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WTIP investigates how to correctly say the word "sauna"

Winter has arrived in Minnesota. And for many that means it’s time to seek shelter inside a wood-finished room and splash water on superheated stones.

Library puzzle sculpture lowered for safety

People passing the Grand Marais Library may be alarmed to see the 20-foot puzzle sculpture laying on the ground.

 Commissioner Jan Sivertson is board chair for 2017

Commissioner Jan Sivertson is county board chair for 2017

Cook County Commissioner Jan Sivertson will serve as the board chair for 2017, as selected by her fellow commissioners during the first board meeting of the year on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

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Grand Marais couple not seriously injured in rollover

A Grand Marais couple involved in a rollover crash near the Lafayette Tunnel on Highway 61 on Monday, January 2 were not seriously injured

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Boyd Blomberg on open mic nights and Pushing Chain's year

Boyd "Bump" Blomberg has long been a mainstay of the local music scene in Cook County.


Winter weather won't let up

It sounds like another holiday storm event is here. Snow Monday and Tuesday followed by sub-zero cold the rest of the week.

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Preliminary investigation shows cause of snowmobile accident was terrain conditions

The preliminary investigation into yesterday's fatal snowmobile accident which claimed the life of Wayne Gunnar Anderson, 22, of Grand Marais, shows conditions beneath the snow impacted the s

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Another winter storm is on the way

The National Weather Service in Duluth is still expecting a winter storm to move through the Northland tonight through Tuesday.

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Phone outage over, service restored countywide

At 7:03 a.m. today, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced that phone service, including 911, across Cook County has been restored and fiber optic cable was successfully repaired.