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The Minnesota Legislature had a difficult time closing out the session, and as of Thursday morning, lawmakers were waiting to resume the special session at noon. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with District 3A Rep. Rob Ecklund about the highly-charged crunch time at the...
Cook County Sheriff's Office
The following is a record of calls made to the Cook County Law Enforcement Center from Monday, May 8 to Monday, May 14. These are the initial calls made to law enforcement dispatchers.

If you need help from Cook County Law Enforcement, dial 9-1-1. For non-emergency calls, contact the...
Ambulance
Ambulances and ambulance workers are part of the news at North Shore Health. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber...
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The Cook County Commissioners are willing to spend up to $20,000 to have third-party financial consultants advise them on setting future budgets.

The county board approved hiring the consultants during a meeting of the commissioners on Tuesday, May 23. The motion to approve hiring...
Measles
Even though the measles cases haven’t reached the northland, the tourism season is upon us. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sawtooth Mountain Clinic nurse Kate Surbaugh about measles...
Loon
Some North Shore visitors found an unpleasant surprise while walking on the beach of the east bay of Grand Marais on Thursday, May 18 – a dead loon. 

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources area wildlife manager Dave Ingebrigtsen retrieved the bird. Ingebrigtsen said the...
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The Cook County Sheriff's Office, along with additional first responders on site, attempted unsuccessfully to revive a 41-year-old male participant of the Superior Spring Trail Race on Saturday, May 20.
A 911 call came in at 10:59 a.m. Saturday, stating that approximately three to four...

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Each week the WTIP news staff compiles a review of news from the previous five days. An ice storm swept up the shore. Tourism was important to the Grand Portage National Monument. There will be...

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior...
Dr. Seth Moore

Dr. Seth Moore is Director of Biology and Environment with the Grand Portage Band of Lake...


District One candidates
Ryan Bottger, Bobby Deschampe, David Keller and Jim Vannet. All four are vying for the Commissioner District One seat vacated by the resignation of Frank Moe.

The Primary is April 4....
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