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USFS

Wildfire scenario staged near McFarland Lake

The U.S. Forest Service and interagency partners staged a wildfire training scenario on Thursday, April 6.


Jim Boyd

Arts as economic development is focus of new planning team

Arts and Culture Economy Planning Team members Bill Hansen and Jim Boyd emphasise the importance of arts to our local economy.


Spring on Superior

Warm and dry weekend ahead

Nice spring weekend is forecast, but there may be some rain late Sunday.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Dan Miller about a few warm but dry days ahea


Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith-Decoux plays ping pong with the Lt. Gov. Photo via Moving Matters/Sawtooth Mountain Clinic

Great Place Project awards 2017 grants

 The Great Place Project team from Sawtooth Mountain Clinic and the Cook County Chamber met Monday and made decisions on distributing $10,000 that an anonymous donor made available to ensure a 20


Rep. Rob Ecklund

Legislature is active prior to Easter break

The Minnesota Legislature is about to go into Easter Recess, so there’s been a good deal of activity at the Capitol.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund.


Cook County Sheriffs Office

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from March 27 – April 2. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


Deer fencing along the North Shore. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Low cost deer fencing available for some North Shore residents

The North Shore Forest Collaborative is in the second year of a project geared toward encouraging residents in Cook and Lake counties to plant white pine and white cedar seedlings.


Commissioner candidates Deschampe and Vannet

Primary election narrows race to Deschampe and Vannet

Election results are in for the special election for Cook County Commissioner District 1. The primary narrowed the race for the District 1 seat from four candidates to two. 


Steelhead

DNR fish specialist gives update on North Shore steelhead

The results from a collaborative steelhead genetics study on Minnesota's North Shore streams and rivers confirmed that hybridization between steelhead and stocked Kamloops rainbow trout is indeed