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Target shooting is enjoyed by many on the North Shore.

Planning continues for shooting range in Cook County

For several years now a handful of residents has been working to establish a shooting range in Cook County.


Firefighters from all departments practice their skills in a propane fire drill.

Cook County Emergency Services Conference under way in Grand Marais

The Cook County Emergency Services Conference is under way in Grand Marais today. The waterfront at the boat launch at the Grand Marais Recreation Park is currently the scene of a live fire exercise.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for April 29

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. An ice storm swept up the shore. Tourism was important to the Grand Portage National Monument.


Grand Marais, Minnesota

Grand Marais wins 'best small town in Midwest' contest

On April 28, it was announced that Grand Marais was voted the winner of the “Best Midwestern Small Town” contest sponsored by 10 Best Readers’ Choice, a division of the travel arm of


Rep. Rob Ecklund

Rep. Rob Ecklund on lead shot, two lines and imported minnows

The House has a bill that would prevent the DNR from issuing new rules restricting lead shot.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep.


More ice than snow is in the forecast -- drive with care!

National Weather Service issues ice storm warning

The National Weather Service has announced that the Northland will see a complex weather situation tonight and Wednesday.


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YMCA director talks daycare, taxes in Cook County

YMCA Executive Director Emily Marshall sat down with WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs to talk about daycare at the local facility, Cooperation Station and what the daycare situation in Cook County means fo


Cook County Sheriffs Department

A Look at the law enforcement log

The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from April 10 to 16. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.


Listening to the radio in the kitchen

Weekend News Roundup for April 22

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. A Grand Marais daycare center is closing. College student fees may become optional.