Mayor Sue Hakes is preparing to make the transition to county commissioner. She looks back and forward in this story from WTIPs Jay Andersen.
This year was the best year yet for Red Kettle donations to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Campaign. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story.
The holiday season has been quiet so far and that’s something that pleases the sheriff’s department. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this story.
Deconstructing the latest census every 10 years is always interesting. Especially if a state is worried about re-apportionment of congressional power and census-driven grants and other funding.
For some folks, “the weather outside is frightful,” but for the moose and me, “it’s just delightful.” What a gift we have in the out-of-doors from October to May!
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
GRAND MARAIS AREA
Our fishing expert, Jon Muhich of Buck’s Hardware, says it’s time to get back to serious fishing.
Around 20 people came to the County Courthouse in Grand Marais on a stormy, snowy evening earlier this month to talk about biomass energy. The December 9 meeting was organized by the Cook County
Dave Seaton and Ann Possis caught Cook County's Most Wanted in Studio A for music, chat and laughter Dec. 10. The band is Carah Thomas, Rod Dockan, Snuffy Smith, Gary Croft, and Al Oikari.
After 12 years as a county commissioner, Bob Fenwick was feted by courthouse employees and fellow boardmembers during Tuesday's meeting. Dec. 21 was Fenwick's last board meeting.
Cook County commissioners Tuesday made two moves to reduce next year’s projected levy increases. WTIPs Jay Andersen has the story.
Bullying is an issue in schools all over the country. But as a group here in Cook County is discovering, bullying goes far beyond the school hallways. WTIPs Jay Andersen has this interview.
Ever since EDA director Matt Geretschlaeger said this summer that he was going to resign, the question of who will lead the troubled economic development agency has been up in the air.