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This year's "Night of the Notorious" takes place Monday, January 13 (Jeremy Marshall/Flickr)

Annual "Night of the Notorious" event takes place Monday, Jan. 13

The "Night of the Notable & Notorious" is the culmination of a semester-long project for the annual College in the Schools Composition class at Cook County High School.


2014 Varsity Alpine Ski Meet at Lutsen Mountains

The Cook County Vikings Varsity Alpine Ski Team Wins 2014 Meet at Lutsen Mountains

WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson had a chance to visit with Cook County skiers, coaches and parents at the Varsity Alpine Ski Meet at Lutsen Mountains on Friday, January 10, 2014. 


Early radio listening

Weekend News Roundup for January 11

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


Rep. David Dill

Rep. Dill looks ahead to 2014 session

The Minnesota Legislature goes into its 2014 session late February.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Representative David Dill.


Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk

County Board hold reorganization meeting

The Cook County commissioners had a special reorganizational meeting on Tuesday.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Heidi Doo-Kirk about chairmanships and assignments.


Howard Hedstrom, EDA member

Seven appointed to local boards and commissions

Cook County commissioners met in special session Tuesday to among other things appoint citizen members to county commission and board positions.


Commissioner Jan Hall

Current County Board chair and vice-chair re-elected

The Cook County Board of Commissioners met in special session Tuesday morning to among other things select a chair and vice-chair for 2014.


Sheriff Mark Falk

Domestics and snowmobiles end the law enforcement year

Basically the holidays were placid as far as Cook County law enforcement was concerned. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sheriff mark Falk.


Gunflint Ranger Nancy Larson

North Shore Restoration open house is Friday

The North Shore Restoration Project will stretch along the shore from Two Harbors to the border.  WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Gunflint District Ranger Nancy Larson about an informational Restor


Sen. Tom Bakk

Sen. Tom Bakk looks to the 2014 legislative session

Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk looks ahead to the 2014 legislative session. WTIPs Jay Andersen spoke with Sen. Bakk about three issues that will undoubtedly be dealt with during the session.