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All community members welcome at the Tennis Block Party on June 6

WTIP spoke to Lee Bergstrom, president of the Cook County Tennis Association, and Emily Marshall of the Cook County YMCA about the upcoming Tennis Block Party.

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Rep. Rick Nolan

Revised postal system is not acceptable to Congressman Nolan

Eighth District Rep. Rick Nolan is concerned about highway funding and the postal service. WTIP’s Jay Andersen also spoke with Rep. Nolan about the way Congress is working or not working.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day seeks to educate about at-risk elders

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – and many people may not be aware that elders can be at risk. WTIP volunteer Marnie McMillan spoke with Marybeth Wilkes of the Violence Prevent

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"HomeStretch" Workshop provides assistance to home buyers, June 13

June is National Homeownership Month and there will be a local one-day workshop to assist folks interested in purchasing a house.  WTIP volunteer Mary Manning spoke with Sandy O’Fallon of t

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Sheriff Pat Eliasen

Summer starts off quiet for Sheriff

It’s been a quiet start to summer for Cook County law enforcement. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff Pat Eliasen about a safe graduation and the campaign against distracted driving.

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Lutsen 99er offers events for all ages during last weekend in June

Fifteen hundred mountain bikers will gather at Lutsen Mountains during the last weekend of June for the Lutsen 99er. WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Mike Larson and Linda Kratt on North

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Blues musician Guy Davis comes to Grand Marais June 6

Nationally-known blues musician Guy Davis will be visiting Grand Marais on June 6th, with plans for a concert and a special kids program.

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Meteorologist Mike Stewart

It's beginning to look a lot like summer

Without going too far out on a limb, it’s safe to say summer is probably, here. And that’s a firm “maybe.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Mike Stewart.

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WTIP Weekend News Roundup for May 30

Each week the WTIP news department puts together a    roundup of the week’s top news stories.

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'Perennials In Your Garden' workshops offered on June 6

If you’d like to learn more about the wonderful perennial flowers that will grow in Cook County, there are June workshops that can help. WTIP volunteer Randy Eastlund spoke with Diane Booth

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