Radio tower

Commissioners say "no" to taller towers

Radio towers were once again on the agenda for the Cook County Commissioners at their Tuesday morning meeting.

Valentine’s Day Sidetracks

Movie Romance

Youth Producer Linnea Henrickson shares some popular movies which give varying insights into love.

Kids and radio

Elementary school kids describe love.

Youth Producers Chloe Blackburn and Doran Acero asked kids at Great Expectations School about love and Valentine's Day. This piece is awfully "special, special, special."

Biomass District Heating Plan Update

The proposed Biomass District Heat Plan could change how heat is provided for a portion of Grand Marais.

Superintendent Beth Schwarz

ISD166 continues to explore school calendar changes

Student support services include counseling on a number of different levels.

Kimber Wraalstad

Changes at Medicare could affect hospital

Medicare is changing some of the rules of the game at hospitals.

Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk talks about commissioner pay raises and Governor Dayton

Pay raises, the lottery, minimum wage and more politics.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk about tension with the governor, wages and tips and the ethics of gambling

Winter hydration important for birds and mammals

With everything frozen up, birds and mammals can have a difficult time finding water. WTIP’s Jay Andersen talks with naturalist Chel Anderson about hydrating in winter.

Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Felony arrests are up in county

Busy month for law enforcement, felony arrests in particular.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Cook County Sheriff Pat Eliasen about this as well as 911 information and increased snowmobile traffic

Recording For Radio Workshop

Recording For Radio Workshops

WTIP invites community members to participate in a new project designed to bring a wider range of voices to the air. Par

School News from Oshki Ogimaag: February 23

Jack and Ariana report the latest School News.

Betty Folliard

Equal rights amendment proposed for state constitution

Betty Folliard is a former state representative and the founder of the organization ERA Minnesota.

Kay Borud, School Nurse

Cook County School News: Is it still cold and flu season?

The cold and flu season continues to plague students across the county. Here's ISD 166 School Nurse Kay Borud to remind parents when, and when not to, send their children to school. 

The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams: Chapter 3

Chapter 3: The Farm

(Photo courtesy of Loren Kerns on Flickr)

Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for February 21

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a roundup of the weeks top    news stories. Wolves are back under protected status in the Great Lakes.

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