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Weekend News Roundup for January 4

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days. The US Forest Service and other partners will begin a North Shore restoration.


The view from Studio B, Friday, January 3

Minnesota Schools canceled state wide on Monday

With high temperatures across Minnesota expected to be in the double digits below zero on Monday, Gov. Mark Dayton took the unusual step of cancelling schools statewide.


Jay Kieft

Jay Kieft takes over as County Administrator

Cook County has a new Administrator, on the job for just three weeks. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Jay Kieft (KEY-ft) about his new job


USFS

Forest Service announces North Shore Restoration Project

The effort to reshape the forest along Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior is advancing, now with the U.S.


Calendar cover

Local photographer captures unusual wildlife scene

Local wildlife photographer David Brislance has the cover of the 2014 Freshwater Society’s Minnesota Weatherguide Environment Calendar. It is a most unusual photograph.


Sam Cook. Duluth News Tribune photo

Outdoor writer Sam Cook looks ahead at 2014

For years Sam Cook has been the chief outdoors writer for the Duluth News Tribune.. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sam about outdoor issues in the months –and years—to come.


YMCA

Cook County Community YMCA celebrates Grand Opening

WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Emily Marshall and Colette Mueller of the Cook County Community YMCA on North Shore Morning about this weekend's Grand Opening festivities and more.


Happy New Year!

Deep freeze for New Years

Cold weather stays on the horizon until a warmer weekend. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Kraujalis.


Listening to the radio

Weekend News Roundup for December 28

Each week the WTIP news staff puts together a roundup of the news over the past five days.


Rachelle Christianson

Not too late to MNsure

It’s not too late to find affordable health care coverage for the New Year.  And help is available here in the community.  WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with MNsure navigat