This year’s performances of the annual Community Christmas Concert in Grand Marais drew capacity crowds, December 4 & 5th. In this feature, WTIP volunteer Mark Abrahamson talks with conductor and composer Bill Beckstrand, now in his second year as director. Mark also recorded parts of the final rehearsal and spoke with orchestra and chorus members.
The city’s Gunflint Hills golf course is going to need more capital money and the Rec Park’s “Community Connection” goes back to the drawing board.
Members of the Cook County school board are set to meet next week to hammer out a contract for Superintendent Beth Schwarz. According to board chair Mary Sanders the board will meet 8:30 a.m.
It’s going to snow, but probably not here. It’s cold, but it’ll warm up.
Each weekend WTIP news produces a round up of the news stories they’ve been following this week.
Lodging tax revenues for October were up from the same month last year county-wide according to the latest report from the Cook County Auditor-Treasurer’s office.
It’s what the weather service calls “see-saw” weather. WTIP’s Jay Andersen spoke with meteorologist Carol Christenson about somewhat unseasonal weather and penguins.