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Pagami Fire closure map

Pagami fire containment continues as weather warms and winds increase

The Pagami Creek Fire remains at 92,600 acres and is 71% contained.

Hotel door

Lodging tax revenues continue upward trend over last year

Lodging tax revenues for August were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.

Lake Superior's north shore

Lake Superior level drops in Sept.

An unusually dry early autumn caused the level of Lake Superior to drop two inches in September, a month when the big lake usually remains unchanged.

Pagami fire from the air

Cost of fighting Pagami Creek Fire reaches $14M

A fresh command team takes over today against the Pagami Creek Fire.

Great Lakes basin

Alliance for the Great Lakes Calls for Action on Contaminant Threat

In this interview, WTIP volunteer Veronica Weadock talks with Lyman Welch, Water Quality Program Manager with the Alliance for the Great Lak

Climbing wall at city pool

City to purchase new boilers for the municipal pool

One Municipal pool boiler is what Grand Marais Larry Carlson called “dead” and the backup is sick. So this Wednesday’s meeting was time for action.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 to vote on reducing superintendent position

If the ISD166 school board follows through on preliminary discussions, they could vote next month to reduce the superintendent’s  position to nearly half-time.

Mayor Carlson

City to purchase new pool boilers

The Grand Marais Municipal Pool boiler is sick.

ISD166 campus

Big changes may be in store for ISD166 leadership

ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz spoke with WTIP’s Jay Andersen Thursday morning about some important discussions that occurred at the school board’s Sept. 28 work session.

Underage drinking

County takes first step toward underage drinking ordinance

The Cook County Board has moved ahead for further consideration, adoption of a new Social Host Ordinance.