussels

County board discusses land use plan and invasive species

The county board has adopted a new Comprehensive Land Use Plan and will add invasive water species enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Ginny Storlie
 


Rita Plourde

February is "Move It" month

February is “Move It” month and this year there are scads of activities and events planned. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic CEO Rita Plourde.


John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon

Mushers prepare for upcoming Beargrease race

There are many factors that go into a successful run in the John Beargrease Sled Dog Race.


The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

LSProject: The John Beargrease Sled Dog Race

The 2016 John Beargrease Sled Dog Race will start on January 31. Born in 1858, John Beargrease, was the son of an Anishinaabe chief.


Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Sheriff talks ATVs and Beargrease road safety

The yearly ATV road incident report was presented to the county board this week.


Lily Gruber-Schulz. Photo by Michael McHugh.

10 questions with Lily Gruber-Schulz

Earlier this month, Cook County Viking basketball player Lily Gruber-Schulz topped the 1,000-point milestone for her high-school career.


Freezing drizzle

Weather: Drizzle, snow, drizzle again

The weather will continue to be mild for this time of year, however we’ll experience some freezing drizzle before and after a couple inches of snow.


Mark Abrahamson swims the 100-yard breaststroke during a home meet Saturday, Jan. 23

Local swim team hosts meet in Grand Marais

The Cook County Northerns swim team hosted a home meet at the local YMCA on Saturday, Jan. 23. More than 100 people participated in the event.


Tuning in

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for January 23, 2016

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