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Step Back in Time with Minnesota History Player Presentation

The Grand Marais Public Library steps back in time this Friday with the help of the Minnesota Historical Society.  The library will be presenting a free history program on Virginia Mae Hope (1921


Nuremberg Trials

"The Typist" documents experience of a Minnesota soldier at the Nuremberg Trials

The life and work of Larry Tillemans of Sartell, MN, believed to be the last living clerk-typist at the Nuremberg Trials, is the subject of a new documentary film. 


Cook County Emergency Services Conference: April 25 and 26

WTIP volunteer host, Joe Detrick, spoke with Jim Wiinanen, Cook County Emergency Management Director, about the 25th annual Cook County Emergency Services Conference on April 25 and 26.


Election 2014

County-wide election opportunities are many in 2014

If you’re thinking of running for office in Cook County, it might not be too soon put those thoughts in order. Filing for most offices starts on May 20 and closes on June 3.


Meteorologist Carol Christenson

A couple of nice days before winter returns

Blizzard on Saturday, 60s on Easter, nice weather for a couple of days this week. Then more SNOW.


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Weekend News Roundup for April 19

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news. The Scannell trial date has been set.


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Deer Hunters Assn. sponsors "forkhorn" camps

The Minnesota Deer Hunters Assn. sponsors three level camps for “forkhorns.” WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Pete Harris about programs for youth.


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Scannell trial set for July

A July jury trial has been set for Cook County Attorney Tim Scannell’s sexual misconduct case.


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Commissioner discusses security and emergency issues

Emergency management, new vehicles and courthouse security were topics of discussion at the recent meeting of the county board. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Garry Gamble.


Stewardship Awards and the Health of Lake Superior

Lissa Radke is the U.S. Coordinator of the Lake Superior Binational Forum and a regular guest on North Shore Morning.