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MayorLarry Carlson

State shutdown could impact Fishermen's Picnic

The state government shutdown is hitting close to home. Fishermen’s Picnic is just around the corner.


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Community Fund announces 2011 awards

The Cook County Community Fund has granted more than $11,000 to nonprofit organizations in Cook County for 2011.


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill says budget negotiations are stalled

The state government shutdown is entering its third week and there is still no end in sight. District 6-A Rep. David Dill called this morning on his way out of St.


Carol Christenson

Weather report: summer forecast and summer clouds

Summer fair weather is with us for a while, though there may be showers this weekend.


At Isle Royale. Photo: Minnesota Sea Grant

Report highlights effects of climate change on Great Lakes parks

Climate change is already damaging the fragile ecosystems of major national parks near Minnesota and throughout the rest of Great Lakes area.


Community Center Option One

Putting ‘Community’ in the Community Center,” the July First Thursday Community Conversation.

The July 7 First Thursday Community Conversation broadcast featured information, questions and comments on the proposed community center project.


Minnesota State Capitol

Many Northland legislators continue to collect paychecks during shutdown

It is 10 days and counting for the shutdown of Minnesota state government, making it the longest of any in recent history.


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Weekend News Roundup for July 9

Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff: Busy Month, Busy Fourth of July

Calls to the Cook County Sheriff's office are running ahead of the average. Sheriff Mark Falk says it was a busy Fourth of July and the past month was also active.