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Amanda Weberg

AIS control just got easier

Washing off your boat and trailer to get rid of aquatic invasive species just got easier. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with AIS Coordinator Amanda Weberg about car wash convenience.


The Grand Marais State Bank

Grand Marais State Bank celebrates 100 year anniversary

The Grand Marais State Bank is celebrating 100 years of service and operation in Cook County this year.


Rita Plourde

A giving opportunity at the clinic during Fisherman's Picnic

News faces on the Sawtooth Mountain Clinic board and a new approach to the clinic’s Giving Tree. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Clinic CEO Rita Plourde

 


Pokémon Go can be played in Grand Marais

Pokémon Go trend arrives to North Shore

If you’ve walked along the streets or sidewalks of Grand Marais recently, there’s a good chance you’ve seen or heard a Pokémon Go player.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Nice summer week's weather ahead

Brief and to the point – nice summer weather with a little rain tossed in for good measure. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service Meteorologist Carol Christenson.


Buket Şağan and Taner Kelleş enjoy the canoe races. All photos by Joe Friedrichs.

Canoe races and Gunflint Trail offer new experiences for duo from Turkey

The Gunflint Canoe Races took place on Wednesday, July 20. There were some familiar faces from around Cook County in attendance during this year’s event.


Woman, dog and radio

WTIP Weekend News Roundup for July 23

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


Kevin Kramer portages through the BWCAW

Boundary Waters canoeist shares details of powerful storm

Near hurricane force winds pushed by one of the most powerful storms to hit northeastern Minnesota in decades moved through the region early Thursday morning, flattening trees and causing damage from


Final care center cleaning before opening

Expanded care center nears completion

The North Shore Health care center is close to completion and the residents are excited about moving into their new homes. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with administrator Kimber Wraalstad.


Storm damage in Duluth: News Tribune photo

Severe storms could return to the area later this weekend

The severe storms that quickly moved through the county Thursday left a long trail of downed trees and powerlines stretching from west of Duluth through northern Cook County and on into northern Wisco