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Meteorologist Mike Stewart

Nice winter weather to continue in the Northland

The weather has been very nice and it looks like it will continue mild.


Cook County Chili Cook Off

4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off a Big Success!

The 4th Annual Cook County Chili Cook Off was held Saturday, February 23, 2013.  Over twenty different types of chili were entered into the competition.  WTIP volunteer Sherrie Li


Just what he wanted to hear

Weekend News Roundup for February 23

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Pop cans

Sugary soft drinks on the way out at the hospital

No more sugary soft drinks at the hospital. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County North Shore Hospital and Care Center administrator Kimber Wraalstad about the planned pop phase-out.


Commissioner Sue Hakes

Not everyone on the Irish Creek Road want to be plowed out

Wetlands management plans stall at the Army Corps of Engineers level. Not everyone on the Irish Creek Road wants to pay for plowing. And out of county commissioner meetings.


Math Counts

GES and ISD166 attend Math Counts competition

An unconventional way to help school finances, math cooperation between school districts and a steady enrollment picture. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke Great Expectations administrator Peter James.


Abby Tofte

For young EDA board member, affordable housing is key issue

Abby Tofte is a new member of the Economic Development Authority’s board. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Abby about younger voices in local affairs.


Poplar River valley

New Findings Show Poplar River Sediment Reduced by 35%

Lutsen, MN – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) provided updated data trends on sediment in the Poplar River to the Poplar River Management Board in February.


Listening together

Weekend News Roundup for February 16

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week. A lawsuit to stop the Lake Superior region wolf hunts has been filed.


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Cook County/Silver Bay takes fifth in State Alpine Meet

 Cook County/Silver Bay took fifth in the Minnesota State Alpine Ski Meet yesterday at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.