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Inventor Gugliemo Marconi with his radio

Weekend News Roundup for Dec. 24

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


Gray wolf

Feds delist gray wolf in Great Lakes region

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said today it is ending federal protections for wolves across the Great Lakes region.


Commissioner Jim Johnson

Commissioner Johnson: The healing process proceeds

County Commissioner Jim Johnson said there are many threads in the community that need to be tied up after the Dec.


Cook County Sheriff Mark Falk

Sheriff discusses Dec. 15 courthouse shootings

On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 15, shots were fired in the Cook County Courthouse and two people received multiple wounds.


Detour on Hwy 1

Highway 1 detour south of Ely to remain in effect until Jan. 3

The detour on Hwy 1 south of Ely will remain in place until Tuesday, Jan. 3.


Daniel Schlienz

Schlienz charged Monday - additional details released

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota man charged with shooting a prosecutor and witness after he was found guilty of a sex crime told authorities he planned to hurt the prosecutor if convicted to give him &


Dianel Schlienz, Booking photo

Schlienz charged with premeditated attempted murder.

Daniel Schlienz, 42, of Grand Marais, was charged today in St. Louis County District Court with two counts of premeditated attempted first-degree murder.


 

Schlienz to be arraigned today in St. Louis County

The Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal reports this morning that the man accused in Thursday’s shooting and struggle in the Cook County Courthouse is remorseful for what happened.


Cook County Courthouse

Cook County Courthouse Shooting Press Conference (Video)

On Friday, December 16, the MN Department of Public Safety, along with the Cook County Sheriff's Office and the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension held a press conference following the shooting at the Co