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Director of Nursing Fred "Andy" Andrews - Photo courtesy of North Shore Health

North Shore Health welcomes new director of nursing

North Shore Health has a new director of nursing, Fred “Andy” Andrews.

Cook County Sheriff's Office - Photo by WTIP

A look at the Law Enforcement Log

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.


Tribal Chair Norman Deschampe with his council colleagues at the grand reopening of Grand Portage Lodge and Casino in July 2018.

Colleagues remember Grand Portage Tribal Chair Norman Deschampe

WTIP is sad to share the news that Norman Deschampe, chair of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, passed away on Saturday, February 9.
 


Norman Deschampe at the Mount Josephine overlook, May 2012 - Photo Rhonda Silence

A community loss: Grand Portage Tribal Chair Norman Deschampe

WTIP has learned that Norman Deschampe, Chair of the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, passed away on Saturday, February 9.


Christine Day at her property near Grand Marais. Photo by Joe Friedrichs

WTIP visits with 'Pleiadian Ambassador' near Lake Superior

In 1994, Cook County property owner and taxpayer Christine Day had an experience that changed the course of her life. On that day, according to Day, she had an encounter with aliens.


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Chamber and area businesses continue "Plan B" workforce efforts

The Cook County Chamber had an interesting meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

Wolf in Minnesota. WTIP file photo

Wildlife researchers discuss wolves, ice bridges and Isle Royale

One of the three wolves transferred from Grand Portage to Isle Royale last fall recently crossed Lake Superior on a natural ice bridge and returned to the mainland.


2019 is a planning year for the Grand Marais Parkside public access project on the waterfront

Grand Marais Park Board talks golf, harbor and trails

Although the North Shore is firmly in winter's grasp, the Grand Marais Park Board is working on a number of park and recreation issues.


Mark and Tari Shackleton are preparing to move to Grand Marais to reopen the Subway sandwich shop

New owners preparing to reopen Subway in Grand Marais

A lot of sadness was expressed in Grand Marais and throughout the county when WTIP shared the news that the Grand Marais Subway was going to close on January 22.