Cascade Restaurant and Pub

Prime Rib Tonight! Happy Hour 3-6pm with 1/2 price appetizers!!!

Delicious appetizers at 1/2 price during Happy Hour from 3-6pm!  Stop in !

Prime Rib special starts at 4pm.

3719 W. Highway 61, Lutsen


Auditor explains levy impacts on taxes

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 11:20am

The county budget, two proposed school issues and more will all affect the total levy impact. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Braidy Powers about budgets, taxes and levies.


Camper for Sale

Camper for Sale: 2014 Forest River Sierra BHOK 5th wheel - $34,750/obo 43' Bunkhouse 5th wheel for sale. One owner, purchased new, and has been used very little. Unit has 4 slide outs, with indoor and outdoor kitchen, large bunkhouse in rear with 1/2 bath, big party couch with recliners and optional table, large master suite with queen bed, closet with washer/dryer hookups, air conditioning, central vac, keyless entry, plus many more options. Also, extended protection plan transfers with purchase. Willing to include 16k 5th wheel hitch for an additional $500.00. Please call with questions, to make offer, or to set up a time to walk through: 218-522-0651.

CONTACT: David Johnson
PHONE: 218-522-0651
DATE: 10/26/2016 11:17am


Free 27" Sylvania TV with built-in DVD & VCR. Free 19" Sony TV.

CONTACT: Aimee Luick
PHONE: 370-0239
DATE: 10/26/2016 10:20am

Cook County Pack 167 Food Shelf Drive!!

Join Cook County Pack 167 in supporting the Cook County Food shelf!

November 12th from 10am- noon in the Community Center's 4-H log cabin!

CONTACT: Sara Hadley
PHONE: 2183702135
DATE: 10/26/2016 10:16am

Garage Sale this weekend

Garage sale this weekend.
Saturday 9 - 3
Sunday 9 - 12

1348 Devil Track Rd. on the North Shore of Devil's Track Lake

No early birds please

It is in the garage, so wear your snuggies!

We are moving, everything must go.

Whatever is left on Sunday will be half price

Lots of double bed bedding, pillows, kitchen misc.
Tools, nails, screws, bolts
Dock hardware
Fishing rods and reels
Metal storage unit
Garage shelving units
Outdoor storage units


CONTACT: Dwight Moore
PHONE: 387-2914
DATE: 10/26/2016 09:44am

Holiday Classes at the Art Colony

Holiday Classes at the Art Colony

Take a class and take care of your holiday shopping all at once! Space is limited; contact the Art Colony to register today: 218-387-2737. Click on each class title below to get to the full description.

Glass Beads with Gretchen Lisdahl

Holiday Cards with Kelly Dupre

Holiday Ornaments with Nancy Seaton

Painting on Functional Glass with Anna Hess

Print by Kelly Dupre

CONTACT: Grand Marais Art Colony
PHONE: 2183872737
DATE: 10/26/2016 09:28am

1348 Devil Track Drive on the North Shore of Devil's Track Lake

Sat, 10/29/2016 - 9:00am - Sun, 10/30/2016 - 12:00pm

Garage sale this weekend.
Saturday 9 - 3
Sunday 9 - 12

No early birds please.

It is in the garage, so wear your snuggies!

We are moving, everything must go.

Whatever is left on Sunday will be half price

Lots of double bed bedding, pillows, kitchen misc.
Tools, nails, screws, bolts
Dock hardware
Fishing rods and reels
Metal storage unit
Garage shelving units
Outdoor storage units

Trail Center Lodge

Snow Crab All you can eat

Starts at 5 pm


$28.00 per person

Have a great day Cook County!

Gunflint Mercantile will be closed Thursday, Oct 27th

Gunflint Mercantile will be closed Thursday, October 27th

We will be open at 10am on Friday, October 28th


CONTACT: Gunflint Mercantile
PHONE: 387-9228
DATE: 10/26/2016 08:39am

26th Bluegrass Masters - Guitar Wknd. with Jim Hurst

The North Shore Music Association's BLUEGRASS MASTERS WEEKEND marks our 26th year of this dynamic wall-to-wall bluegrass event. Whether you're a student in Nashville musician JIM HURST's guitar workshops, you join jam sessions around the lodge with other musicians, or you attend Sat. night's concert with the stellar JIM HURST TRIO, you're sure to have a great time.

