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No school for ISD 166, Great Expectations on April 26 due to weather

There will be no school for ISD 166 schools today and Great Expectations schools in Grand Marais on Wednesday, April 26th. School is canceled due to icy weather conditions.

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.


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

Distracted driving

Sheriff talks about distracted driving hazards on the road

Drug drop off weekend is coming and distracted driving continues to be a hazard on the roads. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen.

Grand Marais

Mayor outlines visioning process details, seeks input

The City of Grand Marais is working with the community to develop a vision and set of values that will inform a comprehensive plan for the city's future.  With community responses in hand, th

Cook County's new branding design

County hosts event to unveil new branding efforts, logo design

On Tuesday, April 25th at 2 p.m., Cook County staff and commissioners will introduce a new department and officially launch their new brand and logo. 

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.

Cook County Ambulance at a recent fire scene

Cook County Ambulance asks for help

At the last meeting of the board of North Shore Health, members of the Cook County Ambulance squad shared concerns about the on-going shortage of emergency medical technicians (EMTs).