Community Conversations

First and Third Thursday Conversations air at 7 p.m. on Thursdays (killerturnip/Flickr)

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday 7-8pm
On the first Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m. WTIP hosts a live interactive conversation on an issue of community importance. Guests are invited into the studio and listeners are invited to call in or email with questions, comments, and concerns. This participatory program is designed to give everyone a voice in the discussion of public affairs issues that shape our community. To participate in the conversation call 218-387-1070 or email us at wtip@boreal.org.

On the third Thursday of every month from 7-8 p.m. WTIP's Jay Andersen hosts a one-on-one discussion with a variety of community members.


 
What's On:
Septic system example

County Septic Ordinance is topic for WTIP’s October Third Thursday

Cook County is in the process of revising its Subsurface Septic Treatment System Ordinance. One public hearing has already been held, another is scheduled for later this month.


David Betts

WTIP’s Third Thursday features two engineers

There are all kinds of engineers in the world. In Cook County we have one whose job it is to construct and repair certain large projects.


 
Back to School

"Back to School" is this month's First Thursday Community Conversation

Schools in Cook County are back in session for the year. What’s new and what’s stayed the same? What about changes in testing and revisions to No Child Left Behind?


Social Host Ordinance

Hosting underage drinking is WTIP’s First Thursday for August

The Cook County Social Host Ordinance takes existing laws to another level.


 
Volunteers

WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series with four volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


 
Wildfire

June First Thursday features fire season panel discussion

Cook County has had its share of wildfires and some have been devastating to the forest and private property.


Volunteer

WTIP’s Third Thursday continues series on volunteers

This month WTIP continues its series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.


 
Firefighters

WTIP’s First Thursday looks at community emergencies

The last week end in April saw many dozens of responders in Grand Marais for the 24th annual county Emergency Services Conference.


Chik-Wauk

WTIP’s Third Thursday starts series on volunteers

This month WTIP begins a series of broadcasts featuring volunteers in the community.