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Odds & Endz

Local break-in has a bright side: community support

There was a Christmas break-in at The Odds & Endz shop. But while it’s sad to lose some money, there is a brighter side to the story.


Community nonprofits see county funding requests reduced

After much deliberation, the Cook County Board of Commissioners set the 2017 levy at $7.8 million, an increase for taxpayers over 2016 of 11.21 percent.

A winter friend who stays

Christmas Bird Count in Cook County

The  Audubon Christmas Bird Count tradition continued in Cook County on Sunday, December 18.

Sheriff's Office patch

Break-in at local business on Christmas Day

There was a break-in at a local business on Christmas Day.

Charlie Bruber (photo: Alex Stevens and Danielle Kennedy)

Bass player Charlie Bruber on the Scenic Route

Charlie Bruber is an electric bass player from the Twin Cities currently playing with the groups Tabah and Black Market Brass, an afrobeat dance ensemble.

Chilly weather

Weather settles down as New Year approaches

The wet, snowy and windy Christmas storm came and went, leaving colder temperatures but no more snow.

Christmas in downtown Grand Marais

WTIP hears some holiday celebration plans

With many Cook County and North Shore residents planning to travel over the holidays and folks from far away coming to visit, WTIP’s Rhonda Silence went to downtown Grand Marais to talk to peopl

Think twice before going out on the ice

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is reminding Northlanders to think twice before going out on the ice.

Early radio

Weekend News Roundup for December 24

It could be a weather-rough Christmas. The county board wraps up the year with a compromise and a resignation. The biggest invasive species treat to the Great Lakes turns out to be plastic.

H. Lil's is a new business in Lutsen

New business opens its doors in Lutsen

There’s a new business in “downtown” Lutsen. H.Lil's boutique features  an eclectic mix of gifts, home décor and yarn.