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Superintendent Beth Schwarz

Open school policy adopted -- with reservations

ISD166 has a new weapons policy, a new open campus policy and a teacher contract. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Superintendent Beth Schwarz about the recent board meeting.

 


Ginny Gordon mysteries

Weekend News Roundup for May 17

Each week the WTIP news team puts together a roundup of the week's news.


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Healthy Community: Newspaper focus group, Tuesday May 20

Rhonda Silence, editor of the Cook County News Herald,  is participating in the Editors and Publishers Leadership Program offered through the Minnesota Newspaper Association and the Blandin Found


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Survey: Child Care Needs in Cook County

WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson spoke with Kristin Blomberg from Public Health and Human Services and Emily Marshall from the YMCA on North Shore Morning.  


Vernal pool

Vernal pools: spring in the forest

Watershed Restoration and Protection Strategies or WRAPS is the local response to a pilot project to put together a comprehensive watershed plan for the north shore.


Commissioner Bruce Martinson

Transportation issues on county board sgenda

Cook County Commissioners met this week and transportation issues are prominent on the agenda. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Commissioner Bruce Martinson.

 


Mayor Larry Carlson

Personnel business dominates city council meeting

The liquor store has a new manager, the street department has a new employee and there’ll be a new canopy in Harbor Park. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with Grand Marais Mayor Larry Carlson.


Mark Sandbo

EDA Open House draws good numbers

The Joint Economic Development Authority had a successful open house this week. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with EDA President Mark Sandbo about the event.


Amicus Adventure Sailing

“Sea Change" - Lake Superior Climate Change Presentation

Northland College student Julia Fair and Katya Gordon of Amicus Adventure Sailing will be discussing their plan to address climate change in the Lake Superior watershed.


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Take a Hike with the Cook County Invasives Team

The Cook County Invasive Team works to control the introduction and spread of invasive species across the county.   WTIP's Jana Berka spoke with the coordinator of the