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Sawtooth Mountain Clinic welcomes Dr. David Rust

There’s a new face among the medical personnel in Cook County, namely Dr. David Rust at Sawtooth Mountain Clinic. WTIP’s Joe Friedrichs finds out more in this interview. 


 

An update from Oshki Ogimaag

Local schools are busy as the school year winds down.


The 2007 Ham Lake Fire. Photo by Angie Cook

A look back on the Ham Lake Fire - a WTIP one-hour original feature

In 2007, a massive wildfire sparked to life near the end of the Gunflint Trail. A collection of people along the Gunflint Trail lost their homes.


 

Cook County High School's Envirothon team excels

Envirothon is an annual challenge for high schoolers through the National Conservation Foundation.


 

Vikings baseball team brings home the Lake Superior Cup

The Cook County Vikings baseball team won a pair of games on Saturday, April 29th in Silver Bay. The Vikings defeated Cherry in the first game of the split-team doubleheader.


 

Student art on display at Johnson Heritage Post

The Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery and Cook County Schools joined forces to produce the annual Student Art Exhibit at the gallery in downtown Grand Marais.


Spanish class students from ISD 166 at Concordia Language Villages. Photo by Amy Henrikson

Students from Spanish class at ISD 166 attend language camp

A group of ISD 166 students enrolled in Spanish at the local school attended a language camp at Concordia Language Villages near Bemidji from April 20-23.


 

Turkeys spotted on the North Shore

Photographer Thomas Spence had an unusual visitor to his Tofte yard. After Spence posted a photo of a wild turkey on his Facebook page, multiple other sightings of the birds were reported.


 

Grand Marais Playhouse presents Lion King Jr.

The Grand Marais Playhouse presents Disney’s The Lion King Jr., April 21st through the 23rd and April 28th through the 30th at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.


 

MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge at Lutsen Mountains this weekend

For the third year, Lutsen Mountains and CorPower Sports are joining forces to bring the MidWest Extreme Snowmobile Challenge to the ski hill.