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Arrowhead Cooperative CEO Joe Pandy

Meet Arrowhead Cooperative's new CEO

Joe Pandy came on board as the CEO of Arrowhead Cooperative in September. He has spent the month getting to know the staff and the region.


The Route 91 Harvest festival before the shooting took place. Photo by Ann Honer

Local resident shares details of experience during Las Vegas shooting

One Minnesota resident was killed in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire from a hotel room above a crowded outdoor concert that took place the weekend of Oct. 1.


VPC candlelight vigil 2013

October is Domestic Violence Abuse Awareness Month

The month of October has special significance for the staff and volunteers at the Violence Prevention Center.


John Morrin

Thoughts on Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 9 has been designated Indigenous Peoples’ Day in many municipalities and counties, including Cook County.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for October 7

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Racism rears its head at ISD166. Sea lampreys are back in the news.


An official groundbreaking for the Nordic Star housing development was held Monday, October 2.

EDA hosts groundbreaking for workforce housing project

The normally quiet Second Street in Grand Marais was quite busy on Monday, October 2 as representatives of the Cook County/Grand Marais Economic Development Authority, the city of Grand Marais, Cook C


 Cook County Sheriff's Office

Arrest made for arson in Grand Portage house fire

Grand Portage and Hovland Fire Departments, along with two Cook County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a structure fire on Townsite Road in Grand Portage at 4:50 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 3.


Rita Plourde

Health Center "funding cliff" deadline has passed

Congress has not yet reauthorized funding for the upcoming year for the Community Health Center Program, to avoid the so-called “funding cliff."  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with S


Coast Guard Station in Grand Marais by Tim Young

City and Historical Society consider future of Coast Guard station

The city of Grand Marais had an interesting discussion with representatives from the Cook County Historical Society at their last meeting on Wednesday, September 27.