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Over a foot of snow fell overnight on Jan. 17. Photo by Rhonda Silence

Travel advisory issued for Gunflint Trail

Snow continues to a fall across the Northland this morning. A winter storm warning is in place until 9 p.m. tonight.

Get your ski pass before hitting the trails - Photo courtesy of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Don't hit the trails without your XC ski pass!

 It’s been a great January for outdoor enthusiasts. Area trails have an abundance of snow.

Cook County Sheriff's Office squad car. WTIP photo

A look at the Law Enforcement Log, Dec. 23-Jan. 6

 The Cook County Sheriff’s Office shared a brief report of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from December 23 – January 6.

An architectural drawing of the proposed Morrison Arbor at the Rec Park. Photo courtesy of Creative Economy Collaborative

"Community Connection" to feature George Morrison-inspired arbor

A “community connection” in the unused space between the Grand Marais Recreation Park and North House Folk School has been in the works for many years.

PolyMet permit process sign. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Minnesota court rejects key permits for Polymet mine

The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Monday rejected two of the most important permits for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota, giving a major victory to environmentalists.

Seth Jeffs. Photo courtesy of the Pueblo County Sheriff's Department in Colorado

Seth Jeffs development of Pike Lake Road property comes to a halt

A key figure in a group associated with polygamy and child brides needs to renew a number of permits if he hopes to continue developing his property along Pike Lake Road in Cook County.

North House Folk School instructor John Beltman holds a piece of elm that once stood on Hwy 61 . Photo by Joe Friedrichs

Piece of elm tree removed in Grand Marais included in North House boat project

North House Folk School is partnering with the Cook County Historical Society to celebrate and preserve an element of the local boating and fishing culture.

US Forest Service Forestry Technician Mike Crook, a fire behavior analyist is in Australia. Photo by Patty Johnson

Grand Marais man providing support for Australian wildfires

Devastating wildfires continue to burn in Australia and an international effort is underway to support overtaxed Australian firefighting agencies. Joining the effort is Mike Crook of Grand Marais.

Attorney Nora Huxtable has joined Smith Law and is also a public defender. Photo by Rhonda Silence

New attorney fills dual roles in Cook County court

Attorney Nora Huxtable has joined Tyson and Scott Smith at Smith Law in Grand Marais. But she also works for the State of Minnesota as a public defender.