Below are the basic details. For full event details, including guitar workshop topics and times, please go to


LUTSEN RESORT - 5700 W. Hwy. 61, Lutsen, MN

Featured Instrument: GUITAR    

Featured Instructor: JIM HURST

TICKETS for Saturday Workshops: $7/each, $30/full day. Register at event only. No participant limit. All levels welcome, beginner through advanced.

TICKETS for Saturday Concert with the Jim Hurst Trio, 8 PM: $20 adults, $10 youth (18 & under). Tickets for sale at event only, in Lutsen Resort lobby all day Fri. & Sat., and at ballroom door starting 7 PM Sat.

CONTACT: North Shore Music Association
PHONE: 218-387-1272
DATE: 10/26/2016 08:12am

Feeling Hungry?

If you're feeling generous, thirsty or both on Halloween then head to Voyageur with some non-perishable items and receive a token for a free 9 ounce pour. We're collecting items with the Cook County High School Honor Society for their annual Trick or Can. They will still be going to houses in Grand Marais but if you're not home feel free to bring items to the brewery between 5-8pm and we'll get them to the Cook County Food Shelf.

CONTACT: sue prom
PHONE: 2183882224
DATE: 10/25/2016 07:22pm

Phone volunteers & food needed for the "Treat Yourself to WTIP" membership drive

WTIP's last membership drive of the year - our 'Treat Yourself to WTIP' membership drive - kicks off tomorrow night, October 26, at 8 pm during Wednesday Night Jazz, and continues through noon on Monday, October 31.

Thanks to everyone who has signed up so far to help answer phones or provide food/snacks for the drive - we appreciate every contribution! But we can still use a bit more help to make the drive go smoothly. If you haven't yet signed up and can help answer phones for an hour or more, or can provide soup, a side dish or treats, we have the following specific needs:

Take pledges by phone:

  • Thursday, Oct 27: anytime between 7 and 9 pm
  • Friday, Oct 28: anytime between 7 and 9 pm
  • Saturday, Oct 29: anytime between 10 am and 4 pm AND 7 to 9 pm
  • Sunday, Oct 30: anytime between Noon and 6 pm
  • Monday, Oct 31: 7 to 8 am AND 10 am to noon

Provide food, snacks and/or treats:

  • Thursday, Oct 27 (5 pm): food/snacks or treats
  • Friday, Oct 28 (5 pm): side dish/snacks or treats
  • Saturday, Oct 29 (11 am): lunch sides/dessert
  • Saturday, Oct 29 (1 pm): treats or snacks
  • Sunday, Oct 30 (11 am): soup, side dish or dessert
  • Sunday, Oct 30 (5 pm): side dish or dessert

If you can help, give Jana or Deb a call at 218-387-1070, email, or sign up online via the Sign Up Genius links below:



CONTACT: Jana Berka
PHONE: 218-387-1070
DATE: 10/25/2016 03:45pm

Conservation officer carries special message to hunter near Gunflint Trail

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 2:22pm

This fall local DNR Conservation Officer Darin Fagerman had an interesting encounter with a bear hunter in the Gunflint Trail region. Here’s the story about an important message the conservation officer had to deliver. 



Interested in protecting your shoreline and improving water quality…


Cook County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is now accepting shoreline erosion reduction applications from private and public landowners in Cook County. With the help of Clean Water Land & Legacy Funds, Cook SWCD has financial and technical assistance available to assist interested landowners in completing shoreline erosion reduction Best Management Practices that will reduce sediment and improve water quality of the lake and/or stream adjacent to their property.


For information and an application form please contact the Cook SWCD office at (218) 387-3648 or email Applications are due to Cook SWCD by 4:00 pm Wednesday November 30, 2016.




CONTACT: Julie Berglund
PHONE: 218-387-3602
DATE: 10/25/2016 01:47pm