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Superintendent Beth Schwarz
Proposed budget reductions and a badly needed bus garage. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with ISD166 Superintendent Beth Schwarz about money, kids and safe...
Kimber Wraalstad
This week the North Shore Hospital and Care Center board voted against joining the biomass energy project.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with hospital administrator Kimber...

"Make it OK" is a campaign to reduce the stigma of mental illness, promote open discussion, and encourage people to seek support when needed.  WTIP’s Veronica Weadock spoke with Public Health Coordinator Joni Kristenson...


Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer is considered the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America and to help educate the public about this insect, there will be workshops offered in Cook and Lake County. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Laurel Wilson, Cook and Lake County Invasive...


Sen. Al Franken
The U.S. Senate is scheduled to vote on limits to the National Security Agency. WTIP's Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Al...
Pat Campanaro
If you’re thinking about buying a home, the prospect can seem daunting and process confusing.  WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with the EDA’s Pat Campanaro about the upcoming home buyer’s workshop at the Higher Ed campus...

There will be a May Networking Luncheon addressing the new demographic shifts occurring in both the work force as well as the consumer ranks. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with business consultant Pat Campanaro on North Shore Morning. 

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Each week the WTIP news department puts together a    roundup of the week’s top news stories. A hiking tragedy on the Sioux Hustler Trail, bird flu emergency, Granlund sculpture...

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

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


Forest road
Where do we want the county to be in 2035? What should we look like? How will we be the same or different?
Join WTIP’s Jay Andersen for “A Cook County Land Use Plan for the next 20...
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