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Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. WTIP file photo
If you were hoping to book your permit next week for the 2019 paddling season in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, it turns out there’s no rush.

The date to reserve BWCA permits for the upcoming season is being pushed back to March.

In what is now an...
Vacation rentals are common throughout Cook County. Photo by Joe Friedrichs
The topic of vacation-rental properties was the focus of a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 19. Meeting in their 'committee of the whole' format, the board, county staff and some members of the community spoke on the topic for approximately an hour Tuesday...
Grand Marais Fire Department responding to a shed fire in the alley off 3rd Street in Grand Marais - Photo by Rhonda Silence
The Grand Marais Fire Department and Cook County Ambulance were paged to respond to a structure fire at 111 West Third Street in Grand Marais at 2:30 this afternoon, Feb. 20.

A sheriff deputy was first on the scene and confirmed that a small shed on the alley was fully engulfed and...
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 Each week the Cook County Sheriff’s Office provides a brief report of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center in the past week. This week’s report provides details logged by law enforcement dispatchers from February 13 to February 19.

On Feb. 15, a...
Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux - Photo by Rhonda Silence, WTIP
The Grand Marais City Council met on Wednesday, Feb. 13 and we checked in with Grand Marais Mayor Jay Arrowsmith DeCoux after the meeting.
 
The mayor gave an update on topics discussed, such as a zoning change in the Creechville area of Grand Marais and possible changes to...
Image courtesy of National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Tina Nelson, the Northeast Minnesota Suicide Prevention Coordinator, is visiting Cook County on Friday, February 22. She will be speaking to students at School District 166 during the school day...
Cook County Courthouse and government offices. WTIP file photo
Information was shared during a meeting of the Cook County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, Feb. 12 regarding updates to the county’s Public Land Survey System. During the meeting, the board authorized the allocation of $20,000 from the county recorder’s unallocated fund for the...

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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Rep. Nolan comes under fire for having a harassing staff member on this prior campaign committee. Candidate...
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Moose and wolves on Isle Royale generated a series of headlines across the country in 2018. The...
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It can be a challenge to find a long-term rental option to house residents of Grand Marais and Cook County. It’s an issue that impacts local families and individuals, employers and people who...
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