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Court safety

No action on suburban courthouse security

Despite expressing support, Hennepin County commissioners Tuesday delayed acting on interim steps to bolster security at the county's three suburban courtrooms.


Deer feeding

Bill would start Minn. wolf season on deer opener

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's first wolf hunting season would open at the same time as the state's main firearms deer season under a broad policy bill a Minnesota House committee will consider


Ashley Deschampe - photo by Laurie Johnson, Cook County News Herald

Ashley Deschampe in second round of national three-point shooting voting

Cook County basketball standout Ashley Deschampe has advanced into the second round of the National High School Three-Point Championship competition on Facebook.


Carol Christenson

Weekend brought snow, more may be on the way

This weekend the snows came, and more could be on the way.


Border sign

Canadian border change of heart

After years of turning back Americans with drunken-driving and other misdemeanor convictions, Canadian border officials are about to relax their entry restrictions.


Magic dials

Weekend News Roundup for Feb. 25

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


Bull moose

Moose population continues to decline; hunting season to be evaluated

Minnesota's moose population continues to decline, dropping from an estimate of 4,900 in 2011 to 4,230 in 2012, according to the annual aerial survey by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.<


L to R: James Tierney and Tim Eder, Great Lakes Commission

Study outlines solutions to Asian Carp threat

(Click on audio mp3 above to hear an interview with Great Lakes Commission executive director Tim Eder.)


Redistricting maps: Duluth News Tribune graphic

New Minn. legislative maps pair 46 incumbents

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's new legislative district maps pit 46 incumbents against each other and create 23 open seats.