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Ridge Riders continue snowmobiling traditions

The Ridge Riders Snowmobile Club has been a long-standing organization here in Cook County. WTIP News Reporter Joe Friedrichs takes a closer look at the makings of the club. 

Meteorologist Carol Christenson

Weather continues warm trend

Unseasonably warm weather continues throughout the Northland. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for December 5

Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. Legal fights may be ahead on PolyMet. Gypsy moth count is up. State leaders want face time with the president.


ISD166 starts serious budget discussions, and administrative changes

ISD166 school board members began the process of looking at possible budget cuts and also started considering administration changes.

County Administrator Jeff Cadwell

County administrator discusses projects, plans for 2016

Cook County has an assortment of projects, challenges and opportunities coming up in 2016.

Rainy weather

Wet, warm weekend weather

A big warm-up is due for the foreseeable future. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with National Weather Service meteorologist Carol Christenson about a wet, warm weekend.

Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Break-in arrests made, investigation continues

Arrests have been made in the cases of multiple Grand Marais break-ins. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about the investigation still in progress.


Northern Wilds Editor/Publisher Shawn Perich

Northern Wilds moves to new Grand Marais location

Northern Wilds magazine moved to a new location in Grand Marais at the end of November, as Joe Friedrichs of the WTIP news staff reports in this interview with Shawn Perich. 

Commissioner Jan Sivertson

Commissioners set county levy

The county commissioners have set the 2016 levy and they placed those two large concrete culverts up for grabs. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Jan Sivertson.

Dave Tersteeg

DNR dock and access plan continues at Rec. Park

Summer at the Rec. Park is long gone, but good things continue with the DNR proposed dock and access plan. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with park manager Dave Tersteeg.